Found October 25, 2011 on Boston Herald Sports:
ARLINGTON, Texas - Mike Napoli's game-winning double came off left-hander Marc Rzepczynski. But that wasn't...

Napoli's influence on Rangers immense

For a guy who hit .320 with 30 homers this season, Mike Napoli wasn't too offended with his position in the Texas Rangers' batting order. Actually, he wasn't offended at all. He just took a long look at the lineup card for Sunday night's Game 4 of the World Series and assumed his manager, Ron Washington, had a reason for making him one of the most spectacularly overqualified...

Game 4: Napoli has big comeback in Rangers win

ARLINGTON, TEXAS (AP) - Mike Napoli took a mighty swing, tossed his bat aside and trotted around the bases. Fireworks exploded in the air, and Texas Rangers fans cheered wildly.No wild throws, close plays or missed calls for Napoli in Game 4 of the World Series.Back behind the plate, Napoli ...

Mike Napoli on Game 4 homer: 'If he throws me a slider, I might look silly'

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Rangers take Series lead

Mike Napoli's two-run double in the eighth inning gave the Rangers a 4-2 win and a 3-2 series lead over the Cardinals.

World Series Game Five: Texas 4, St. Louis 2

One thing: 1. Win: Darren Oliver Mike Napoli. Save: Neftali Feliz Mike Napoli. ...

Scioscia says he, ex-Angel Napoli didn't clash

Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Tuesday that personality conflicts with catcher Mike Napoli had nothing to do with the January trade that cost the Angels one of the most powerful hitters in the American League.

Elvis Andrus did not give proper help to sliding Mike Napoli at plate in Game 3

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Daily Friar 10.25.11

Another day, another Daily Friar. Mike Napoli is quickly turning into a World Series hero as Texas is now a game from winning. I for one was hoping he would be a Friar last year. Here are some links:   Heath Bell and Chase Headley talk about the front office - Bill Center (UT) "Heath Bell and Chase Headley believe the Padres' philosophy will not significantly change...

Rangers One Win From World Series Title

The Texas Rangers are one win away from making history. After winning Game 5 of the 2011 World Series by a final count of 4-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Rangers need one more victory to claim the franchise’s first championship. However, the news isn’t all bad for the Cardinals. Game 6 and Game 7 are both going to be played in St. Louis. In other words, if the Cardinals...

Holland baffles Cardinals; Rangers even Series

Derek Holland pitched into the ninth inning, Mike Napoli belted a three-run homer and the Rangers beat the Cardinals 4-0 in Game 4 to even the the World Series at two games apiece.

Flotsam and JetsamMiscellaneous thoughts and observations.Just as a reminder - before the season started I predicted that Mike Napoli would have a big season offensively. I predicted that he would do as well or better than Victor Martinez. I did not predict that he would be playing almost into November though... Magicians deal in sleight of hand while comedians deal in sleight of...
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