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Cubs 4, Nationals 3: David Bote comes through under pressure, hits ultimate grand slam

Cubs 4, Nationals 3: David Bote comes through under pressure, hits ultimate grand slam

It really doesn’t get better than that in a regular-season game. Twenty-five years elapsed between Cubs walkoff grand slams, in between Rick Wilkins’ blast August 30, 1993, and Jason Heyward accomplishing the feat earlier this year, June 6 against the Phillies. And now the Cubs have two of them in just a bit more than two months, with Sunday night’s hit by rookie David Bote winning the game over the Nationals 4-3, and topping Heyward’s by being an “ultimate grand slam.” I’ll explain that in a moment, but first, you’d certainly like to watch that again, wouldn’t you? This...

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