Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:42:55 -0700
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger) is returning to the starting lineup Thursday, April 17.
Fantasy Tip: Napoli is likely still fighting through a bit of soreness in his finger. Put him back in your starting lineup, though.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:43:49 -0700
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 16.
Fantasy Tip: Napoli will be evaluated on a daily basis, and he'll play when the soreness in his finger subsides. Take him out of your lineup in daily leagues.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:28 -0700
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said 1B Mike Napoli's (finger) availability is on a day-to-day basis right now after he dislocated the ring finger on his left hand while sliding into second base Tuesday, April 15. Napoli said he can try to play through the soreness.
Fantasy Tip: Keep Napoli on your bench until you see that he's back in the BoSox lineup. That may be a few days, depending on how his finger is feeling.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:13:05 -0700
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger) dislocated his left ring finger sliding into second base Tuesday, April 15. X-rays were negative.
Fantasy Tip: There is no word on how much time he'll miss. However, one must figure it's pretty hard to play first base and accept throws into a dislocated finger. The team could put him on the DL since it's so early in the season, or he could tough it out.
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.