It seems only fitting that Mike Napoli would end the season for the Los Angeles Angels, and on Wednesday the Texas Rangers' catcher did just that. Napoli hit two home runs for the second straight game against his former team, including a two-run shot in the ninth inning off Jordan Walden to break the tie, giving the Rangers a 3-1 win.
The former Angels catcher hit .356 with six home runs in 16 games against the Halos this season. Napoli hit .320/.414/.631 on the season with 30 home runs, more than any Angel this season.
Meanwhile, the Angels got a .248 on-base percentage from Vernon Wells, whom the Angels received in exchange for Napoli and Juan Rivera last winter. Wells made $23 million this season, of which the Toronto Blue Jays paid $5 million. Wells will make $21 million in each of the next three seasons.
Angels' catcher Jeff Mathis hit .174/.225/259 in 93 games this season.
The Angels finished 86-76 on the season.