On a night that was hot, then rainy, then blustery, Travis Snider's swing was the real force of nature.
Travis Snider hit his second home run on the season, a grand slam and eventual game-winner. (Photo credit: David Hague)
Snider didn't start against right-hander Matt Garza, but the Cubs bullpen arrived for the 6th inning and he took some cuts in the batting cage to get ready to pinch-hit.
The situation: bases loaded in the 6th inning, down 3-1 and facing former teammate Shawn Camp.
"He tends to get a lot of guys to chase outside the zone," Snider said. "He made a mistake up in the zone... I was able to sit back on a change-up."
Snider sent the elevated mistake flying to right-center field, then wondered if it had enough lift to clear the fence 389 feet away. He knew it was...
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