It looks like the “Party at Napoli’s” is moving to Chicago.
Mike Napoli reportedly will join the Cubs as a quality assurance coach, according to The Athletic’s Sahadev Sharma, filling the second-to-last spot on David Ross’ coaching staff.
Napoli, a former catcher/first baseman who retired in 2018, was teammates with Chicago’s new manager in 2013 when the Boston Red Sox won their third World Series in a decade.
Mike Napoli, who was teammates with David Ross on the 2013 Red Sox, is expected to get a role on Ross’ staff as a quality assurance coach.
— Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) November 14, 2019
Things sure should be interesting in Chicago come 2020 (Is it Opening Day yet?).
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