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  1. 25 days until pitchers and catchers reportRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Lone Star Ball

    ... and possible-Hall-of-Fame centerfielder Andruw Jones wore it that one year he was in Texas. And then there is Mike Napoli, who wore it during his memorable two-year run as a Ranger catcher/1B/DH/fan favorite, in the 2011-12 campaigns. Buddy Bell was ...


  2. Sunday morning Rangers stuffRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Lone Star Ball

    ... identifies the Rangers as one of the last place teams from 2014 who could be a contender in 2015. Former Ranger Mike Napoli underwent surgery this offseason for sleep apnea, a procedure which involved his jaws being broken and his lower jaw being ...


  3. Astros report: Offseason has Luhnow optimistic for 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Houston Chronicle

    ... put on him worked really well in 2014, a down year for him. - One scout on Wednesday compared Evan Gattis to Mike Napoli, another burly righthanded hitter with tremendous power who made the transition away from catching to first base and designated ...


  4. Today in Blue Jays History: The Vernon Wells TradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bluebird Banter

    ... , who hit .243/.305/.360 in 70 games before the Jays put him on waivers to be claimed by the Dodgers , and Mike Napoli , who we quickly sent on to the Rangers for Frank Francisco. In Alex's defense, if we had kept Napoli, we likely would have lost ...


  5. Top 5 catchers in Rangers franchise history: Pudge Rodriguez, Jim Sundberg and who else?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... According to fangraphs.com, Sundberg's defense saved 223.7 more runs than the average catcher in his career. 3. Mike Napoli (2011-2012): Napoli's time in Texas was brief but productive. In 2011 he posted a .320/.414/.631 line during the regular ...


  6. Angels Shopping C.J., But Don't WorryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... bad blood with his former team, notably a public feud he had with his former catcher, and Rangers fan favorite Mike Napoli. Now, the Angels have made it known they're shopping Wilson and the $38 million he's owed over the final two years of his ...


  7. JD: Rangers Might Not Do MuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... do most of their big moves either before the meetings (see Prince Fielder) or after them (see Adrian Beltre or Mike Napoli). So when Jon Daniels told reporters on Sunday that he isn't sure the Rangers will do much of anything during the winter ...


  8. Grant: Rangers once again aggressively pursuing Torii Hunter, and they might get him this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... team to offer. They never got the chance. While the Rangers were sorting through situations with Josh Hamilton, Mike Napoli and Michael Young and pondering life with Zack Greinke, Detroit pounced. Tigers officials later said they had been concerned ...


  9. Paying the extra dollar: Why the Boston Red Sox need Jon Lester more than the Cubs or GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... organization haven't soured - perhaps an offer $5 to $10 million less to come back to Boston could still work. (Mike Napoli reportedly had a bigger offer from the Texas Rangers last offseason when he decided to take a two-year deal to return to the ...


  10. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez one of the best catchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Nolan Writin'

    ... to fill the void he left behind the backstop, though some have done a very good job while they were here such as Mike Napoli and now Robinson Chirinos . But, Pudge was one of the best at the game and he was really good at his craft. While with the ...


  11. Rangers Now Different Players With Qualifying OffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... it was set at $15.3 million. In years past, the Rangers have made such an offer to guys like Josh Hamilton, Mike Napoli and Nelson Cruz, all of whom declined it to seek free agency. This year, all 12 players offered a qualifying offer in the league ...


  12. Magadan hopes to help Rangers get swagger back on offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Texas Rangers

    ... an exodus of significant offensive talent. The same offseason that Magadan was hired, Josh Hamilton and Mike Napoli left as free agents and Michael Young was traded. Last winter, it was Nelson Cruz , Ian Kinsler and David Murphy departing. Then ...


  13. Red Sox's Mike Napoli to have jaw surgery for sleep disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | SLAM! Sports

    Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will have surgery to help overcome sleep apnea. Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will undergo surgery next month that is intended to help him overcome sleep apnea.


  14. Napoli to have face surgery for sleep apneaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | ESPN

    Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli, in hopes of resolving his sleep apnea, will undergo a surgery next month that separates the front portions of his lower and upper jaw and moves them forward to allow for more room behind his tongue. Napoli has told Sports Radio 93.7 WEEI in Boston that he will undergo a facial-reconstruction operation in hopes of resolving his sleep apnea, a condition in which a person's airway becomes obstructed.


  15. 2014 Angel Killer All-Star TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Halos Heaven

    ... when the train came through. So what is the "typical Angel killer"? Well, an Angel killer is someone a la 2012 Mike Napoli . Napoli in 2012 had a terrible year, batting near the Mendoza line all season. However, against the Angels that year, he ...


  16. Report: Torey Lovullo will be first external managerial candidate interviewed by Texas RangersRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... mately went to A.J. Hinch. In the story, a long profile of Lovullo as a managerial candidate, former Ranger star Mike Napoli gives Lovullo a strong endorsement.


  17. Greg Colbrunn out as Red Sox hitting coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... replace them. Right fielder Shane Victorino was lost to injury for all but 30 games and injuries hampered Mike Napoli and Dustin Pedroia. For the last two seasons, the Red Sox have tried a two-man approach to the job with Colbrunn as the lead ...


  18. Mike Napoli Shaves Beard, and Everything is a Little Less Awesome TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... man staring back at you from your screen. In the surest sign that the 2014 Red Sox season is over, first baseman Mike Napoli has shaven his beard. Sure, you could have just looked at the standings, noted that the Sox are 26 games back in the AL ...


  19. John Farrell sounds off on Will MiddlebrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... with a stiff neck. Will Middlebrooks is still out with a sore hand; David Ortiz with a sore left wrist; and Mike Napoli is out with a variety of drugstore ailments. Garin Cecchini was the starting third baseman, Allen Craig the starting first ...


  20. Rangers broadcast: Busby buzzes along OK, but analysis is Grieve-ousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sporting News

    ... appearances as Grossman, his walk rate ranks fifth in the American League behind Carlos Santana, Jose Bautista, Mike Napoli and Adam Dunn. That's a lot to ask, perhaps, but it's good to provide perspective when talking about something like this. ...