Video: Phillies’ Scott Kingery Belts First MLB Grand Slam
Fans at Citizens Bank Park have already seen its fair share of grand slams this season, getting two of them in the game on Saturday night against the Marlins.
The got another one tonight, the first ever by Phillies rookie Scott Kingery.
With the Phillies holding onto a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the eighth, Kingery blasted a 0-1 pitch over the left field wall for a grand slam to put the Phillies up 6-1 over the Cincinnati Reds.
It was a much needed homer for Kingery who had been 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in the game. After hitting his first major league homer Monday against the Phillies, Kingery can now add his first ever major league grand slam to his resume.