If you only saw the 9-5 final score of yesterday's baseball win, you would miss the best part. Tied 5-5 with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom or the ninth inning, freshman catcher P.J. Jones hit a game-winning grand slam.
Not only is a walk-off grand slam a pretty cool way to end a game, but it was Jones' first collegiate home run. You can see the home run and the celebration in the videos below, pretty fun stuff.
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Jones’ walk-off homer lifts Cougs past OSU - Spokesman.com - May 19, 2012
PULLMAN – Autograph-seekers found their man just outside the press box atop the Bailey Brayton-Field seats, an unlikely hero signing baseballs and T-shirts and game rosters.
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PULLMAN, Wash. – P.J. Jones hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to give Washington State a 9-5 win over Oregon State Saturday afternoon.
Baseball - Washington State 9, Oregon State 5: Grand slam in ninth-inning powers Cougars past Beavers | OregonLive.com
PULLMAN, Wash. - PJ Jones hit a two-out grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to send Washington State to a 9-5 win over the 23rd-ranked Oregon State baseball team Saturday at Bailey-Brayton Field.