10:21 PM EST, Mon January 26, 2015

Fantasy Update

13 hours ago
Rotoworld
Mike Napoli said Sunday that he has felt much more energized in his offseason workouts since undergoing surgery in November for his sleep apnea.
Rotoworld 13 hours ago

Napoli feeling energized since facial surgery - Mike Napoli (1B) Boston Red Sox

Mike Napoli said Sunday that he has felt much more energized in his offseason workouts since undergoing surgery in November for his sleep apnea.
Over the Monster 15 hours ago

Daily Red Sox Links: Rick Porcello, Mike Napoli, Joe Kelly

Today's links look at a possible Rick Porcello extension, a lot of players feeling confident about the new season, and saying goodbye to one of the best men in baseball history. As Rick Porcello enters his last season before free agency, should Boston try to extend him? (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal) It may all be moot, though, as he's not ready to talk about an extension just yet. (Jason Mastrodonato; Masslive.com) Mike Napoli gave some pretty shocking details regarding his battle with sleep apnea and the surgery he had to fix it. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald) Joe Kelly is kind...
Boston Herald Jan 25, 2015
Better sleep for Mike Napoli

Better sleep for Mike Napoli

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Mike Napoli wouldn’t be the first majorbig leaguer to rouse from his slumber on a snowy January morning and say he dreamed of winning the World Series.But he might be the first to actually mean it.

Napoli rejuvenated after dramatic surgery

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- "Have you ever had a bad night’s sleep?" Mike Napoli asked. "For eight years, I never had a good night’s sleep." The Red Sox first baseman suffered from a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep. When the airway narrows or closes and constricts a person's breathing, it lowers the level of oxygen in the blood.

Napoli on dealing with sleep apnea

Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli underwent bimaxillary reconstruction surgery for sleep apnea in November, and Saturday marked the first time he discussed the procedure publicly. Napoli thinks the surgery was a life-changing thing, and he discussed in depth the way sleep apnea impacted him on and off the field. On the process itself: “It’s […]

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