GIF: Mike Napoli's various handshakes

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It's Patriot's Day, which means 11:05 a.m. ET baseball in Boston. The Red Sox and Orioles wrap up their four-game series on Monday morning, just about 12 hours after Sunday night's game ended. The turnover was so quick that several Red Sox players slept at Fenway Park.

One of those players was Mike Napoli, who took a fastball to the knee on Sunday. It looked like he might miss a day or two, but instead he is already back in the lineup. Before first pitch, he and various teammates went through their high-five rituals:

Three teammates, three distinct handshakes. I like it.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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