Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:40:02 -0800
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (hip) said a recent MRI suggested his hip issue that held up contract talks last offseason has improved.
Sun, 05 Jan 2014 19:29:31 -0800
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli saw 667 fastballs with runners on base last season, the most in baseball. Teammate 2B Dustin Pedroia was third in baseball with 640 fastballs seen with runners on base in 2013.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:25:06 -0800
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Monday, Dec. 9, that there has been no consideration given to 1B Mike Napoli changing positions. He lacks the speed to play anywhere other than first base. "At some point it's something to think about. We're not quite at that point. If we get a point where we think his bat might help us at another spot, it's something to consider," Cherington said.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:58:50 -0800
Boston Red Sox C/1B Mike Napoli received a limited no-trade clause as part of his two-year, $32 million deal.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:21:34 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Boston Red Sox and free-agent 1B Mike Napoli (Red Sox) agreed to a two-year, $32 million deal Friday, Dec. 6. Napoli reportedly took less to stay with the Red Sox, as he had at least one bigger offer, according to a source.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:51:37 -0800
Free-agent 1B Mike Napoli (Red Sox) has an attractive offer from a team that isn't the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox will have to act quickly in order to re-sign him.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:52:54 -0800
The Texas Rangers are interested in free-agent 1B Mike Napoli (Red Sox).
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 13:29:10 -0800
The Boston Red Sox may consider having SS Xander Bogaerts hit fourth or fifth in the batting order next season if 1B Mike Napoli is not re-signed.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:17:05 -0800
The Miami Marlins have discussed signing free-agent C Mike Napoli (Red Sox). Napoli is a South Florida native.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:09:13 -0800
The Colorado Rockies have expressed interest in free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) and 1B Mike Napoli (Red Sox), according to a person familiar with direct knowledge of their plans.