Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/15/13
The Red Sox came out on the wrong end of an 11-inning decision Wednesday night, but they hope that some ninth-inning heroics will jolt Mike Napoli out of his miserable slump. Napoli launched a two-run, two-out home run in the top of the ninth — his first since July 24 — to send the game into extras and the Red Sox bench into hysterics. The Blue Jays went on to win two innings later, but WEEI’s Mike Salk believes that Napoli’s homer will still serve as one of the seminal moments of this season. Hear why in the video above. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Boston Red Sox Video, Dennis Eckersley, Mike Napoli, NESN Video, Red Sox Gameday Live, Tom Caron, Top Stories, Video

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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