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Mike Napoli’s Spring Training Domination Not Carrying Over For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox might want to check who’s wearing No. 12. It hasn’t looked like Mike Napoli. To be fair, it’s still very early in the season and it’s possible, if not likely, Napoli soon will heat up in a big way. But after a spring training in which Napoli completely obliterated Grapefruit League pitching,...
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Mike Napoli Is Back In Red Sox Lineup Tonight

Here is tonight's Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Mike Napoli 1B, Brock Holt RF, Xander Bogaerts SS, Ryan Hanigan C. Rick Porcello will start for Boston.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli out a few days due to illness.

Jorge CamargoPhoto by Barry Chin from The Boston GlobeContributing WriterAfter having his first home run of the season on Sunday's loss to the Orioles, Mike Napoli is out of the lineup for the second straight game. The first baseman missed Monday game with illness and Daniel Nava filled his spot.Mike Napoli is expected to be out for at least a couple of days. It seems that his illness...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Refreshed Mike Napoli Could Be An Absolute Beast In 2015

This embed is invalid" /> It’s all about reps at this point. The Boston Red Sox essentially finalized their Opening Day roster on Friday before facing the Minnesota Twins in Grapefruit League action at JetBlue Park. One spring training game separates the Sox from the 2015 regular season, which right now looks like it’ll be filled with both promise...
April 03, 2015  |  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...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli crushes home run despite broken bat (Video)

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 happens to be 44 feet high. An impressive...
Via Holdout Sports
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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...
March 13, 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...
January 25, 2015  |  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...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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