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Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli exited last night’s
game against the Baltimore Orioles due to illness. Manager John Farrell told
Evan Drellich of Mass Live that it was a lot of general nausea that Napoli
experienced, adding that the slugger is expected back in Boston’s lineup today.
"General illness, felt a lot of nausea after the
double, heavy humidity in addition to the lightheadedness," Sox manager
John Farrell said of the symptoms. "Kind of what's been going around the
entire club here."
Napoli reached base on a double off of Kevin Gausman in the
top of the second inning. He exited soon after due to the nausea, and the Red
Sox replaced him at first base with Mike Carp.
Boston signed Napoli to a one-year deal this offseason, and
he’s proven effective and healthy in making the transition from behind the
plate to first base. The 31-year-old has hit .259/.344/.461 with 20 doubles,
one triple and nine home runs over 276 plate appearances this season.
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