Napoli to Arlington: The Fallout
27 January 2011
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As Napoli gets passed around like the village bicycle once again, what does this mean for all parties involved?
Mike Napoli IMO rockets up the C rankings. Why? This guy can hit HR on the Moon and now he heads to the friendly confines of Rangers Ballpark. He might even bat higher than .260 this year too. To go along with 30 bombs and the opp to get tons of R and RBI in that lineup, Napoli could wind up being a Top 5 Catcher. Yeah, I said it. TOP 5 CATCHER!
Neftali Feliz I believe is locked in now as the closer. Silence the crowd that wants him in the rotation. Feliz will be elite once again.
Yorvit Torrealba will back Napoli up – well, he’ll be oohing and ahhing watching from the bench.
Frank Francisco heads to Minimal Fantasy Valueville in Toronto. I guess Frank Frank could get a shot to close, but I’m not banking on it.
J.P. Arencibia is relevant once again. He’s Napoli-lite, but will have to fight off the other-other Molina. Take a flier on him – he could be Napoli, or he could be Iannetta…