Found June 17, 2013 on FenwayNation:
PLAYERS: Mike NapoliMike Carp
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox have Monday off and then play a double-admission day-night doubleheader against the Rays on Tuesday. Based on current evaluations, both Mike Napoli and Mike Carp should be ready to play in those Tuesday games. Napoli is out with an undisclosed "illness" and Carp tweaked a hammy while legging out a double. The 1PM start on Tuesday is a make-up of a rainout on Friday, April 12th. Tickets for that April game are valid for the first game.

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