Mike Napoli

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/225
  • Age: 33


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Mike Napoli Postseason Career Stats

.254 7 26 1 .801

Mike Napoli Stats

.224 18 50 3 .734

Mike Napoli MLB Career Stats

.253 204 577 33 .837

Mike Napoli Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Anthony Napoli
  • Pronunciation: Nahp-oh-lee
  • Born: 10/31/1981 in Hollywood, FL
  • Draft: 2000, Anaheim Angels, 17th rd. (500th overall)
  • High School: Charles W. Flanagan, Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Debut: May 4, 2006
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Postseason Career Stats 138 20 35 7 26 1 .254 .352 .801
2015 Stats 407 46 91 18 50 3 .224 .324 .734
MLB Career Stats 3590 545 910 204 577 33 .253 .355 .837

Mike Napoli Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Rangers AL 469 229 89.34 220.16 0.95 13.65 48.17
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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October 1, 2015 at 12:16 AM ET

Napoli cranks 18th long ball

Rangers left fielder Mike Napoli went 1-for-1 with a two-run homer and a walk on Wednesday vs. the Tigers.

September 23, 2015 at 10:06 PM ET

Napoli determined to 'stick with it' in left field

Mike Napoli was at the Coliseum early on Wednesday, getting extensive work in left field under the guidance of field coordinator Jayce Tingler and Minor League coach Justin Mashore.


Mike Napoli Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2013 Boston AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Texas AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/22/2013 Boston AL
09/09/2013 Boston AL
05/25/2015 Boston AL

MLBPAA Rangers Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2011 Texas AL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/29/2005 Arkansas TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Arkansas TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Arkansas TEX

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Rancho Cucamonga CAL

Mike Napoli Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2010 26 15th in AL
2011 30 10th in AL
2012 24 24th in AL
2013 23 21st in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2013 92 11th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2013 .842 14th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2013 .360 16th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2010 .468 22nd in AL
2013 .482 14th in AL


Season BB Rank
2013 73 12th in AL
2014 78 5th in AL
2015 57 23rd in AL


Season 2B Rank
2013 38 11th in AL


Season SO Rank
2010 137 7th in AL
2012 125 24th in AL
2013 187 4th in AL
2014 133 16th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2009 7 25th in AL
2010 11 8th in AL
2012 7 19th in AL
2013 6 25th in AL

Mike Napoli Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 8, 2015 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mike Napoli.
August 7, 2015 Boston Red Sox traded 1B Mike Napoli and cash to Texas Rangers for Player To Be Named Later.
June 8, 2014 Boston Red Sox activated 1B Mike Napoli from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2014 Boston Red Sox placed 1B Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 24, 2014. left fourth finger sprain
December 12, 2013 Boston Red Sox signed free agent 1B Mike Napoli.
January 22, 2013 Boston Red Sox signed free agent 1B Mike Napoli.
November 3, 2012 C Mike Napoli elected free agency.
September 15, 2012 Texas Rangers activated C Mike Napoli from the 15-day disabled list.
September 11, 2012 sent C Mike Napoli on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
August 11, 2012 Texas Rangers placed C Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list. Left quadriceps strain.
July 4, 2011 Texas Rangers activated C Mike Napoli from the 15-day disabled list.
June 30, 2011 sent C Mike Napoli on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
June 12, 2011 Texas Rangers placed C Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list. strained left oblique muscle
January 25, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays traded C Mike Napoli to Texas Rangers for cash and RHP Frank Francisco.
January 21, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays traded CF Vernon Wells to Los Angeles Angels for C Mike Napoli and LF Juan Rivera.

Michael Anthony Napoli Bio Info

Graduated from Charles Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, FL in 2000...Earned High School All-American 1st team honors as a DH. Originally signed as the Angels' 17th-round selection in the June 2000 draft by Todd Claus, now the Red Sox' Latin American Coordinator and International Crosschecker.


