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MIKE NAPOLI RUMORS & GOSSIP

David Ortiz Runs His Hands Through Mike Napoli’s Hair and I Can’t Stop Watching It

The World Champion 2013 Red Sox had the celebratory beard tug. In 2015, they’ve got… whatever the hell this is: Honestly, it doesn’t look like a lot of fun. And I can’t imagine Papi didn’t find a couple college girls and a six pack of Strohs in there. But who cares? Napoli went yard again last night, for what seemed like his 5,000th time this spring, but was probably...
Via Surviving Grady
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli is in Full “Hulk Smash” Mode

So far, spring training’s been bringing us a lot of downers. Vazquez is lost, Kelly’s arm is buggy, Koji’s starting the season on the DL and Victorino’s been grandfathered into an outfield slot that seemed all but given to Rusney Castillo. But there’s been some good news, too. For one, this team’s been scoring runs by the ******** (an actual metric measurement). For...
Via Surviving Grady
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli crushes home run despite broken bat (Video)

Mike Napoli hits HR despite broken bat Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli hit a monster home run despite breaking his bat during the fourth inning of Monday night's Grapefruit League spring training game against Minnesota.The barrel of the bat landed all the way at third base, yet the ball carried all the way to the seats above the outfield wall in left-center field, which...
Via Holdout Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli hit a ridiculous broken bat home run

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know – it’s Spring Training, and what happens doesn’t matter all that much, and blah blah blah. But on Monday night, Mike Napoli hit a home run that broke his bat. It was ridiculous, incredible, and completely awesome. Imagine being Brian Duensing here. You jam Napoli and do enough to break his bat…and yet, he’s still trotting around the bases and Red...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Has Been Having Hilarious Dreams Since Sleep Apnea Surgery

This embed is invalid" /> Mike Napoli doesn’t need to be conscious to reap the benefits of his recent sleep apnea surgery. Napoli, who underwent a serious procedure over the offseason to alleviate a longstanding sleep issue, revealed in January he hadn’t had a dream in eight years before the surgery. The Boston Red Sox first baseman evidently is...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Doing Great Following Facial Reconstruction Surgery

When Mike Napoli announced he was having surgery following the 2014 season, Boston Red Sox fans cringed, fearing the unknown. The 33-year-old underwent a procedure to combat his sleep apnea and by all accounts, it was a real deal facial reconstruction surgery. “I’ve been dealing with sleep apnea for a long time, my whole career,” Napoli told WEEI.com back in October. “I...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli almost retired because of sleep apnea

      This embed is invalid   " /> MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Mike Napoli’s pillow has never felt so good.   Napoli underwent successful surgery in November to alleviate his sleep apnea, which the Boston Red Sox first baseman revealed Saturday was actually much worse than anyone ever imagined. “I couldn’t do it anymore, the way I was feeling,” Napoli...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli: I want to play in Boston for rest of my career

Mike Napoli has no complaints about his quality of life. Napoli, who is entering the second year of a two-year, $32 million contract he signed last offseason, isn’t shy about professing his love for Boston. The first baseman developed a unique relationship with the city during the Red Sox’s successful 2013, and he can totally envision continuing the relationship well into the...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli to have surgery to correct sleep apnea

Plenty of big leaguers will have surgeries this off season to fix the little things that ail them. Happens every year. Mike Napoli is one of those guys. But here’s the thing, the Boston Red Sox first baseman has been dealing with finger, toe and back issues, but that’s not what he’s getting checked out. Dude is having, wait for it, facial reconstruction surgery. Yup, you read...
Via Hall of Very Good
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Napoli crushes home run into upper deck

Mike Napoli nearly sent a baseball back across the border Tuesday. Napoli absolutely pulverized a three-run homer in the 11th inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 11-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The blast, which landed in the fifth deck, traveled an estimated 452 feet. Napoli’s home run is only the 17th ever hit into the fifth deck at Rogers Centre, according...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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