On June 28, 2003, the Red Sox purchased Kapler's contract from the Colorado Rockies. He batted .291 in 158 at-bats for Boston in 2003. Theo re-signed him for $750,000 in 2004. After starting the 2005 season in Japan, Kapler returned to the States in mid-summer and rejoined the Red Sox, playing in 26 games down the stretch.
Gabe Kapler
On June 28, 2003, the Red Sox purchased Kapler's contract from the Colorado Rockies. He batted .291 in 158 at-bats for Boston in 2003. Theo re-signed him for $750,000 in 2004. After starting the 2005 season in Japan, Kapler returned to the States in mid-summer and rejoined the Red Sox, playing in 26 games down the stretch.
(Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn)
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