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Mike Napoli after the last game of the Cleveland series

Apr 18, 2013|

The Sox first baseman told Joe & Dave that the team made baserunning a focus in spring training.

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Thanks John that might get another big night for you know with a couple of hits including a trip would you ran the bases is so well. But that was really critical layer in the seventh inning when he attacked on the shallow fly and we're able they get around -- they get by car. Yeah you know it it all started spring training. Whoever gonna run the bases and but facility because. The ground late. My -- it's it is is it over reaching to talk about how this team has bonded and in it seems to be very close team. With great chemistry when you watch the way the Red Sox it's only good things tonight running the bases -- playing defense you know. Doing great things all night and was that way throughout the series isn't over reaching to say that the chemistry is a big part of us. No I mean -- this I mean. The things you do you know and it's about it's you know with the wanted to play no way to tell unfortunately -- -- And they were doing on the field it's you know for the team and in you know trying to. Score runs anywhere we can't you know we often go like this in on the paparazzi who come here to put together. And -- -- the -- -- -- now have been on base are failing as a good feeling not a couple of opportunities tonight. Now -- so with -- get the job done -- another opportunity -- you know got to start time -- -- -- -- You know good things. Mike can you talk about what it means to you to come back home now to Fenway given the day you left than what happened. In Boston and now returning playing so well with a six game winning streak. Yeah I know we're excited to get back home you know -- -- with the fans and people of Boston you know get back there. Do whatever we can you know -- to help her body in I'm pretty sure fire and scramble hopes. On -- -- looks like David Ortiz will be in the lineup tomorrow away. And probably changed the batting -- so we don't know how yet but what are your feelings of by having David hitting it -- you're behind you. It doesn't matter enemies want him in the lineup in. You know we we know having him back he's going to be -- big for us in to make a lot of these dangerous. Mike thanks so much you -- thank European on and know all the clashes killed through very typical week with this organization that and no means a lot for the folks back home things -- Okay thank you very much like appreciate it let's go back to you.

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