Mike Napoli deal carries some risk
December, 3, 2012
By Keith Law | ESPN.com
Mark L. Baer/US PresswireMike Napoli hit .389 with 4 home runs in 18 at-bats in Fenway last year. Here's a sample.Mike Napoli's market value was probably a lot higher a year ago, when he was coming off a career year, but he still managed to land a reported three-year, $39 million offer from the Red Sox, a healthy total that almost mandates the Sox give him some time behind the plate to give them a chance for a positive return on investment.