Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/15/13
Sean Riley, Contributing Writer Through 38 games this season the Boston Red Sox have struck out 317 times as a team. To really put that into perspective they could potentially break the American League strikeout record of 1,387 for a season. Fortunately the Houston Astros will likely hit that mark before Boston does with there league leading 381 strikeouts already. The biggest breeze blowing through Fenway Park this year has been off the bat of Mike Napoli and unfortunately that's not about his homeruns. While Napoli is hitting for power and leading the league in extra base hits, he is also leading in strikeouts with 50 through 38 games. Right now he is on pace for 213 K's which would be the third highest in Major League history. "Me personally, I like to get involved in an at-bat," said Napoli,"The last thing you want to do, especially early in the game, is go in there, swing at the first pitch and get out. There are situations if I face a guy a lot, I'm more likely to swing...
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