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Mike Napoli traded for Frank Francisco

Updated: January 26, 2011, 12:04 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Mike Napoli's stay in Toronto was short-lived.

The Texas Rangers acquired the catcher-first baseman from the Blue Jays in exchange for reliever Frank Francisco and cash considerations on Tuesday.

Napoli, 29, had been acquired by Toronto along with outfielder Juan Rivera from the Angels for Vernon Wells last Friday.

Napoli said the trade to Texas ends a "crazy couple of days."

Napoli is a right-handed hitter who batted .238 with 26 homers and 68 RBIs in 140 games ...

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