Betts ends 13-pitch at-bat with a Monster slam – MLB.com

BOSTON — The moment kept building and building, and at one point you could almost feel something special was going to happen.

In an at-bat that will be hard for anyone to top for the rest of the season, Red Sox star Mookie Betts battled Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ for 13 pitches and smashed a 3-2 offering over the Green Monster and onto Lansdowne Street for a grand slam that sent Fenway Park into a state of eruption.

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BOSTON — The moment kept building and building, and at one point you could almost feel something special was going to happen.

In an at-bat that will be hard for anyone to top for the rest of the season, Red Sox star Mookie Betts battled Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ for 13 pitches and smashed a 3-2 offering over the Green Monster and onto Lansdowne Street for a grand slam that sent Fenway Park into a state of eruption.

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With that one swing in the bottom of the fourth, Betts turned a 2-1 deficit into a 5-2 lead for Boston, which went on to win its 10th game in a row, 6-4.

The slam brought the normally low-key Betts into a state of delirium. As he reached first base, he twisted, turned and shouted with excitement toward his dugout and nearly lost his balance.

Betts stumbles to first in excitement after slam

“Obviously, everyone was excited. A big moment in the game kind of swung everything around. It was definitely fun,” said Betts. “Since I’ve been in the big leagues, that’s probably the most excited I’ve been.”

Why so much emotion?

“It was probably the at-bat, how the whole inning was going, everybody was kind of waiting for something to

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