Mike Napoli RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers Only Interested In Mike Napoli On One-Year Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "It once seemed like the Rangers were moving swiftly toward a deal with free agent first baseman Mike Napoli, but nothing has come together as of yet. That may be because Texas is only interested in guaranteeing the veteran a single season, as ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports (Insider link). It’s..." January 24

  • Orioles have interest in Napoli

    MLB Trade Rumors "With free agent first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo potentially on his way out of Baltimore, the club is showing interest in fellow unsigned slugger Mike Napoli, relays Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Several teams have eyed Napoli this offseason, though his market shrunk when his 2016 employer..." December 25

  • Rangers boast 'strong possibility' of signing Mike Napoli

    MLB Trade Rumors "There’s a “strong possibility” that in the wake of Edwin Encarnacion’s three-year, $60MM agreement with the Indians, free-agent slugger Mike Napoli will land with the Rangers, reports MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan (on Twitter). While there’s no deal done between the two sides, Sullivan adds that there..." December 23

  • Mike Napoli’s former teams all interested in reunion

    Fanrag Sports "Mike Napoli is coming off one of the finer seasons of his career, and as a result, the free agent first baseman is drawing interest from several teams. Indications are that the three most serious in their pursuits of the 35-year-old slugger are all former teams of Napoli’s — the Boston Red Sox,..." November 30

  • Astros showing interest in Napoli

    CBS Sports "Earlier in the winter, we brought you news that the Astros were interested in adding either Miguel Cabrera or Edwin Encarnacion. On Sunday, another rumor surfaced linking Houston to a potential first-base type. The first baseman in question this time is erstwhile Indian Mike Napoli, according..." November 21

  • Mariners showing interest in Mike Napoli

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Napoli returning to the AL West might not actually be the craziest timeline. According to a report by Jon Morosi of FOX Sports on Tuesday, the Seattle Mariners are showing early interest in Napoli. Morosi also notes Napoli’s history with Mariners manager Scott Servais, who served as..." November 08

  • The Indians Don’t Extend Qualifying Offer To Mike Napoli

    CBS Cleveland "The Indians have decided to not extend a qualifying offer to Mike Napoli or outfielder Rajai Davis at a cost of 17.2 million dollars. The cost is too steep, plain and simple. As much of a fan favorite as the slugging Napoli has become, the production isn’t worth the cost involved. It’s also not..." November 07

  • Tribe interested in bringing back Napoli, Davis

    MLB.com "Mike Napoli and Rajai Davis played key roles in the Indians' season, and the team has interest in bringing both veterans back for next year. Over the next few days, Cleveland's decision-makers will hold internal discussions to determine just how much they are willing to pay. By Monday, the..." November 06

  • Indians “Desire” To Re-Sign Mike Napoli

    MLB Trade Rumors "If the Indians have it their way, there will be more parties at Napoli’s in Cleveland next season. General manager Mike Chernoff indicated before the team’s Game 7 World Series loss to the Cubs on Thursday that the Indians would like to retain impending free agent first baseman/designated hitter..." November 03

  • Indians' Mike Napoli makes amazing prediction before Game 3 of World Series

    USA Today "After the Cleveland Indians won the American League pennant, first baseman Mike Napoli was rebuffed after he insisted the club take its postgame party to Las Vegas, since there were a few off days before the World Series. After his amazing and dead-on prediction Friday night, no one should ever..." October 29

  • Party at Napoli's is about more than revelry for Cleveland

    Sporting News "The story of “Party at Napoli’s” is pretty simple, at least to hear the host of Cleveland’s rockin’ shindig tell it. “I guess (it came) from my rant after the 2013 World Series,” Mike Napoli said on Monday, wearing a “Party at Napoli’s” t-shirt with his face emblazoned on the left sleeve. “But..." October 25

  • Mike Napoli wanted Indians to celebrate by going to Las Vegas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Indians are four wins away from capturing their first World Series title since 1948, but Mike Napoli doesn’t want to wait that long to go all-out with the celebration. After his team finished off the Blue Jays in Game 5 of the ALCS, Napoli wanted to take the long way home from..." October 20