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Padres’ Manny Machado rips Rangers with walk-off grand slam

Padres’ Manny Machado rips Rangers with walk-off grand slam

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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Manny Machado walked out of the batter's box and watched a ball he hit sail 436 feet before it landed in the left field seats for a walk-off grand slam to lead the San Diego Padres to a win over the Texas Rangers. Machado's laser home run came in the bottom of the 10th inning of the 6-3 win Wednesday at Petco Park in San Diego. Advertisement "We are doing special things here," Machado told reporters. "We are going to continue to do that. We are having a lot of fun doing it. "We have a special group of guys and I'm lucky to be a part of this."[embedded content] The Padres led 2-1 through eight innings before Joey Gallo homered for the Rangers in the top of the ninth inning to force extra innings. Willie Calhoun gave Texas a 3-2 edge with an RBI single in the top of the 1...