Hit .248 (103-for-415) with 17 HR and 55 RBI in 119 games in 2nd season with the Red Sox...Reached base via hit, walk, or HBP in 100 of 116 starts (86%)...Among AL players with at least 450 PA, ranked 11th with a .370 OBP...Drew a career-high and team-leading 78 walks, 5th-most in the AL...His 18 multi-walk games ranked 3rd in the AL...Led the majors with an average of 4.47 pitches/PA (min. 400 PA)...Marked his 2nd straight season atop that list (4.58 P/PA in 2013)...Topped MLB with a career-best .450 OBP against left-handed pitching...Hit .300 (33-for-110) in 140 PA vs. LHP compared to .230 (70-for-305) vs. RHP...Paced the Sox with 9 game-winning RBI...Hit .273 (57-for-209) with 6 HR at home compared to .223 (46-for-206) with 11 HR on the road...Made 109 starts at 1B (110 games)...Also started 7 games at DH...Reached safely in a career-high 33 straight games from 4/4-5/14 (.267, 32-for-120, 25 BB, 2 HBP, .401 OBP)...Was the longest on-base streak by a Red Sox in 2014 and 2nd longest in the AL (TOR's Jose Bautista, 37 G from 3/31-5/10)...Also had 2 streaks of reaching base in 17 consecutive starts: 6/20-7/9 and 7/30-8/24...Drew a walk in a career-high 9 straight games on 2 occasions: 4/29-5/10 (14 BB) and 6/24-7/5 (10 BB)...Led the club in AVG (.305), OBP (.405), and SLG (.526) in March/April...Had the 10th-best OPS in the AL in that time (.932)...On 3/31 at BAL, made 6th career Opening Day start, 4th at 1B and 2nd in a row with BOS...Went 2-for-4 with his 1st homer of the year and a season-high 4 RBI on 4/2 at BAL...Reached base in each of his first 28 home games with a PA through 6/15 (.320, 33-for-103)...Placed on the 15-day DL on 5/25 (retro to 5/24) with a sprained left fourth finger, which was originally dislocated during a headfirst slide on 4/15 at CWS...Activated on 6/8 and hit .304 (38-for-125) with 6 2B, 7 HR, 14 RBI, 22 BB, and a .408 OBP in his next 35 games through 7/21...Had his best monthly AVG (.311) and SLG (.554) in 21 June games...Clubbed 4 HR in a 9-game stretch from 6/18-28, 3 of which gave the Red Sox a lead...Hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning on 6/18 vs. MIN off Casey Fien, the 2nd of back-to-back shots to end the game following David Ortiz's game-tying solo homer...Was his 3rd career walk-off homer, 1st since an 11th-inning shot on 7/21/13 vs. NYY...Went 2-for-4 with a home run on 6/22 at OAK, and also stole home in the 3rd inning...Became the 1st Red Sox to homer and steal home in the same game since Rico Petrocelli on 9/9/67 (Source: Elias)...Delivered a game-winning homer in the 9th inning on 6/28 at NYY off Masahiro Tanaka...Broke a 1-1 tie in the 2-1 victory...Hit a 3-run homer in the 11th inning on 8/26 at TOR off Sergio Santos, extending Boston's lead in an eventual 11-7 victory...Limited to 11 games in September...Last played on 9/17 at PIT...On 11/4, underwent successful surgery to address his sleep apnea...Procedure was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital by Dr. Leonard Kaban, Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


