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On Tuesday night, Rangers reliever Jason Grilli struck out Giancarlo Stanton to end the game, securing a 10-4 victory for his team. Grilli was pumped:

Which is fine. It’s okay to get a little jacked up when you strike out one of the most fearsome power hitters in baseball to end a game. Grilli did, however, open the door for some retribution, and oh boy did Giancarlo Stanton go stomping through it last night.

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In the top of the eighth, with the Marlins up 13-5, Stanton hit a 468-foot bambinazo, and then mocked Grilli’s celebration from the previous night as he made his way to first:

Ooooh, Jason, he got you.

After the game, Stanton sassily confirmed what everyone already knew: he was getting revenge for the night before. “That was just for his reaction last night,” said Stanton. “When you have a reaction like that in a game that doesn’t matter, if that out is not the deciding factor in the game, then I’m going to do the same.”

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