Roman Quinn carried off field after suffering Achilles injury (Video)

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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Roman Quinn had to be carried off the field after suffering Achilles injury during Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Philadelphia Phillies continued their trip down in Florida with a two-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. After splitting their four-game set against the rival Miami Marlins, the Phillies looked to take game one. Unfortunately, they lost one of their outfielders to injury.

Outfielder Roman Quinn was on first base as the tying run in the top of the fifth-inning with the team down 2-0 to Tampa Bay. After Ronald Torreyes hit a triple to left field, Quinn rounded third to tie the game. In the process, Quinn stumbled to the ground, got up and hopped on one leg to touch home plate.

Quinn laid on the ground after touching home, and had to be carried off the field by manager Joe Girardi and the team’s head trainer.

Shortly afterwards, the team announced that Quinn is done for the game with a left Achilles injury.

Phillies: Roman Quinn carried off field after suffering Achilles injury

Seeing the outfielder limp instantly spelled bad news, and things only got worse when he had to be physically carried off the field. With Quinn now determined to have an Achilles injury, now we have to wait for official word on just how serious it is.

You can not help but admire Quinn’s toughness for getting back up after injuring his left Achilles to ensure the team tied the game.

Entering this game, Quinn was slashing .160/.300/.280 while recording two RBI, seven runs scored and eight hits through 27 games.

With Quinn dealing with an Achilles injury, we now wait and see how long the outfielder will be sidelined.

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