mike napoli

Mike Napoli
Rob Bradford
October 05, 2015 - 5:32 am
With the Major League Baseball playoffs upon us, and the Red Sox not in the picture, it's time to look at what former members of the Sox are still actually playing baseball (and what they did this season) ... Jacoby Ellsbury (Yankees, starting center fielder): 111 games, .257 batting average, .663...
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Mike Napoli (right) celebrates with David Ortiz after Napoli hit the go-ahead home run Friday night. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
July 31, 2015 - 7:30 pm
Talk about irony. Mike Napoli spent the week leading up to Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver trade deadline wondering. He was wondering if his hot streak of late meant his days (and games) in the city he's grown to love were numbered. The Pirates were in need of a right-handed power bat and surely,...
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Alejandro De Aza had two RBIs in the Red Sox' over the Rays Friday night. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
July 31, 2015 - 6:25 pm
Friday night's Red Sox-Rays game was a battle for the worst record in the majors over the month of July and it certainly looked that way, as it was a sloppy game with the teams combining for five errors and both teams blowing leads late. In the end, the Red Sox rallied to beat the Rays 7-5 and will...
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Rick Porcello struggled mightily Wednesday, making just 68 pitches before getting pulled. (Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)
July 29, 2015 - 7:03 pm
First innings have become the Red Sox ' worst nightmare of late. For the third consecutive game, they gave up at least two runs in the initial frame, harpooning their chances the rest of the way. The misery may have begun in the first, but it didn't end until just after 11 p.m. Wednesday when theÂ...
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John Farrell
Ryan Hannable
July 28, 2015 - 1:31 pm
It's no secret there will be more Red Sox players traded in the coming days. With the Red Sox 13 games back of the Yankees in the AL East and 12 games below .500, there will be some movement as the team begins to shift its focus towards 2016. Manager John Farrell noted there is a little different...
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Mike Napoli
Ryan Hannable
July 27, 2015 - 3:45 pm
Mike Napoli 's games as a Red Sox are likely numbered and one of his last few will only last one inning. The first baseman was ejected after striking out looking in the first inning by home plate umpire Toby Basner. Napoli dropped his bat and helmet and the helmet bounced and hit Basner, likely...
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Mike Napoli
Ryan Hannable
July 27, 2015 - 1:55 pm
Following a report Sunday that the Pirates were interested in Red Sox veterans Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino , it would appear they are no longer interested in Napoli . According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Pirates are telling teams they're likely to keep Pedro Alvarez , which would effectively...
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Ryan Hannable
July 26, 2015 - 3:16 pm
After it was reported last week there hadn't been much interest in Red Sox veterans Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino , it appears that has changed. According to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pirates have "looked into" both Napoli and Victorino. The Pirates are currently six...
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Mike Napoli
Ryan Hannable
July 24, 2015 - 12:25 pm
After his first three-hit game since April, Mike Napoli is back in the Red Sox ' lineup Friday night for the series opener against the Tigers against right-hander Justin Verlander . The Red Sox will look to snap an eight-game losing streak, coming off there winless seven-game road trip out of the...
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Rob Bradford
July 23, 2015 - 7:49 pm
Your browser does not support iframes. HOUSTON -- There was seemingly no other way to punctuate this road trip. Seven games. Seven losses. Outscored 39-13. Eight-game losing streak. Twelve games out of first place. Twelve games under .500. It was a stretch that saw the Red Sox hit .204 with just...
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