Mike Napoli has made a career out of killing the Red Sox. On numerous occasions he has come up with clutch hits to put Boston away late in games. He has played against the Red Sox 38 times in his career and has amassed eye-popping numbers: 15 home runs, six doubles, 33 RBI, 16 walks and a 1.075 OPS.
A lot has been made about Napoli joining the Red Sox this offseason. Baseball gurus and analysts suggested Fenway Park to be the ideal place for the right-handed power hitter.
After all, he seemed to do the majority of his damage against the Red Sox at Fenway: .306, seven HR, 17 RBI and a 1.107 OPS in 19 games.
That got us thinking, now that Napoli will be playing 81 games there, how will that affect his numbers?
Well, let’s take a look at some predictions we have for Mike Napoli's offensive numbers at home this season.