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Video: Rajai Davis scores on his own infield single

Toronto Blue Jays' Rajai Davis, left, turns for

Toronto Blue Jays' Rajai Davis, left, turns for the dugout after scoring on his single and two errors by the Boston Red Sox during the third inning. (Aug. 14, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Here's something you don't see every day: a baseball player scoring on his own infield single.

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis did just that on Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox. Well, technically, he was helped out by two throwing errors, but it was still a sight to behold.

Here's how it went down: Davis hit a ground ball off Jon Lester's leg. Lester scooped the ball up and flipped it underhand to Mike Napoli, who could not handle the throw.

The ball caromed off the wall and away from Napoli as the speedy Davis advanced to third. Right fielder Shane Victorino's relay to third went wide of third baseman Will Middlebrooks and took another bad bounce off the wall, allowing Davis (who had slid headfirst into third) to get up and score with relative ease.

It was officially scored an infield single, with throwing errors from Lester and Victorino.

Watch the video below and see how it all panned out. (Newsday app users can watch the video at http://t.co/AFF9dJcAXz.)

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