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Mike Napoli

  1. Mike Napoli followed Manny Ramirez’s footsteps by going fifth deck in Toronto

    Aug 27, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Mike Napoli Getty

    Napoli became just the eighth visiting player to hit a homer into the fifth deck at Rogers Centre in the ballpark’s 26-year history.

  2. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    I don’t believe in destiny. I don’t believe in fate. I’m even pretty skeptical about momentum and the hot hand. But these Royals are testing my beliefs.

  3. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  4. Garrett Richards loses his no-hit bid against the Red Sox in the seventh inning

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:03 PM EDT

    Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards is working on something special against the Red Sox in his Saturday night start at home.

  5. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington begins second roster overhaul

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

    Ben Cherington

    For the second time in 22 months, Ben Cherington must find a way to turn a last place team into a winner — and fast.

  6. UPDATE: Stephen Drew snaps Jake Arrieta’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning

    Jun 30, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta didn’t allow his first baserunner until the seventh inning last Tuesday night against the Reds and he’s flirting with history again tonight.

  7. Mike Napoli calls Masahiro Tanaka an “idiot” after hitting go-ahead ninth-inning home run

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Mike Napoli took a verbal jab at Yankees rookie ace Masahiro Tanaka when he reached the Red Sox dugout after his go-ahead ninth-inning home run on Saturday night in New York.

  8. Mike Napoli becomes first Red Sox player to homer, steal home in same game since Rico Petrocelli

    Jun 22, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox v Oakland Athletics

    Mike Napoli accomplished a rare feat on Sunday against the Athletics: he stole home and then hit a home run.

  9. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 19, 2014, 6:17 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw no-hitter

    Clayton Kershaw was nearly perfect. And, at least by one measure, was better than a lot of guys who have thrown perfect games.

  10. The Red Sox walk off in extras against the Twins

    Jun 18, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

    Ortiz and Napoli

    Three runs on three homers in this one. All in the tenth inning.

  11. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.

  12. Red Sox activate Mike Napoli from disabled list for Sunday’s game

    Jun 8, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

    Mike Napoli Getty

    The Red Sox have activated Mike Napoli from the disabled list for tonight’s game against the Tigers.

  13. Red Sox to call up Stephen Drew from Triple-A

    Jun 1, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Stephen Drew

    Stephen Drew will make his season debut with the Red Sox on Monday against the Indians.

  14. Carlos Gomez is one of the dozen best players in baseball

    May 28, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    It seems like most people don’t realize just how good Carlos Gomez has become.

  15. Who kills your team?

    May 28, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    Dan Uggla

    Uggla kills the Braves. But that’s not the kind of killing we’re talking about here.

  16. Mike Napoli lands on disabled list with sprained finger

    May 25, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    As first relayed by Tim Britton of the Providence Journal, the Red Sox have placed first baseman Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list because of ongoing problems with his sprained left ring finger. Napoli dislocated the finger on a dive into the second base bag back in mid-April.

  17. David Ortiz and Mike Napoli out of lineup for Red Sox

    May 24, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox are going to be short-handed as they attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak.

  18. Ron Washington may have ordered the worst intentional walk ever yesterday

    May 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    We now have a scale to measure this — The Intentional Walk Rage System — and Ron Washington darn near broke it yesterday

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 12, 2014, 6:33 AM EDT

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    Derek Norris smacked two homers and Gio Gonzalez flashed some Natitude

  20. [Updated] Yu Darvish loses no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning

    May 9, 2014, 10:41 PM EDT

    Yu Darvish

    We’ve heard it before, and we’ll certainly continue to hear it: Yu Darvish is working on a no-hitter.

  21. Mike Napoli returns to Red Sox starting lineup

    Apr 17, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Mike Napoli AP

    Mike Napoli suffered a dislocated finger on Tuesday, but only had to miss one game.

  22. Dustin Pedroia returns to Red Sox starting lineup

    Apr 16, 2014, 6:11 PM EDT

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    Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s game against the White Sox after getting a cortisone shot Monday for the inflammation in his left wrist.

  23. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 16, 2014, 6:38 AM EDT

    Night court

    I only watched a little baseball last night. Watched a lot of “Night Court” though.

  24. Mike Napoli suffers dislocated left ring finger

    Apr 16, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT

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    From Tim Britton of the Providence Journal comes word that Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli was removed from Tuesday night’s series-opener against the White Sox with a dislocation of his left ring finger. X-rays were negative, meaning he does not have a fracture.

  25. John Farrell says it’s “extremely difficult to have any faith” in instant replay

    Apr 14, 2014, 8:08 AM EDT

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    The second Red Sox-Yankees game in a row with replay drama. And this one got a manager ejected.

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