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Leyland Takes Blame For Ortiz Grand Slam
Posted By Blake Bass On October 14, 2013 @ 5:04 PM In MLB | No Comments
Source: ESPNBoston.com 
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland told reporters on Monday he regrets not telling Joaquin Benoit to pitch carefully to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, whose eighth-inning grand slam Sunday night tied Game 2 at 5-5.
The Red Sox would go on to win in the bottom of the ninth and tie the ALCS at a game apiece.
“I made a mistake that I take full responsibility for,” Leyland said. “I should’ve reminded [Benoit] that we didn’t want to Ortiz to beat us.”
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