MIKE NAPOLI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Napoli to play 1b for Indians after finalizing $7M deal

CLEVELAND (AP) Mike Napoli switched positions without a hitch. The Indians hope his latest move will be as smooth. A former catcher who transitioned to first base, Napoli finalized his $7 million, one-year contract with the Indians on Tuesday. The deal was agreed upon last month, but Napoli had to take a physical and some contract language needed to be completed before the slugger...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli and Indians finalize $7 million, 1-year contract

CLEVELAND (AP) Free agent slugger Mike Napoli and the Cleveland Indians have finalized their $7 million, one-year contract. Napoli had to pass a physical before the deal could be finalized. Napoli can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses under Tuesday's agreement. Cleveland's lineup needs some right-handed power, and the Indians are hoping the 34-year-old can...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians Take Good Gamble On Mike Napoli

Many baseball things happened yesterday. One of them was that Mike Napoli, late of the Angels, Rangers, Red Sox, and, hey, Rangers again, signed a one year, $7 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. Since converting to first base in 2013, Napoli has played there almost exclusively, the exception being a brief though not brief enough cameo in left field with Texas last season...
Via Fangraphs
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians find elusive right-handed power bat in Mike Napoli

The Indians have had two primary goals this off-season; to improve the offense and find three adult human beings, preferably with experience in Major League Baseball to play the outfield. They accomplished one of those goals on Wednesday with the addition of first baseman Mike Napoli to a one year, $7 million deal. It was widely known that the Indians were looking to add a right...
Via The Outside Corner
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox interested in bringing back Mike Napoli?

Mike Napoli embraced everything about Boston during his two-plus seasons with the Red Sox. It left an impression on the organization, which must make a decision regarding first base. Hanley Ramirez currently is slated to be Boston’s starting first baseman in 2016, but the Red Sox reportedly are covering their bases by checking in with Napoli this offseason. Red sox have had...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Napoli's helmet knocked off in odd fashion

A potentially dangerous situation turned into a video for the ages. Texas Rangers first baseman Mike Napoli was up at bat Wednesday when a pitch bounced short of the plate. Now, this single act isn’t out of the ordinary, but what happened after has us scratching our heads. The ball bounced up and off Napoli’s ankle, and then somehow knocked off his helmet. It’s a moment...
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Mike Napoli traded from Red Sox to Rangers

Mike Napoli is headed back to the Lone Star State. The Boston Red Sox on Friday traded the veteran first baseman to the Texas Rangers, according to multiple reports. Rob Bradford of WEEI.com was the first to report news of the deal, which came one week after Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline. The Red Sox have yet to confirm the trade, and it has not been reported...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Napoli’s surprising situation with Sox lacks obvious solution

  This embed is invalid   " /> BOSTON — This was supposed to be Mike Napoli’s season of redemption.   What happened? After an uninspiring 2014 season in which he was limited to 119 games because of various injuries, including a continuous bout with sleep apnea that nearly forced him into retirement, Napoli arrived at spring training looking and, according...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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