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Red Sox 'Hopeful' Of Completing Napoli Deal

Jan 08, 2013 7:18 AM EST

The Red Sox are working towards a contract agreement with Mike Napoli and are "hopeful" of getting it done, according to a Major League source.

Napoli agreed to terms on a three-year, $39 million deal on Dec. 3.

However, an issue — believed to be a pre-existing hip injury — was detected during Napoli's physical on Dec. 7.

 

Via Peter Abraham/Boston Globe