In 1st season with the Red Sox, set career highs in RBI (92), hits (129), doubles (38), extra- base hits (63), runs (79), walks (73), and at-bats (498). Finished 2nd on the club in home runs (23), RBI, SLG (.482), and OPS (.842). Played in 139 games, 1 shy of his career-high (140 with LAA in 2010). His 92 RBI ranked T-11th in the AL...Placed 6th with an AVG of 5.41 AB/RBI. Tallied 6 games with at least 4 RBI, tied for the MLB lead (also Chris Davis and Alfonso Soriano)...Were the most by a Red Sox since Mike Lowell in 2007 (6Had multiple extra-base hits on 15 occasions, 1 shy of Chris Davis' ML-leading 16, and the most by a Red Sox since Kevin Youkilis in 2008 (15). Tied for MLB lead with 20 RBI and T-2nd with 7 homers against the Yankees...Jimmie Foxx (8 in 1936) is the only Red Sox to have more roundtrippers in a season vs. NYY. Led the majors with a career-high 4.58 pitches seen per plate appearances, the highest mark by a Red Sox in the last 25 years beginning in 1988 (as far back as data is available)... It was the 3rd-highest mark for any ML qualifier in the last 25 years, just shy of Brett Gardner in 2010 (4.61) and Rickey Henderson in 1994 (4.60). His 73 walks tied for 2nd on the team (with Dustin Pedroia) behind David Ortiz's 76...His 187 strikeouts set a club single-season record, passing Mark Bellhorn in 2004 (177). Went 11-for-24 (.458) with 4 doubles, 3 grand slams, 1 walk, and 31 RBI with the bases loaded...His 31 bases- loaded RBI led the majors and were the most by a Red Sox since Vern Stephens had 32 in 1950. His 3 grand slams - 4/22 vs. OAK, 6/1 at NYY, and 9/6 at NYY - led the AL and tied for the MLB lead, falling 1 shy of the club single-season record (Babe Ruth, 4 in 1919)...Were the most grand slams by a Red Sox in a season since Manny Ramirez hit 3 in 2005. Was the 1st ever Red Sox to hit 2 slams in the Bronx and just the 3rd player in ML history with 2 slams against the Yankees in a season, along with PHA's Bob Johnson in 1935 (also both in NYY) and BOS' Jimmie Foxx in 1938 (1 in BOS, 1 at NYY). Set club records for the month of April with 13 doubles and 18 extra-base hits. Twice named AL Co-Player of the Week, from 4/15-21 (with teammate Andrew Bailey), and 9/2-8 (with teammate Will Middlebrooks)...Were his 1st career weekly honors. Defensively, played exclusively at 1B for the 1st time in his career and led major league 1B with a 9.7 Ultimate Zone Rating. On 4/1 at NYY, made 5th career Opening Day start and 3rd straight at 1B (also 2011-12 with TEX)...Was the 1st Red Sox to debut for the club as the starting cleanup hitter on Opening Day since Manny Ramirez in 2001. Had a 5-game streak from 4/14-18 with an extra-base hit and an RBI (5 2B, 3B, 9 RBI). Hit .345 (10-for-29) with 5 doubles, a triple, a home run, and an ML-leading 10 RBI in 7 games from 4/15-21 to earn AL Co-Player of the Week Award. Was the 1st Red Sox with both 25 RBI and 14 XBH (9 2B, 3B, 4 HR) before the club's 20th since RBI became an official stat in 1920. Totaled 22 XBH and 31 RBI in the club's 1st 28 games, just the 2nd major leaguer to do that since 1990 (Alex Rodriguez in 2007). Drove in a season-high 5 runs on 4/22 vs. OAK, going 2-for-4 with a double and his 1st grand slam since 7/8/11 for TEX vs. OAK. Had a season-long 15-game on-base streak from 5/29-6/18 (14 H, 8 BB, HBP). On 7/21 vs. NYY, had 2 homers, including an 11th-inning walk-off shot off Adam Warren...Became the 1st Red Sox since Vern Stephens on 5/30/51 with 2 homers, including a walk-off shot, in a game against the Yankees...It was his 2nd career walk-off homer, also 9/12/08 for LAA vs. SEA, and his 5th career walk-off RBI (2nd in 2013, also 4/15 vs. TB). Snapped and 0-for-16 slide with a game-tying, 2-run shot in the 9th inning on 8/14 at TOR...His 1.144 OPS from that day through the end of the season topped MLB (min. 100 PA). Limited to 7 starts in a 15-game stretch from 8/15-9/1 and played in only 3 of the club's last 7 games to end the regular season. Led MLB in September in OPS (1.227), SLG (.733), and OBP (.494)...T-4th in the AL with 6 HR in the month...Had a .333 AVG (20-for-60) in 20 games in September. Ejected for 1st time in his career on 9/15 by home plate umpire Ron Kulpa after striking out in the 6th inning. Re-signed by the Boston Red Sox as a free agent on 12/12. Went 10-for-46 (.217) with 4 doubles, 2 homers, 7 RBI, and 6 walks while playing 15 of the club's 16 postseason contests en route to the World Series Championship…Started 12 of the club's 13 postseason games played at AL parks and reached base safely in all but 1 of those starts…Started all 4 ALDS games vs. TB…Hit .300 (6-for-20) and led the Sox with 2 homers, 4 extra-base hits, and a .700 SLG and 1.033 OPS in 6 ALCS games vs. DET (5 starts)…Knocked in only run in a 1-0 win at DET in ALCS Game 3 with a solo HR off DET's Justin Verlander in the 7th inning…Was just the 11th player in MLB history to go deep in a 1-0 game in the postseason, and the 4th to do it in the 7th inning or later…Homered to lead off the 2nd inning off Anibal Sanchez in Game 5 at DET to put the Sox ahead 1-0…Tied a career postseason high with 3 hits in ALCS Game 5 at Comerica Park…Played in 5 World Series games vs. STL (3 starts)…Drove in 3 runs with a bases-loaded double in the bottom of the 1st inning of World Series Game 1 in Boston…Knocked an RBI single in the clinching Game 6.

