MASH Unit: Down goes Napoli, Pedroia gets injected, Koji closing soon

The GuruContributing WriterWith two starters already on the disabled list, it looks like they may have some company. Mike Napoli appeared to dislocate his ring finger on a headfirst slide into second base after a wild pitch during Tuesday night's 2-1 loss to the White Sox.Napoli came into Tuesday's night hitting .300 with three home runs in 13 games. With the Sox struggling...
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Mike Napoli’s finger dislocated after dive and looked gross

Mike Napoli left Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game against the White Sox in Chicago in the ninth inning after dislocating his finger on a head-first dive into second base, and let me tell you, his finger looked pretty gross. Napoli walked with one out in the inning and was trying to advance to second on […]
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Photo: Mike Napoli leaves game after possibly dislocating finger

When you’re sliding head-first, you must be careful with your fingers as you need to know where the bag is.In this situation, Boston Red Sox‘s catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli advanced to second on a wild pitch in the 9th against the Chicago White Sox, going head-first on the play and suffering in what looks like a very serious injury.Here’s a look:It’s tough to even see...
Via The MLB Nation
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Mike Napoli’s Finger Should Not Be Pointing That Way

One of Mike Napoli’s fingers fell victim to a head-first slide into base on Tuesday night as the Red Sox took on the White Sox in Chicago. The resulting photo you see above should serve as a PSA to always slide feet first. Adding insult to injury, Napoli – the Sox’ first baseman – had to be pulled because of the injury and the team eventually lost in the 9th inning when...
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Napoli leaves game with left ring finger injury

CHICAGO (AP) Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli left Tuesday night's game against the White Sox after injuring his left ring finger sliding into second base in the ninth inning.
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Mike Napoli's finger looks nasty after bad slide

Red Sox first basemen Mike Napoli slid head first into second base Monday caught his finger awkwardly on the bag.  Instead of looking like the number one, it looked like a seven. Note to kids watching at home: slide feet first whenever possible. SEE… @WillBrinson
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Dustin Pedroia avoids fractured wrist

Boston Red Sox shortstop Dustin Pedroia received great news on Monday when an exam revieled no structural damage or break in his ailing left wrist, a source has confirmed to MLB.com. Pedrioa, who was was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, just has inflammation from an injury he sustained on a takeout play at second base against the Brewers during the...
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White House to put kibosh on presidential selfies due to Ortiz

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s selfie with President Barack Obama is likely the last after it was revealed that the image he took was part of a promotion for Samsung. “Well, [President Obama] obviously didn’t know anything about Samsung’s connection to this,” Pfeiffer said on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” via Yahoo Sports. “And perhaps maybe this will be the end...
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Mike Napoli Lifts Red Sox To Victory With Two Hits, First Home Run (Video)

Mike Napoli powered the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night with two hits, including his first home run of the season. The veteran first baseman blasted an 0-2 pitch over the center field wall in the fifth inning to give Boston a 4-2 lead, and he extended that advantage to 6-2 in the seventh inning with a 2-RBI single. Check out what Napoli...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Is “Part Wolf” According To His Opening Day Attire

The Red Sox are getting ready to kick off their World Series defense this season with an Opening Day tilt against the Orioles in Baltimore. First baseman Mike Napoli, who signed a new deal to remain with the Sox in the offseason, is still rocking his giant beard and claiming to be “part wolf” with a bold fashion statement. After many of his teammates shaved following their championship...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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