April 16, 1987, Boston. Baseballhistorian.com News Flash-
Dwight Evans powered a grand slam homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to pace the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 comeback win over the Texas Rangers. The Rangers' pitcher Charlie Hough was staked to a 4-1 lead going into the sixth and left with the bases filled with Red Sox. Dwight Evans greeted reliever Dale Mohorcic (1-1) with his grand slammer.
Winning pitcher Bruce Hurst (2-0) pitched six innings and reliever Wes Gardner picked up his first major league save. Gardner pitched the final three innings, striking out 7 Rangers, allowed only one hit, walked none. Dwight Evans was 2 for 3, including a triple and scored twice. Time of Game 2:52, A 16,870