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There are several teams expressing some level of interest in
Seattle Mariners first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp, including the Boston Red
Sox, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros, according to Nick Cafardo of The
Boston Globe. MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy adds that the Milwaukee Brewers have also
checked in on Carp after losing first baseman Mat Gamel for the season.
Carp was recently designated for assignment by the Mariners to
clear a spot on the roster for left-hander Joe Saunders. Seattle has until Thursday
to make a decision on the 26-year-old, and general manager Jack Zduriencik said
there’s a good chance a trade will be completed in the next 24-48 hours.
Teams, such as the Red Sox, were reportedly considering Carp
before he was designated by the Mariners. While he didn’t post favorable
numbers in 2012, hitting only .213/.312/.341 with six doubles and five home
runs in 189 plate appearances, Carp was a productive hitter for the Mariners in
That year he hit .276/.326/.466 with 17 doubles and 12 home
runs over 313 plate appearances. Carp owns a career batting line of
.255/.327/.413 over parts of four seasons in the majors.
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The Red Sox have reached a trade agreement with the Seattle Mariners that will send 1B/OF Mike Carp to Boston in exchange for a player to be named later or cash (cue the "we wanted Mike Trout, not Mike Carp jokes"). Carp was designated for assignment by Seattle on February 12, and Boston was one of teams vocally interested in him.
Carp is a 26 year old lefty who has...
Once Mike Carp was designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners, the Boston Red Sox showed an interest in him. And now they've finally got their man.
It's expected that Carp will compete for the back up job to Mike Napoli along with Lyle Overbay and a slew of others. Carp could have the inside track since he was placed on the 40-man roster.
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The Red Sox signed Lyle Overbay in the hopes that he can be a solid backup to Mike Napoli. He apparently isn’t the only option the club considered, though.
The Sox have also discussed the Mariners’ Mike Carp as a potential backup, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. Carp was designated for assignment last week.
Carp hit .213 in 164 at-bats last season, and is a career...
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The picture says it all. From the Globe's Twitter Account, the Sox have acquired Mike Carp for a player to be named later. To make room for Carp, the Sox placed Ryan Kalish on the 60-Day disabled list. ...
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According to NESN, the Boston Red Sox have acquired first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for either cash considerations or a player to be named later.
Carp provides a bit of insurance at first base. The Red Sox signed Mike Napoli, but he still has issues with his hip and the Sox have not set a date for when Napoli...
Hot News for LF Mike Carp
Boston Red Sox right-hander Alfredo Aceves had another
run-in with coaches recently, which has prompted rumors of his potential trade.
While Nick Cafardo doesn’t believe the pitcher could be flipped for someone
like Garrett Jones or Justin Smoak, he does believe an Aceves for Mike Carp
trade is realistic.
The Red Sox have been one of several teams tied to Carp
The Red Sox added some depth at a couple of thin positions Wednesday, and they did so by acquiring just one player.
The Sox acquired first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named later. In order to make room for Carp (who is out of options) on the 40-man roster, Boston moved outfielder Ryan Kalish...
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Lyle Overbay is probably throwing a mini-tantrum right now in Ft. Myers as the
Red Sox have completed a trade with the Seattle Mariners for OF/1B Mike Carp.
The trade sends Carp to Boston in exchange for a player to be named later
or cash consideration. However Carp enters the 2013 season with some question
Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik has said that he is on the verge of trading first baseman Mike Carp, whom the team designated for assignment last week.
But the Milwaukee Brewers, a team with a glaring need at first base, are not in the mix for Carp, major-league source say.
The Brewers lost Mat Gamel to a season-ending ACL injury on Monday. They also will...
Welly welly well, Mike Carp was dealt to the Red Sox for a PTBNL or cash, which likely proves the Brewers decided not to match or exceed that meager return for the former-Mariner first baseman/DH. The Brewers had basically said as much Tuesday, indicating they’d try to fill the first-base hole internally. What the Brewers seem to be looking for, in between the lines, is a stop...