Brandon Drury Blasts Grand Slam in First At-Bat With Padres

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Acquired at the trade deadline from the Reds, Drury wasted no time making himself at home in San Diego. Brandon Drury: Welcome to Slam Diego. Wednesday brought about the much-anticipated Padres debut for Juan Soto, who joined the team in Tuesday’s blockbuster trade. But San Diego also brought in Drury, the 29-year-old well-traveled utility man in the midst of the best season of his career. And he wasted no time ingratiating himself to his new fan base, crushing a first-inning grand slam on the first pitch he saw. The home run was Drury’s 21st of the season, already a career best….

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