Texas Rangers, Mike Napoli Back Off Extension Talks; Focus Now on One-Year Deal
January 5th, 2012 at 5:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Texas Rangers had been pursuing a long-term agreement with C/1B/DH Mike Napoli, but the talks appear to have cooled and the team is now focusing on the possibility of a one-year extension. Evan Grant with the Dallas Morning News posits the differences may be similar to the differences in...
Texas Rangers 2012 Position-by-Position Preview: Catchers
January 3rd, 2012 at 11:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** 2011 was a good year for the Texas Rangers, highlighted by a second straight AL West crown and a World Series appearance. While their ultimate seven-game loss to the St. Louis Cardinals left a bitter taste in the mouths of the team and their fans, 2012 promises to be...
Mike Napoli Being Sued by Childhood Friend for Canceling Autograph Session
December 26th, 2011 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli is being sued by Willie McCoy, a Florida shop owner who claims the player canceled a December 3rd autograph session, leaving McCoy in dire straits, TMZ reports. McCoy, who claims the two have known each other since they were seven years old, claims Napoli's cancelation left...