Mike Napoli Articles

The Red Sox were in the process of building a bridge when they decided to make it a launch pad. The shocking World Series title that followed brought the joy back to Boston baseball after two years of relentless negativity. What it didn’t do...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
World Series Game 4 Preview
World Series – Game 4Boston at St. Louis8:15 ET FoxClay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)After one of the strangest endings in postseason history, the Cardinals emerged with a two-games-to-one lead heading to Game 4 tonight....
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series 2013
World Series – Game 2St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Last night quickly turned into the dream or nightmare from 2004, depending on which dugout you’re in. The Cardinals made multiple...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Texas Rangers The American League West race likely won’t be a runaway in 2012, as it was the past two seasons, but the Rangers remain the team to beat. They have the best infield in baseball and one of the top outfields. They received...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
ARLINGTON, Texas — If legends are truly born in October, then the name of Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli could be added to Lone Star State lore right alongside Daniel Boone, Sam Houston and Nolan Ryan. It’s Napoli who is making a name for...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Josh Kipnis My favorite baseball colloquialism to call out to a teammate at the plate is “Right man, right spot.”  It is the ultimate pick-me-up; it says, you are the man for the job and the time to do that job is now. Going into the...
Josh Kipnis
3 years ago
by Charlie Miller The 2011 World Series is evolving into one of the classic matchups in history. We’ve seen a 1-0 game through eight innings won in the ninth with two sac flies. We’ve seen a monumental blowout with Albert Pujols making history...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago