I'm surprised by the number of people who think this is bad for the Jays.
as much offensive potential as Napoli has, he was a luxury. Lind is going to get a majority of AB at 1B. Encarnacion is going to get a majority of the AB at DH. Arencibia deserves a chance to get a majority of the AB at C. where does Napoli fit?
some could say platoon Lind, but why? he has a lot of potential and could again do what he did in 2009.
some don't like Encarnacion? if he's not playing 3B his offensive potential is good. he has more offensive potential going into 2011 than Bautista did going into 2010. he doesn't get on base like Bautista, but the power is there. he had 21 HR in 96 games/332 AB.
Arencibia tore up AAA last season. he's proved what he can do in the minors and deserves a chance to be the starter for the Jays.
I don;t know what Napoli is like at 1B, but he only played there in 2010 for the Angels out of need because Morales was hurt. he was never the ful time catcher for the Angles who split him with Mathis who is a terrible hitter. what does that say about Napoli? from what I've read defensively Napoli is not that good behind the plate.
Would-be base stealers were successful 73% of the time they tried stealing off of Napoli in 2010; they've been successful 76% of the time in his career.
now I do think the Jays could have gotten more, but if Fransisco can become a good closer it's a win.