FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When Mike Napoli finished his swing, all he had left to hold was a tiny part of his bat handle. The rest of the bat went to third base, where Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe fielded it.
The baseball? That soared over the Green Monster for the rare broken-bat home run.
Ian Browne is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.