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Mike Napoli
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Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-1 / 225 NFBC ADP: 242.01
Position: 1BBorn: 10/31/1981 Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 17th Round by Angels (2000)

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Oct. 15 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET14:24 ET18:24 GMT2:24 11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST1:54 PM VEN22:24 UAE1:24 PM CT-Napoli will have surgery to treat a sleeping disorder.
Analysis: The disorder occurs when someone briefly stops breathing during sleep. It can disrupt sleep, leading to fatigue. The surgery involves repositioning the jaws and sometimes the tongue to keep the windpipe from becoming obstructed. A year after helping the Red Sox win the World Series, Napoli batted .248 with 17 homers and 55 RBIs this season while fighting injuries to his finger, toe, knee and back.
Sep. 12 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET20:39 ET0:39 GMT8:39 5:39 PM MST7:39 PM EST8:09 PM VEN4:39 UAE (+1)7:39 PM CT-Napoli is not in Boston's starting lineup at Kansas City on Friday night.
Analysis: Napoli, second on the Red Sox with 17 home runs, had a dislocated left ring finger and a sore toe.
Sep. 6 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET22:48 ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST10:18 PM VEN6:48 UAE (+1)9:48 PM CT-Napoli has left Saturday's game against Toronto due to an illness. Napoli singled and scored on Will Middlebrooks' RBI single in the second and was replaced defensively at the top of the inning by Daniel Nava.
Analysis: Napoli was seen talking with manager John Farrell during the TV broadcast and walked down the steps toward the clubhouse with one of the club's trainers.
July 22 12:22 PM PT1:22 PM MT2:22 PM CT3:22 PM ET15:22 ET19:22 GMT3:22 12:22 PM MST2:22 PM EST2:52 PM VEN23:22 UAE2:22 PM CT-Napoli went 3 for 5 with a homer and three runs scored in Monday's 14-1 win at Toronto.
Analysis: Napoli is now 7 for 12 over the last three games. He could be in for a huge second half.
June 24 12:35 PM PT1:35 PM MT2:35 PM CT3:35 PM ET15:35 ET19:35 GMT3:35 12:35 PM MST2:35 PM EST3:05 PM VEN23:35 UAE2:35 PM CT-Napoli went 2 for 3 with a homer on Monday.
Analysis: Napoli also failed to strike out for the first time in six games.
June 23 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Napoli hit his eighth homer of the season in Sunday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: Napoli has two homers in his last five games after hitting one home run in his previous 33 contests.
May 25 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET13:37 ET17:37 GMT1:37 10:37 AM MST12:37 PM EST1:07 PM VEN21:37 UAE12:37 PM CT-Napoli went 3 for 4 with a home run Sunday in his return for the champs.
Analysis: Napoli was on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained finger.
May 24 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Napoli was not listed in Saturday's lineup because of an illness and injuries.
Analysis: Napoli is still feeling the flu-like symptoms that sidelined him Wednesday and Thursday in addition to hamstring, calf and finger issues.
May 18 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Napoli broke out of his slump with three hits in a 6-1 loss to Detroit on Saturday.
Analysis: Napoli was hitting .136 in 14 games this month entering the contest.
Apr. 24 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET10:26 ET14:26 GMT22:26 7:26 AM MST9:26 AM EST9:56 AM VEN18:26 UAE9:26 AM CT-Napoli had three hits as the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Napoli failed to strike out for the first time in 14 games. He has fanned a team-high 26 times for Boston. He is 5 for 8 in this series vs. the Yanks.
Apr. 15 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST11:27 PM VEN7:57 UAE (+1)10:57 PM CT-The first baseman didn't start Wednesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox because of a dislocated ring finger on his left hand.
Analysis: Napoli was injured during a headfirst slide on Tuesday. He wasn't sure when he would be able to return, saying he would see how he feels each day.
Apr. 9 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET21:10 ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 PM MST8:10 PM EST8:40 PM VEN5:10 UAE (+1)8:10 PM CT-Napoli went 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI in Tuesday's 10-7 loss to Texas.
Analysis: Napoli has now collected three hits in back-to-back games. He's hitting .364 on the young season.
Apr. 6 12:50 PM PT1:50 PM MT2:50 PM CT3:50 PM ET15:50 ET19:50 GMT3:50 12:50 PM MST2:50 PM EST3:20 PM VEN23:50 UAE2:50 PM CT-Napoli hit a three-run homer and went 2 for 5 in Boston's 7-6 loss in 11 innings to visiting Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: Napoli is 5 for 19 (.263) with two homers and seven RBIs in his first five games.
Apr. 3 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Napoli homered and drove in four runs as the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Napoli also hit a two-run single to left with the bases loaded. He had a major league-leading 31 RBIs last year in those situations.

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