David Ortiz is greeted at the plate after his grand slam in the third inning. (Charles Krupa/AP)
By Mike Petraglia / Special to MLB.com
All the talk about David Ortiz's demise was all just idle chit-chat, as the Red Sox slugger mashed his eighth career grand slam over the Green Monster. Dustin Pedroia also homered in a five-run fourth to help Daisuke Matsuzaka win his fourth game of the season.
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