I think one of the great things about the way we use technology to follow sports is the ability to take a step back and observe the way the masses react to memorable moments. In the case of Travis Snider's grand slam in the sixth inning of the Pirates' 5-4 win against the Cubs on Tuesday, my observation is that there was smoke coming off my Twitter feed in the moments following the decisive strike.

First, my humble submission:
Salami in the Lunchbox. #Pirates #Cubs

— Tom Bragg (@TomBraggSports) May 22, 2013
  ...and James' bold prediction:

Regardless of the result, I love this move to pinch-hit Snider for Barmes. #Pirates

— James Santelli (@JamesSantelli) May 22, 2013

 

#PIRATES 5, CUBS 3 - 6th - What did I say? #LunchboxBomb

— James Santelli (@JamesSan...

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