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Shane Victorino hit switch at right time in Game 6 of ALCS

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In Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, the name fit the accomplishment.

Shane Victorino stepped up to the plate in the seventh inning with the bases loaded and the Redo Sox trailing, 2-1, and delivered a grand slam to left that launched the Red Sox into the World Series.

“My thought was to just get something in the air and get us back into the game,’’ Victorino said. “When I hit it, I started to think maybe it could hit the wall or go out.

“It was a big moment. I was excited., I started to pound my chest going around the bases. I hope [the Tigers] understand. It was a special moment. I meant no disrespect to them.”

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