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Mike Napoli stays busy in Red Sox debut

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mike Napoli played his first spring training game for the Red Sox on Friday night, and didn’t get much time to catch his breath.

The new first baseman played four innings and was involved in eight plays. He also was 1 for 2 with an RBI single and scored a run against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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