Mike Napoli out Sunday due to stomach bug


Mike Napoli made an early exit from Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Blue Jays after falling ill and is not in the Red Sox starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale.

Allen Craig will start at first base and Yoenis Cespedes will DH. David Ortiz is also sitting out.

Napoli has posted a cool .257/.374/.436 batting line with 17 home runs and 54 RBI over 113 games this season for the Sox, who are limping to the finish line here in September. Napoli, 32, is under contract for $15 million in 2015. He’ll be a free agent after that.