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Napoli nursing bruised quad after collision

SEATTLE -- Rangers catcher Mike Napoli left Friday's 3-2 win after eight innings with a bruised quad muscle on his right leg. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Mariners.

Napoli injured the leg sliding into home plate trying to score from second on Ian Kinsler's single in the fifth inning. He was thrown out by left fielder Casper Wells as he slid hard into catcher Miquel Olivo.

He stayed in the game for four more innings behind the plate before Yorvit Torrealba took over in the ninth.

"I tried to stay in the game, but I couldn't take it any more," Napoli said. "I was squatting on it and putting pressure on it."

SEATTLE -- Rangers catcher Mike Napoli left Friday's 3-2 win after eight innings with a bruised quad muscle on his right leg. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Mariners.

Napoli injured the leg sliding into home plate trying to score from second on Ian Kinsler's single in the fifth inning. He was thrown out by left fielder Casper Wells as he slid hard into catcher Miquel Olivo.

He stayed in the game for four more innings behind the plate before Yorvit Torrealba took over in the ninth.

"I tried to stay in the game, but I couldn't take it any more," Napoli said. "I was squatting on it and putting pressure on it."

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