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Mike Napoli signing announcement expected tomorrow

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The beat guys say Mike Napoli is taking a physical today, and his signing should be announced tomorrow

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Mike Napoli as a Texas Ranger in 2017 has been reported for a while, but there’s been no official signing yet. That apparently is fixing to change, with the beat guys on Twitter saying that Napoli is taking a physical today, and the official announcement that he has signed is anticipated to take place tomorrow.

Napoli reportedly has a deal for one year at around $8-8.5 million, with the Rangers having a club option for 2018. It remains to be seen whether he will be a fulltime first baseman or DH, or if he will primarily play against lefthanded pitchers.

Regardless, though, he will apparently be officially back in the fold tomorrow.