Mike Napoli has some power. The Red Sox first baseman showed it off in Toronto at the Rogers Centre when he blasted his longest shot of the year, a 451-foot shot that hit the upper deck and came back down.
There is almost nothing I love in baseball more than Mike Napoli's beer-league softball swing resulting in a ball coming off the bat at 115 miles per hour and landing in the next zip code.
Napoli's homer put the Red Sox up 9-4 in the 11th inning, and they would end up needing the scoring from this three-run blast as the Jays would come back to get three of their own in the bottom of the frame. Even better, Napoli got a look of total appreciation for what he's capable of from his powerful teammate, Yoenis Cespedes, winner of the last two Home Run Derbys.
Insurance runs and respect for your flourish from Cespedes. Asking for any more in a single day is just greedy.