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Travis Hafner's grand slam caps Cleveland's 5-run ninth to beat Toronto, 5-4
CLEVELAND (AP) ' Travis Hafner hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap the Cleveland's five-run rally and give the Indians a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
Hafner hit the first pitch from Luis Perez (1-2) deep into the right-field seats for Cleveland's second walkoff slam of the season. Carlos Santana also did it to beat Detroit 9-5 on April 29.
Hafner's 12th career slam made a winner of Tony Sipp (4-1), who yielded Jose Bautista's 29th homer in the eighth to give Toronto what seemed like a comfortable 4-0 lead.
But Frank Francisco loaded the bases without getting an out. Perez came on and struck out Michael Brantley before Asdrubal Cabrera lined an RBI single to left.