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Mo Vaughn’s grand slam ends wild Red Sox opener

It ended just before dusk with the magnitude of Mo, a grand slam that may rank as the greatest closing act ever seen in a Fenway opener, seven runs from seven batters in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 9-7 win win over the Seattle Mariners.

``I was on the runway after the game chatting with [Seattle pitcher] Randy Johnson,’’ said Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette, ``and about 25 fans started chanting, `Sign Mo now! Sign Mo now!’ I left my wife and kids to deal with that and came into the clubhouse. For some reason, they stopped when I left.’’

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