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Sacramento Bee Feb 16, 2017

Nap time: Rangers, Napoli finally reunited for 3rd stint

Mike Napoli has rejoined the Texas Rangers for the third time, calling it a great opportunity to be back with his first World Series team. The Rangers re-introduced Napoli on …
Boston Herald Feb 16, 2017
Nap time: Rangers, Napoli finally reunited for 3rd stint

Nap time: Rangers, Napoli finally reunited for 3rd stint

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Mike Napoli has rejoined the Texas Rangers for the third time, calling it a great opportunity to be back with his first World Series team.The Rangers re-introduced Napoli on Thursday morning. He got an $8.5 million, one-year contract that includes a club option for 2018.Napoli is expected to be the primary first baseman for the Rangers and provide a needed big bat in the middle of their lineup.Over the past six seasons, Napoli has played in the World Series for three different teams. He went to the World Series with Texas in 2011, was part of a championship in Boston in...
Sacramento Bee Feb 16, 2017

Napoli signing causes other Rangers dominoes to fall

Everybody on the Texas Rangers' side of the Surprise Recreation Campus, and probably everybody on the neighboring Kansas City Royals side, likes Mike Napoli. His life consists of baseball and …
Sacramento Bee Feb 15, 2017

AP sources: Napoli passes physical, set for 3rd Texas stint

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Mike Napoli has passed his physical and will be introduced Thursday with an $8.5 million, one-year deal for …
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 15, 2017

Rangers, Mike Napoli Agree To One-Year Deal

FEB. 15: FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports that Napoli will earn $6MM in 2017 and has a club option that is valued at $11MM with a $2.5MM buyout (Twitter link). FEB. 7, 7:45pm: Jim Bowden of ESPN and MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM hears that the contract comes with an $8.5MM guarantee and also contains a…
Twinkie Town Feb 11, 2017
Twins Hot Stove: Napoli turned down Twins to sign with Rangers

Twins Hot Stove: Napoli turned down Twins to sign with Rangers

Some things money just can’t buy... like not having to play for the Twins. Plus, news on a few other minor trades and transactions. The off-season is almost over, but that doesn’t mean the hot stove isn’t still simmering. Here’s the latest. Rumors about the Twins’ interest in Mike Napoli were put to bed when the party host signed a one-year, $8.5 million dollar deal with the Rangers—or did they? Reports now say that the Twins actually made Napoli a bigger offer, but he turned it down to return to the Rangers. Rude! What about players who turn down bigger offers to play for the...
Plain Dealer Feb 11, 2017
Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' Mike Napoli, Chase Utely, bench strength -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' Mike Napoli, Chase Utely, bench strength -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Mike Napoli received very lukewarm interest in free agent market -- why?
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 9, 2017

Twins Notes: Napoli, Alvarez, Perkins

The Twins offered Mike Napoli more money than he ultimately accepted from the Rangers, reports FOX’s Ken Rosenthal, as new execs Derek Falvey and Thad Levine valued his on-field productivity and his clubhouse presence. Both Falvey and Levine know Napoli well from his time with the Indians and Rangers, and the new Twins duo is…
MLB Daily Dish Feb 9, 2017
AL West: Rangers bring back Napoli on a 1-year deal

AL West: Rangers bring back Napoli on a 1-year deal

Check out what’s going on in the American League West. The Rangers have agreed to terms with Mike Napoli, signing a one-year, $8.5M contract. The slugger has also received a club option for 2018. It was previously reported that the former Ranger wouldn’t take a deal that was less than two years, but I suppose Texas was calling his name. Party on, everyone. Here’s what else is going down in the American League West: The Mariners have traded Jesus Sucre to the Rays. Here’s one last final farewell to Tal’s Hill. The Angles signed Yusmeiro Petit to a minor-league deal as well...
Sacramento Bee Feb 9, 2017

Mac Engel: Mike Napoli is solid short-term fix to Rangers' long-term problem

Prince Fielder is gone but his presence continues to be felt throughout the Texas Rangers. First base should be his, or at a minimum occupied by an anchor of production. …
shreveporttimes.com Feb 8, 2017
Reports: Mike Napoli to sign with Texas Rangers

Reports: Mike Napoli to sign with Texas Rangers

Veteran slugger Mike Napoli appears to be nearing another reunion with the Texas Rangers.
Major League Baseball Feb 8, 2017
Josh Hamilton Rangers playing time in question

Josh Hamilton Rangers playing time in question

ARLINGTON -- With Mike Napoli coming on board to play first base, Josh Hamilton and the designated hitter situation are the biggest mysteries surrounding the Rangers going into Spring Training. Hamilton, who agreed to a Minor League contract last month after missing all of last season because of multiple left knee surgeries, was planning to try to play first base in Spring Training. That may still be the plan, but it's obvious Napoli will be the regular first baseman.
SportsDay Feb 8, 2017
How Rangers signing Mike Napoli impacts Jurickson Profar, Shin-Soo Choo and others | SportsDay

How Rangers signing Mike Napoli impacts Jurickson Profar, Shin-Soo Choo and others | SportsDay

Now the pieces all fit nicely.What was merely theory in this space last week is now reality: Mike Napoli and the Rangers do have an agreement in...
Outside Pitch Feb 8, 2017

Texas Rangers Notes: Napoli terms, legacy players

Mike Napoli update According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, free agent first baseman Mike Napoli’s one-year contract with the Texas Rangers will be $8.5 million. Napoli came to an agreement with the Texas Rangers on Tuesday after months of negotiations. He is expected to play first base and designated hitter and strengthen the middle of the […] The post Texas Rangers Notes: Napoli terms, legacy players appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Scout Feb 8, 2017

Chris Carter to Texas, Mike Napoli to Yanks

Senior Expert Adam Ronis analyzes Mike Napoli's return to the Texas Rangers and Chris Carter's arrival to New York! How will these moves affect the Fantasy Baseball landscape?

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