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MIKE NAPOLI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oh, Just Mike Napoli Launching a Home Run to the Fifth Deck of the Rogers Centre

Although his bat has been quiet of late, Mike Napoli remains a force to be reckoned with. The Italian Thor, you might say. For proof, I submit a home run he hit during last night’s Sox-Jays game at the Rogers Centre. A shot that hit the mother-effin’ fifth deck. And here’s a cleaner shot: Your browser does not support iframes. As you can see in my ****** vine, the ball landed...
Via Surviving Grady
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sox offense comes alive in 11th, beat Blue Jays, 11-7

For the first 10 innings, the Red Sox seemingly couldn't come up with a big hit when they needed one. Then, in the top of the 11th, it seemed they couldn't stop. Breaking open a tie game, the Red Sox erupted for seven runs in the inning, giving them an 11-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Dustin Pedroia had a two-run single to put the Sox ahead and Mike Napoli and Allen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Napoli crushes home run into upper deck

Mike Napoli nearly sent a baseball back across the border Tuesday. Napoli absolutely pulverized a three-run homer in the 11th inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 11-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The blast, which landed in the fifth deck, traveled an estimated 452 feet. Napoli’s home run is only the 17th ever hit into the fifth deck at Rogers Centre, according...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Absolutely Annihilates A Baseball Into The Third Deck Of Rogers Centre

Mike Napoli might have hit the longest home run of the season on Tuesday night in Toronto, and I’m still not sure it would have ever come down if that third deck at Rogers Centre wasn’t in the way. Napoli absolutely launched the three-run blast in 10th inning off of the Blue Jays’ Sergio Santos. Seriously, though, you’re gonna need to see it to believe it. And even then you...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sweep Reds To Record First Winning Road Trip Of Season (Video)

For the second time this season, the Boston Red Sox swept the Cincinnati Reds. Mike Napoli’s two-run blast led Boston to a 5-4 win over the Reds, marking their first winning road trip of the season. More surprisingly than that feat, though, is that this was a one-run contest, as the Red Sox lead the league in one-run games this season. Boston is 24-23 in one-run games. Check out...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Ejected From Boston Red Sox’s Win Over Los Angeles Angels

Mike Napoli finally reached his boiling point. Napoli struck out looking against Joe Smith in the eighth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The slugger, who expressed displeasure with a few calls throughout the three-game series, immediately began arguing with home plate umpire CB Bucknor, prompting an ejection. “I disagreed. He didn’t...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Talks New-Look Offense, Dumps Water On Gary Striewski (Video)

Mike Napoli played a big role in the Boston Red Sox’s win over the Los Angeles Angels Friday night, launching a solo run home run in the fifth inning to extend Boston’s lead to 4-2. After the game, he talked about the benefits of hitting in the new-look Red Sox lineup. Specifically, Napoli spoke to Gary Striewski about hitting behind Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and Yoenis Cespedes...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Is Getting Some Trade Interest

(Rob Carr/Getty Images)Is anyone safe? According to Nick Cafardo (of John Henry's mouthpiece Boston Globe), the Red Sox have received trade inquiries about first-baseman Mike Napoli. Cafardo suggests that Napoli would have more value if his hip condition allowed him to catch some. Nevertheless, despite his somewhat down year, he is still coveted by some teams. Cafardo speculates...
Via FenwayNation
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Boston getting calls on Mike Napoli

As each day passes, it's looking more and more likely that the Boston Red Sox will be sellers at the trade deadline. Jake Peavy has been getting a decent amount of trade interest, but other Red Sox players are being asked about as well.In addition to Peavy, the Red Sox are getting trade inquiries on first baseman Mike Napoli, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.#451777850...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 13, 2014  |  3 Comments

Napoli on Tanaka's pitch selection: 'What an idiot!'

Mike Napoli has one word to describe Masahiro Tanaka after his decision to throw a fastball to him on an two-strike count.  “Idiot.”   The veteran C/1B/DH Napoli promptly deposited the fastball offering into the bleachers, giving the Sox a 2-1 lead in the 9th.  A lead they wouldn’t relinquish.  Ian Browne of MLB.com reports that those words could be heard on the Fox broadcast...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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