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A deeper look at Chris Davis' extra-inning grand slam

A deeper look at Chris Davis' extra-inning grand slam

Grand slams are cool. Four runs on one swing. Extra-inning grand slams aren’t just cool. They are pretty darn rare. There have been only two this season: the Cincinnati Reds' Todd Frazier did it on June 17 versus Detroit. And the Orioles’ Chris Davis accomplished it Wednesday afternoon against the Oakland Athletics to give the Orioles a 7-3 win at O.co Coliseum. Thanks to baseball-reference.com and baseball historian Bill Arnold, we discovered just how rare an extra-inning grand slam is in Orioles franchise history. Davis’ was the seventh – for a modern-day franchise that goes back to 1954. Matt Wieters has done it twice, in 2012 (at the...

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