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Mike Napoli sat Tuesday because of swelling in his finger, Farrell said. Napoli hit the disabled list for about two weeks in late May and early June because of the finger injury on his left hand.

"We felt a day down and added treatment would give him a chance to try to get ahead of [it] a little more," Farrell said.

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Mike Napoli sat Tuesday because of swelling in his finger, Farrell said. Napoli hit the disabled list for about two weeks in late May and early June because of the finger injury on his left hand.

"We felt a day down and added treatment would give him a chance to try to get ahead of [it] a little more," Farrell said.

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Mike Carp played first base and batted fifth in Napoli's absence.

Ian Browne is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Brownie Points, and follow him on Twitter @IanMBrowne. Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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