Red Sox claim Napoli off waivers

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, Last Updated: 7:47 PM ET

ANAHEIM - The Boston Red Sox have claimed Angels catcher/infielder Mike Napoli off waivers.

Napoli, who has spent his entire five-year career with Los Angeles, was not in the Angels’ starting lineup for Sunday’s game against Baltimore.

LA has until Monday to work out a trade, or they can opt to keep Napoli.

Napoli is hitting .249 with 21 home runs and 60 RBI in 112 games this season. He’s started 57 games behind the plate and 49 games at first base.


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