Mike Napoli Traded to Texas

25 January 2011


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I hope you didn’t run out and buy a Mike Napoli Blue Jays jersey as he was already shipped off to Texas in exchange for Frank Francisco.
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Napoli should be penciled into the Rangers’ lineups a great deal playing catcher, first base, and designated hitter for the defending American League champions. With his power, that lineup, and that ballpark I bumped him up to six in my catcher rankings.
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Francisco, who lost the closer role to Neftali Feliz, will likely close for the Jays and should be on fantasy radars.


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