On September 14, 2005 — On his way to home plate to score ahead of Tony Graffanino, who homered over the left-field wall, Gabe Kapler ruptures his Achilles tendon while rounding second base, and he cannot continue around the bases. After a delay of five minutes, the Red Sox outfielder needs to be carried off the field and is replaced in the basepaths by pinch runner Alejandro Machado to finish the trip around the diamond in Boston’s 5-3 win over Toronto at the Skydome.

 


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