Earlier this week we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates viewed Mike Napoli as the perfect fit for first base. The rumor was kind of in the same way that Clayton Kershaw would be the perfect fit for the starting rotation. It's true, but the odds of Napoli going to the Pirates were slim to none. Now they're just none, as Napoli has re-signed with the Red Sox.
I've been talking the last few days about how first base is shaping up to be a buyer's market. Boston was one of six teams that needed a first baseman, and Napoli was one of the top four first basemen on the free agent market. The teams that still need a first baseman are Milwaukee, Tampa Bay, Houston, Seattle,...
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