Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Mike Napoli agreed to take less money to return to the World Champion Boston Red Sox.
Sean McAdam of CSN New England reports that Mike Napoli's agreement with the Red Sox is for two years and $32 million.
Rob Bradford of WEEI reports that Mike Napoli has reached an agreement to return to the Red Sox.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Mariners have had "recent conversations" with Mike Napoli.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mike Napoli talks are in a "critical stage," with the Red Sox needing to match or exceed a current offer he has on the table.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rangers are interested in Mike Napoli.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Marlins have internally discussed the possibility of pursuing Mike Napoli.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mariners are interested in Mike Napoli.
ESPN's Buster Olney was told by some executives that they expect the Rangers to emerge as the Red Sox' biggest competition for Mike Napoli.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that the Rockies have expressed interest in free agent Mike Napoli.
Mike Napoli declined his qualifying offer.
"Don't be surprised if the Mariners take another run at first baseman Mike Napoli, whom they pursued as a free agent last offseason," writes Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
Comcast Sports Net's Sean McAdam reports that Mike Napoli's exit physical revealed that his hip looks better now than it did when he signed with the Red Sox last winter.
The Red Sox tendered Mike Napoli a qualifying offer.