Mike Napoli’s Signing Means Red Sox Likely to Consider Trade to Address Catcher Surplus on Roster (Video)


Hours into Day 1 of the MLB Winter Meetings on Monday in Nashville, the Red Sox made an early splash in the free-agent market.

Multiple reports indicate that the Red Sox have signed free-agent catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli to a three-year deal. It is expected that the former Los Angeles Angel and Texas Ranger will primarily play first base for the team.

With that being said, NESN has you covered for everything related to the Winter Meetings. Tom Caron and Peter Gammons are in attendance, and the latter applauded the Napoli signing while diagnosing the suddenly overcrowded catching position for the Red Sox.

Check out the video above to hear Gammons break down the signing, along with analysis of the situation behind the plate and what the Sox’ next move may be. And be sure to stay tuned for more updates from Red Sox Now.

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