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  1. Napoli: Hip is fine; other injuries nag

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli has to suppress a laugh when someone asks about the degenerative hip condition that two years ago cast his playing future into doubt. "My hips are the only thing that don't hurt," said Na...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  2. Let's do the Clubhouse Shuffle

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- A consequence of all the trades and roster moves in the last week? The clubhouse locker shuffle. • Dustin Pedroia crossed over from the other side of the room to take Jon Lester's more spacious locker. • Mike Napoli als...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  3. Mike (Napoli) and the mike

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Here's what John Farrell said about the "What an Idiot" comment by Mike Napoli after he homered off Masahiro Tanaka, caught on a Fox TV mike Saturday night: "My understanding, they're looking to capture an emotion that might enhance th...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  4. Napoli picks up Lester; Lackey next in line?

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli, whose unvarnished opinion of Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka ("What an idiot") would never have been uttered had he known a dugout microphone would pick it up, does not play favorites. Still, despite ...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 2, Yankees 1

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Before rookie Mookie Betts makes his major league debut here Sunday night, the Red Sox might want to arrange for him to have a chat with Mike Napoli about the logistics of playing in Yankee Stadium. If Betts is smart, he'll hang on eve...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  6. Boston Red Sox deserve more time to reveal their true talent

    Gordon Edes

    Don't give up. The Sox deserve five more weeks to reveal their true talent.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  7. Boston Red Sox hope Fenway power surge travels west after Mike Na...

    Gordon Edes

    Sox hope power surge travels west after Napoli, Ortiz homer to sweep Twins.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 2, Twins 1

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- That's one way to alter a narrative. On the brink of suffering a one-hit, extra-inning loss to the Minnesota Twins, David Ortiz and Mike Napoli hit back-to-back home runs in the 10th inning to give the Sox a 2-1 win and a three-game swee...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  9. Short at first base? Holt has some company

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- With Mike Napoli due to come off the disabled list on Sunday in Detroit, Brock Holt's days of playing first base are growing short. Tuesday night, Holt made his third start at first base, as Red Sox manager John Farrell decided Holt's ho...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  10. GM Ben Cherington says Boston Red Sox are 'going to win' despite ...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington, in a move reminiscent of predecessor Theo Epstein from 10 years ago, parachuted into town Monday with the club looking to break a 10-game losing streak.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  11. Boston Red Sox put Mike Napoli on DL to keep extra reliever

    Gordon Edes

    With some reluctance, but feeling they had no other choice given the state of their bullpen, the Boston Red Sox placed first baseman Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  12. The going gets tougher for snakebit Sox

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- So, if scoring five runs in the first inning against Tampa Bay's David Price, one of the best left-handers in baseball, isn't sufficient to end a losing streak, what exactly is Plan B? How about trying to win with a minor l...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  13. Injury-plagued Boston Red Sox place Shane Victorino on disabled l...

    Gordon Edes

    The Red Sox placed Shane Victorino on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring on Saturday and recalled outfielder Daniel Nava from Triple-A Pawtucket.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  14. Farrell restores Pedroia to 3-hole

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Red Sox manager John Farrell rolled out his 38th different batting order in 47 games Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, but indicated that restoring what was the heart of the order in 2013 -- Dustin Pedroia No. 3, David ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  15. Boston Red Sox offense needs some kind of boost

    Gordon Edes

    The thin Red Sox lineup needs to be bolstered one way or another.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  16. Napoli excelling at 1B with more experience

    Gordon Edes

    The fastest man in baseball had just laid down a perfect bunt that hugged the dirt along the foul line, the runner a red blur headed toward first base. In a split second, Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli had to decide whether to field the ball or le...

    Blog | May 09, 2014