Mike Napoli (finger) out vs. Chicago

Updated: April 17, 2014, 3:16 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

CHICAGO -- Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli took ground balls at first base before Wednesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox, one day after dislocating the ring finger on his left hand on a headfirst slide into second base.

Napoli had shed the splint he was wearing after the finger was reset following the game, his ring finger and pinkie taped together. Daniel Nava was in the lineup, playing first base, the first game Napoli has missed this season.

"As soon as I got here, ...

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