Red Sox put Mike Napoli on DL

Updated: May 25, 2014, 9:16 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With some reluctance, but feeling they had no other choice given the state of their bullpen, the Boston Red Sox placed first baseman Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list Sunday.

Placing Napoli on the DL allowed the Red Sox to keep reliever Alex Wilson, who had been expected to return to Pawtucket to create a roster spot for right-hander Brandon Workman, who is starting Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Workman is making the start in place of left-hander ...

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