Napoli's Return Alters Expected Roles For Some Young RangersWhen Napoli officially rejoined the Rangers for a third time last week, manager Jeff Banister said he planned to use the slugger as his primary first baseman with a few games as the designated hitter.
Rangers Officially Announce Napoli's 3rd Texas StintMike Napoli passed his physical, clearing the way for an $8.5 million, one-year deal and his third stint with the Rangers. The team officially announced the deal online early Thursday morning.
Report: Rangers Agree To Deal With 1B Mike NapoliAccording to numerous sources, the Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal with fan favorite, Mike Napoli.
Indians Do Not Make Qualifying Offers To Napoli, DavisThe Cleveland Indians did not make qualifying offers to free agents Mike Napoli or Rajai Davis, two players who helped get them to the World Series.
Are Resurgent Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?This week, we're taking a special look at New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia. The big guy hasn't been fantasy relevant since 2012, but suddenly, Sabathia is looking good again. Currently, his ERA would be the lowest of his long career if he could keep it going through the end of the year. That begs the question: Can Sabathia keep it up through the end of the year? We think so, and we explain why in this week's fantasy baseball advice column. Read on!
Napoli Finalizes 1-Year Contract With IndiansFree agent slugger Mike Napoli and the Indians have finalized their one-year contract worth $7 million. The Indians are hoping that the 34-year-old can give them some pop after hitting 204 homers.
Indians Sign Napoli To One-Year DealA person familiar with the deal says the Indians have an agreement with free agent first baseman Mike Napoli on a $7 million, one-year contract.
Beltre & Napoli Among Gold Glove FinalistsAdrian Beltre and Mike Napoli have been named one of three finalists at their respective positions for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award.
Rangers Notebook: Mike Napoli Contributes; The Importance Of The Prince-Beltre CombinationPlaying Pepper. Random Rangers thoughts from Jared Sandler
Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?Two months into baseball season, and it's time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.
Rangers Mt. Rushmore: Best CatchersOne man clearly stands atop the list of the greatest catchers in the history of the Texas Rangers, but who else makes the list? Jared Sandler provides his picks.
6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century PresidentsStyles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?