2012 Hit 24 home runs in 108 games for the Rangers and earned 1st career All-Star selection. Ranked 6th in home run rate (14.7 AB/HR) and 8th in walk rate (56 BB, 7.5 PA/BB) among AL players with at least 400 PA...CWS's Adam Dunn was only major leaguer with better rates in both categories (13.2 AB/HR, 6.2 PA/BB) Joined TOR's Jose Bautista (27 HR) as the only players with at least 24 homers in fewer than 350 at-bats. Saw 4.41 pitches per PA, trailing only Dunn (4.43) and LAD's A.J. Ellis (4.43) among big leaguers. Led the club with 69 starts at catcher, with the Rangers going 37- 32 in those games...Also made 24 starts at 1st base and 9 at DH... Caught 8 of 50 (16.0%) base runners attempting to steal, including 5 of his last 17 (29.4%). Had 4 games of 3 or more walks, tied with 5 others for most in the majors. Had 3 different multi-homer games: 4/17 at BOS, 7/21 at LAA, and 9/30 vs. LAA (G2). Went deep in a career-high 5 straight games from 4/15-21 (G1), with the streak ending as a pinch-hitter in the nightcap...Matched the 2nd-longest streak of the season in the majors...Also homered in consecutive games 5/27-28 and 9/30-10/1...Had 3 hits and 4 RBI in consecutive games from 4/17-18 at BOS, the 1st Ranger to do that since Juan Gonzalez in 1998...Was the 1st opponent with at least 3 hits and 4 RBI in consecutive games at Fenway Park since OAK's Reggie Jackson from 6/14-15/69. Started behind the plate for the AL in the All-Star Game on 7/10 in KC...Topped AL catchers with 4,317,718 fan votes...Played the 1st 5 innings, going 1-for-2 with a single. Of his last 21 hits beginning 7/21, 12 were home runs. Missed 33 games on the 15-day disabled list with a left quad strain from 8/11-9/14...Tried to play through the injury after multiple days off from 8/7-9, but was finally shut down...Batted .267 (4-for-15) with 3 homers, a double, and 9 RBI on a 4-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock. Hit 7 homers and drove in 16 runs over his final 16 regular season games following the DL stint...Collected 6 RBI on 9/30 vs. LAA (G2), matching a career-high for the 2nd time (also 8/25/10 for LAA vs. TB). 2011 Had starts at catcher (57), first base (27), and DH (18), ranking among team's top 3 in starts at each position...ranked 2nd on the club in walks (58) and 3rd in homers (30)...established career highs in hits (118), home runs, doubles (25), runs (72), RBI (75), total bases (233), and walks...had 432 plate appearances, 70 shy of qualifying for league leader status... among A.L. players with 400+ PA's, ranked in average (6th, .320 ), OBP (3rd, .414), and SLG (1st, .631)...among players in Rangers history with at least 400 plate appearances, finished among club's all-time single-season leaders in OPS (2nd, 1.050), slugging (4th), and onbase pct. (6th)...became just the 3rd Ranger with at least 400 PA's in a season to bat at least .300 with a .400 OBP and .600 SLG... only other player in the majors to do it in 2011 was Toronto's Jose Bautista (.302/.447/.608)...was on the disabled list, June 12-July 3 with a strained left oblique muscle...played 4 games on an injury rehab assignment with Round Rock (AAA), going 4-for-15 (.267) with 3 homers and 9 RBI. 2010 Led the Angels in homers (26) and slugging (.468), tied for 4th in doubles (24), and ranked 5th in RBI (68)...set career bests for games (140), at bats (453), hits (108), doubles, homers, and RBI ... batted a team best .305 (43-141) vs. left-handed pitching but hit just .182 (20-110) with runners in scoring position ... tied for 7th in the A.L. in strikeouts (137) and tied for 8th in hit by pitches (11) ... was 0-for-3 in 2 starts as the designated hitter and 0-for-6 with 2 walks as a pinch-hitter. 2009 Spent fourth full season with Angels as part of catching tandem with Jeff Mathis...Set career-highs in games (114), runs (60), hits (104), HR (20 - tied) and RBI (56)...His 20th HR on last day of season gave Angels four players with at least 20 HRs for first time since 2000...His 62 career HRs as a catcher are a club record (previously 61 held by Bengie Molina and Lance Parrish)...20 home runs finished T6th among MLB catchers...Club record for home runs in a single-season by a catcher is 22 by Lance Parrish in 1990...Hit .330 (31/94) vs. LHP...Was 23-for- 64 (.359) with three home runs and 11 RBI in 18 games as a DH...Made first career start as DH May 1 at NYY...Hit "walk-off" double with two outs in 10th July 23rd vs. Min...Had career-high four hits July 31 at Minn. for third time of season (also June 16 & May 4). 