BOSTON -- Why were the Red Sox so patient when Mike Napoli spent the first seven weeks of the season in one of the most epic slumps imaginable? Because they know full well what the payoff is when Napoli gets hot.
The slugger hit two home runs on Saturday night, leading the Red Sox to an 8-3 victory over the Angels.
Ian Browne is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.