John Lackey Rubs Mike Napoli’s Head, Building Team Chemistry While Ruining My Lunch

If you take nothing else from today’s Red Sox/Orioles game (which is still in progress), know that this was the day that John Lackey massaged Mike Napoli’s head in a manner so odd that even had Jerry Remy was pushed to suggest, “That’s almost too much for TV.” It’s actually not all that bad. But it does recall a similarly baffling scene a few years back when Julian Tavarez...
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Red Sox’s Mike Napoli Day-to-Day With Finger Injury (Video)

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli dislocated a finger while sliding into second base during the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Fortunately for Napoli and the Red Sox, Napoli’s finger isn’t broken and none of his ligaments tore. He’s listed as day-to-day with a dislocated finger. Check out the video above to watch Napoli discuss...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Mike Napoli’s Finger ‘Feeling Better And Better’

It’s been a painful start to the season for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox not only enter Wednesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a 5-9 record, but Boston also is dealing with several injuries that have forced manager John Farrell to continuously shuffle his lineup. Below are some injury-related notes prior to Wednesday’s game at U.S. Cellular Field. -Dustin Pedroia...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli dislocates finger on slide and it’s disturbingly obvious (GIF)

Ouch. Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is considered day-to-day after dislocating his finger during the team’s 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. It became pretty clear relatively instantly that he messed up his finger pretty bad, because, you see, his finger was pointing in a direction one typically doesn’t […] The post Mike Napoli dislocates finger...
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Mike Napoli Day-To-Day After Dislocating Ring Finger

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will be evaluated on a day-to-day basis after dislocating his finger on a slide during the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. “I look at my finger,” Napoli said, via ESPN.com, “and it’s sideways.” Napoli jammed his finger as he dove headfirst into second base after advancing on a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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Red Sox ‘Proud’ To Be Part Of Healing Process After Marathon Tragedy (Video)

After the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago, the city of Boston came together and healed as a community. The Red Sox and their eventual World Series title became a part of that healing process. Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli and manager John Farrell reflected on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy. Napoli said that what he witnessed from Boston after the marathon was...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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