David Bote: first ultimate grand slam (walkoff Grand Slam hit when down 3 runs) to erase 3-0 deficit since Sammy Byrd of the Reds 5/23/1936 vs Pirates. And then we did ... [Max] Scherzer is punching everyone out and grunting. Bote's was with 2 out though. ", Almora: "When he hit it, I threw my hands up in the air. It was incredible. I had this feeling, if the game doesn't end with [Willson] Contreras, the Cubs are going to win this game.". Albert Almora Jr. was on second base: "I remember there was a low strike called on him and I thought that was a tough one, so I was thinking with two strikes, 'Keep battling. We were jumping up and down and hugging each other. Dazu gehört der Widerspruch gegen die Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten durch Partner für deren berechtigte Interessen. Last Sunday, on national television, Bote hit the only walk-off grand slam in baseball history in which a team was trailing 3-0 and down to its last out -- let alone the last strike. About 1,000 miles away, near Denver, Bote's father, Bob, and the rest of his family were watching the game too. '", Javier Baez: "I had changeup, homer. "It's a grand slam baby and now it's another walk-off for him," teammate Anthony Rizzo joked. Andrew Bucholtz is a staff writer for Awful Announcing and The Comeback. You love those moments. Instead, it was a fastball, homer. A group of four to five of us were talking about it on the bench. ", Cubs play-by-play announcer Len Kasper was working radio for the game: "After the Nationals get the two in the ninth, I figure I don't have to go downstairs for a postgame interview. I'm not kidding. And one of the coolest things I've ever seen.

On a 2-2 count, Bote hit a low Madson fastball into the center-field bleachers. He has the mojo going for him right now.' ", Bob Bote: "I thought they would send a lefty up, but when they panned to the on-deck circle, I saw David. I watched every pitch until [Ryan] Zimmerman got his base hit, then I got up and I said, 'The game is over.' He's going deep.

My adrenaline level spiked immediately. David Bote: "My wife watched it at our place near Wrigley, then went outside and heard everyone singing, 'Go Cubs Go. Yahoo ist Teil von Verizon Media. ", Willson Contreras, who had just been pinch-run for: "I was putting my helmet down in the dugout and walking into the crowd of teammates on the bench to sneak myself in there. It was fun.". ", Rizzo: "I think the picture of him coming around third will be pretty cool to look at later.

Bote is still at a loss for words, so those closest to him will have to tell the story, beginning with his teammates. When the ball was hit, I just stood up with my arms in the air while everyone else is jumping over the fence. He made his MLB debut in 2018. They are about to lose, then, boom, he wins it. It had never happened before.

'", Tommy La Stella: "Me and a few other guys were talking. David C. Bote (born April 7, 1993) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). That's why we play baseball. And then the next pitch he hit the homer. Bote attended Erie High School in Erie, Colorado as a freshman and later transferred to Faith Christian Academy in Arvada, Colorado. We watched the replay. ", Montgomery: "It was one of the best baseball moments across the board. Tommy was saying the same thing. Ask me next year. Justin Wilson said, 'He's going to throw a fastball and Bote is going to crush it.' I couldn't believe it. aus oder wählen Sie 'Einstellungen verwalten', um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und eine Auswahl zu treffen. I didn't know what happened. By Teddy Greenstein. '", Montgomery: "I told Brian Duensing, 'This is a big moment in his career. I knew it was gone. Dies geschieht in Ihren Datenschutzeinstellungen. About 20 seconds. We had a Will Smith on Will Smith crime in Game 5. www.TheComeback.com is a sports fan website and is in no way affiliated with any professional sports team, league, or its Properties. We just kind of had a feeling about it. It’s remarkable to see the “Bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, two out, down by three” grand slam scenario many kids dream of actually come true.

LD. "For 20 seconds I had no idea, for sure. August 13, 2018, 5:55pm. Most of the guys were standing.

Last Sunday, on national television, Bote hit the only walk-off grand slam in baseball history in which a team was trailing 3-0 and down to its last out -- let alone the last strike.

Brandon Kintzler: "I had just pitched and I was in the gym, but there is a delay on the TV. We were screaming like little kids. Bob Bote: "In the ninth inning, I was downstairs folding clothes. The place went nuts. Obviously, I knew something happened. Byrd's was with none out.#Cubs — Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) August 13, 2018. I really did, before the at-bat began. Just the way the game is going. Bote rounded third base with his arms out like he was a plane. Everyone was pushing for a homer.

How is he going to respond?'". We don't have time to run out there to home plate, so we do our own celebration. "The other part of that at-bat, for Bote, there was a called strike which looked like a ball and it stood out to me he didn't blanch, he did not turn around, he did not get upset. So he was like, 'You want to give him spirit fingers?' Bob Bote: "We were screaming, 'He did it, he did it, he did it.' It was an awesome experience.". Then [the Nationals] add two in the ninth and I figured the only chance we had is if they made errors or walked guys. Him and I kind of looked at each other after he hit it. Zobrist: "I remember thinking, 'Why did he go to the ground?' I was thinking it, dreaming it, but I wasn't expecting it. Damit Verizon Media und unsere Partner Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten können, wählen Sie bitte 'Ich stimme zu.' That moment was unbelievable. Then I saw and took off running.