Mike Napoli News Archive
Napoli buried the Yankees in front of their home crowd in the Bronx on Saturday, hitting an opposite-field, two-out, game-winning homer in the top of the ninth off Masahiro Tanaka.
Napoli (foot) is back in the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Napoli was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's game in Seattle after fouling a pitch off his left foot the day before, the Providence Journal reports. Brock Holt started at first base while Napoli was available off the bench.
Napoli was credited with a steal of home in Sunday's win over the Athletics. He made a break for the plate and eluded the tag, after the A's got Jonathan Herrera in a rundown between first and second base.
Napoli registered two hits that included a homer in the fifth inning during Sunday's series finale with the Athletics.
Napoli went 1-for-4 with a walk-off solo home run in Wednesday's victory over the Twins.
Napoli was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and two RBI in leading Boston to a 10-3 win over Cleveland on Friday night.