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What’s the only thing that can make an inside-the-park grand slam more exciting? Scoring an inside-the-park grand slam by evading a play at the plate.

That’s what happened to J.P. Crawford, a Phillies shortstop prospect playing with the AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs during an 8-2 win over the Gwinnett Braves.

Crawford miraculously evaded a questionable tag attempt by Braves catcher David Freitas after pausing, then sliding into home plate as seen below:

The grand slam helped the IronPigs jump ahead after facing a 1-1 tie game and score an additional three runs to win in a blowout.

Jason has contributed to numerous websites in the past covering a wide range of sports including SEC football for the past four seasons. He began his journalism career as a student journalist at the University of Tennessee where he covered the Vols for the student radio station and newspaper. Here’s ...Read more
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