Bumgarner, Posey first battery-mates to hit grand slams in same game
On Sunday, the Giants got grand slams from catcher Buster Posey and starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, and that, folks, is MLB history.
So during the course of Sunday's Diamondbacks-Giants game (SF 8, ARI 4), Giants catcher Buster Posey hit a grand slam. That's notable, as grand slams, by definition, tend to be. The very next inning, though, Giants starter Madison Bumgarner decided that seemed like a cool thing to do ...
Yes, that's a grand slam by each member of the starting battery in the same game. And now for implications of what you've just witnessed ...
Multiple stat services confirming: Posey and Bumgarner became first battery to hit a grand slam in the same game in MLB history.— Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) July 13, 2014
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