2008 Made second Opening Day roster and split catching duties with Jeff Mathis (made 71 starts behind the plate)...Enjoyed best season in Majors posting career-highs in average (.273), hits (62), home runs (20), RBI (49) and stolen bases (7)...His 20 home runs ranked second most by an Angel catcher in a single-season (Lance Parrish hit 22 in 1990)...Homered once every 11.4 at-bats...His .586 slugging percentage led Angels...Is just third catcher to hit at least 40 career HRs as Angel (46)...Bengie Molina and Lance Parrish share the record (each hitting 61 HRs)...Finished season on a tear with 18 hits in his last 27 at-bats (.667) to raise season average from .225 to .273...Had multi-hit efforts in seven of last eight starts including four 3-hit games...Named Angels' Player of the Month for September as he led with a .453 average (24/53) and six home runs... Connected for first career walk-off HR with two outs in 9th inning Sept. 12 vs. Seattle...Drove in four of Angels' five runs twice in a game in September (9/12 vs. Seattle & 9/28 vs. Texas)....Connected for 10 home runs in his first 27 games of season...Activated from 15-day DL August 7...Placed on 15-day DL July 7 due to irritation right shoulder... Marked third DL stint of career (2 in 2007)...Logged third multi-HR game of his career May 18 vs. Los Angeles with a career-best five RBI...Hit first career grand slam in 2nd inning April 9 vs. Cleveland...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on right shoulder (irritation) October 31, 2008. 2007 In sophomore season with Angels, batted .247 (54/219) with 40 runs scored, 11 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs and 34 RBI in 75 games...Missed 44 games in two DL stints...Placed on 15-day DL July 28 with strained right hamstring suffered while sliding into second base in the first inning July 27 vs. Detroit...Placed on DL July 2 with a high left ankle sprain suffered while tagging out Melvin Mora at home on a game-ending double play July 1 at Baltimore...Logged 30 RBI his last 46 games with an at-bat...Posted career-best 14-game hit streak May 8-28 (.354; 17/48)...Scored a run in 10 straight games played (5/11-27)...Marked longest runs scored streak by catcher since Johnny Romano of CWS in 1961...Threw out 13-of-62 basestealers (21%)...Made first career Opening Day roster. 2006 Napoli burst onto the Major League scene and batted .310 with 10 home runs in his first two months with the Angels. Once the league adjusted to the rookie catcher, it became a struggle. Napoli hit just .174 over the season's final three months, but he wasn't sent down to Triple-A Salt Lake because manager Mike Scioscia liked his game management behind the plate. Napoli homered in his first career at-bat against the Tigers on May 4. 2005 In jump from Class A to Double-A Arkansas, led Texas league in home runs (31) and RBI (99) after leading California League in each category (29 HR and 118 RBI) in 2004...Finished second in league in extra base hits (55) and fifth in slugging percentage (.508) and runs scored (96)...Limited to one HR over first 29 games and two HRs through 36 games before connecting for 30 HRs over final 95 games...Posted two multi-HR games (June 17 at Wichita, 2 HR & 8 RBI and August 12 at Frisco)...Was Arkansas' top performer in seven post-season games, hitting .346 (9/26) with 4 HR and 9 RBI, as Travs won Eastern League Championship before losing to Midland in Championship Series...Named Texas League Player of Week, May 23-29 and to Texas League Post-Season All-Star Team and as Texas League All-Star Game selection...One of top offensive performers for Aguilas in Dominican Winter League. 2004 Enjoyed breakout season with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, hitting .282 with 29 HRs and 118 RBI... Was league's leader in home runs (29) and RBI (118, No. 7 in minors) and was fourth in league in slugging percentage (.539) and extra-base hits (62, tied)...Among all minor leaguers, ranked seventh in RBI and ninth in walks (88)...Posted 10 games with at least 3 RBI, including a 6-RBI output, July 15 at Lancaster (5/5, 4 R, 1 HR, 6 RBI)...Named Angels' Organizational Player of the Month for April (.343, 7 HR, 24 RBI) and May (.333, 8 HR, 35 RBI)...Other accolades included: California League Post-Season All-Star Team, California League Player of the Week three times (April 11-17, May 3-9 and July 12-18) and California League All-Star Game Selection. 2003 Limited to 47 games with Rancho Cucamonga...Underwent surgery to repair torn labrum in right shoulder... Surgery was performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum. 2002 Spent campaign with Single-A Cedar Rapids and hit .251 with 10 HRs and 50 RBI...The club finished 81-58 and won Midwest League's West Division before losing both games of Semifinals to Peoria Chiefs...Was club's primary DH (60 games) and played 37 games as catcher. 2001 Participated in extended Spring Training...Played seven games with Rancho Cucamonga before having contract transferred to Cedar Rapids...Connected for four of five home runs over seven-game span, July 26-Aug. 3. 2000 A lower back strain limited him to 10 games with rookie level Butte after being drafted in June.