Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli has had a terrible season, hitting just .203 with 10 home runs and 70 strikeouts. It’s the kind of season that can lead to angry outbursts after fairly unremarkable strikeouts in the second inning:
Mike Napoli broke his bat on this swing, and still belted the ball into the upper reaches of Fenway South during a spring training game tonight. This isn't one of those "you notice there is a crack in the bat afterwards" broken bat homers either; this is the real, impressive deal. Those are some pretty strong forearms!
Rest in peace, baseball. You were hit so damn hard, and flew so damn far, that you were at least not in much pain when you left this earth.
Mike Napoli had some not-nice thoughts about Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka's pitch decision after he smacked a go-ahead home run off of Tanaka in the top of the ninth last night.
Filed to: baseball players are tremendous weirdos.
Here we observe Mike Napoli lumbering around on the sidewalk, shirtless and without a care in the world. The resolution's shitty, but the beard is a dead giveaway. Someone yells at him to put his shirt on, as if he has a spare shirt in his pocket. The Napoli grumbles and turns around. But there is no beer here,…
A priceless photo of a shirtless Mike Napoli smoking a butt and roaming the streets of Boston surfaced Saturday night, but how did he get to that state? Here's a crude timeline, starting after the Red Sox championship parade ended.
Oh good, I see we've reached that point of spring training where everyone's bored and ready for real baseball to start. Tis the silly season, when online personality and sometime pitcher C.J. Wilson takes to Twitter and posts former teammate Mike Napoli's cell phone number to the world.
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A fourth-inning mishap Thursday night found Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli's ankle—and the viewing audience's stomach—turned. So here it is, in super-slow-mo and set to The Mountain Goats' "Orange Ball Of Pain" in the first of what I'll unimaginatively call "Deadspin Videos." (They were previously done here and …
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