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The Republican Oct 17, 2014
Stock Watch: Mike Napoli due for a career year with Boston Red Sox (for real this time)

Stock Watch: Mike Napoli due for a career year with Boston Red Sox (for real this time)

Napoli is one of the best first basemen in baseball, but he's played in just 66 percent of his team's games over his nine-year career. Is this year it all comes together?
The Republican Oct 14, 2014

Mike Napoli to undergo surgery for sleep apnea; Boston Red Sox 1B will have jaw realigned

After many failed treatments left Napoli with sleepless nights, he decided to undergo surgery.
Over the Monster Oct 14, 2014

Mike Napoli is getting his jaw cut open

Mike Napoli's contribution to the list of offseason surgeries sounds...unpleasant at best. Mike Napoli will undergo Bimaxillary Advancement surgery in November, a procedure to relieve sleep apnea which involves cutting open his jaw and moving it forward and ew ew ew. It all sounds rather grisly, but the upshot of it all is that Napoli will literally be able to breathe easier, allowing him to get a good night's sleep. And, as Napoli told WEEI, that's kind of a big deal: "I've been dealing with sleep apnea for a long time, my whole career," Napoli wrote in a text to WEEI.com. "I've tried...
Fenway Nation Oct 14, 2014
Napoli To Undergo Surgery For Sleep Apnea

Napoli To Undergo Surgery For Sleep Apnea

()Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will have surgery to alleviate a sleep apnea condition he has dealt with his whole career. The procedure will happen in early November allowing him to recover in time for Spring Training. Napoli texted the following, "I've been dealing with sleep apnea for a long time, my whole career, I've tried numerous things and none of them worked. Dental mouth piece, CPAP machine, medicines. It's just gotten to the point where I have to get this done." Napoli suffered a series of injuries in 2014 that hampered his offensive production.
KFFL Oct 14, 2014

Red Sox | Mike Napoli to undergo surgery

Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (jaw) will undergo Bimaxillary Advancement surgery on his jaw ...
Mike Napoli to Have Facial Surgery to Treat Sleep Apnea

Mike Napoli to Have Facial Surgery to Treat Sleep Apnea

An assortment of injuries to his finger, toe, knee, and back hampered Mike Napoli last season, but it's a sleep apnea -- a condition in which someone's airway becomes obstructed -- that's causing the Red Sox first baseman to have offseason surgery.
Full Count | WEEI Oct 14, 2014

Mike Napoli slated to undergo surgery for sleep disorder

According to Mike Napoli, the first baseman will be undergoing Bimaxillary Advancement surgery in order to help alleviate his long-standing battle with sleep apnea. (To read more on the operation, click here.) The procedure is slated to be performed Nov. 4. “I’ve been dealing with sleep apnea for a long time, my whole career,” Napoli wrote […]

Red Sox offseason primer: First base

BOSTON -- Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli's season was sidetracked by a string of injuries that limited him to 109 games in 2014, which caused a commensurate drop in his run production for the club. But with a year left on his deal, Napoli remains a key component of Sox plans going forward. Here is Part 4 of our position-by-position breakdown, first base: Performance this season (major league rankings): Batting average: .221, 25th On-base percentage: .

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