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Mike Napoli
Birthdate: 10/31/1981 (35 y, 4 m, 23 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/220     Position: C/1B
Drafted: 2000 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 10, Overall: 500, Team: Anaheim Angels
Contract: $8.5M / 1 Years (2017) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Napoli signed a contract with the Rangers on Thursday for one year, $6 million, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. The deal also includes a 2018 club option worth $11 million or a $2.5 million buyout. (2/16/2017)
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Profile: In 2016 Mike Napoli had a large spike in fly ball quality, resulting from a 3 mph increase in exit velocity, which served to increase both batting average and slugging on his fly balls. This manifested in the most valuable way possible - 16 more home runs. However, between his now 30% strike out rate and slow foot speed, his batting average will be decidedly below average. Napoli is entering his age 35 season as DH for the Rangers, where he should get a large number of plate appearances in a pretty strong line up. That said, Napoli will likely see his home run figures regress back to the 25 home runs per 600 plate appearances rate we've seen out of him for the majority of his career. (Andrew Perpetua)

The Quick Opinion: Napoli needs to maintain his power numbers and accrue a lot of plate appearances in order to justify his fantasy value. A drop in either category could drop his home run total to 20 or fewer.

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SeasonAugGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Aug18495963201379014010001.122
2008Aug133242943021148010101100.281
2009Aug17626816113111054017110100.258
2010Aug2062721483037158116110200.226
2011Aug281021163119507201713023100310.304
2012Aug518223210022409000100.167
2013Aug217285158403101211026200400.208
2014Aug238098147304101415129210200.175
2015Aug184651116302543116200000.239
2016Aug28991173021405171614029220211.303
TotalAug1916227301498931128959689318912611622.240

SeasonAugBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Aug15.3 %23.7 %0.64.122.254.224.479.102.1432-5.2.22930
2008Aug19.0 %23.8 %0.80.281.439.5631.002.281.35093.7.435170
2009Aug5.9 %25.0 %0.24.258.309.387.696.129.3337-1.3.30682
2010Aug11.1 %22.2 %0.50.226.319.419.739.194.25080.0.322102
2011Aug11.2 %19.8 %0.57.304.388.559.947.255.333228.7.411155
2012Aug18.2 %40.9 %0.44.167.318.222.540.056.3332-0.9.26356
2013Aug12.9 %30.6 %0.42.208.329.389.718.181.279100.7.32499
2014Aug15.3 %29.6 %0.52.175.316.363.679.188.20810-0.3.30690
2015Aug5.9 %31.4 %0.19.239.314.435.749.196.32160.2.32096
2016Aug12.0 %24.8 %0.48.303.393.495.888.192.373206.1.381140
TotalAug12.2 %25.9 %0.47.240.343.428.771.188.2949511.7.339109

SeasonAugGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Aug0.388.3 %25.0 %66.7 %12.5 %4.2 %0.0 %0.0 %27.8 %38.9 %33.3 %8.3 %66.7 %25.0 %279120159
2008Aug1.0018.2 %40.9 %40.9 %0.0 %22.2 %11.1 %0.0 %60.9 %21.7 %17.4 %17.4 %47.8 %34.8 %18680106
2009Aug0.6528.3 %28.3 %43.5 %20.0 %5.0 %0.0 %0.0 %58.7 %23.9 %17.4 %17.4 %43.5 %39.1 %279107172
2010Aug0.8617.0 %38.3 %44.7 %4.8 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %44.7 %25.5 %29.8 %10.6 %44.7 %44.7 %290108182
2011Aug1.0320.3 %40.5 %39.2 %3.2 %22.6 %9.4 %0.0 %41.8 %32.9 %25.3 %16.5 %49.4 %34.2 %511204307
2012Aug2.5022.2 %55.6 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.4 %44.4 %11.1 %11.1 %66.7 %22.2 %974453
2013Aug1.0515.2 %43.5 %41.3 %15.8 %15.8 %5.0 %0.0 %30.4 %47.8 %21.7 %15.2 %45.7 %39.1 %396169227
2014Aug1.1517.3 %44.2 %38.5 %10.0 %20.0 %4.3 %0.0 %50.0 %32.7 %17.3 %23.1 %40.4 %36.5 %449185264
2015Aug0.8520.0 %36.7 %43.3 %7.7 %15.4 %18.2 %0.0 %50.0 %33.3 %16.7 %20.0 %33.3 %46.7 %23280152
2016Aug0.6522.2 %30.6 %47.2 %11.8 %14.7 %4.5 %0.0 %47.2 %26.4 %26.4 %15.3 %48.6 %36.1 %538212326
TotalAug0.8419.1 %36.9 %44.0 %9.8 %14.5 %5.6 %0.0 %45.0 %31.8 %23.2 %15.9 %47.3 %36.8 %325713091948