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Sources: Mike Napoli, Red Sox agree

Updated: January 18, 2013, 9:56 AM ET
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Mike Napoli will sign a one-year deal with the Boston Red Sox, sources told ESPN on Thursday.

Napoli's contract is for one year with a base salary of $5 million, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney. With incentives, he can play himself to a $13 million payday, which boosts the compensation to the level of the three-year deal he first agreed to with Boston early this offseason.

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Thursday night that there's nothing official to report ...

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