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Mike Napoli OK'd to begin training

Updated: February 16, 2013, 2:03 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | EPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli has been cleared to slowly resume baseball activities after undergoing an MRI on his hip.

Prior to the Red Sox officially signing Napoli during the offseason, a serious hip condition called avascular necrosis was discovered during a physical.

He arrived at camp earlier this week and had another MRI taken Thursday to make sure his hip had not gotten worse.

"Nothing got worse, it stayed the same. It's ...

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