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Marlins reliever Carter Capps to miss season after Tommy John surgery

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps was expected to contend for the closer's job this season. Instead won't throw a single pitch.Capps has a torn ligament in his throwing elbow that requires Tommy John surgery, and the operation was to be performed Tuesday by specialist Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Florida.Capps is expected to return for opening day 2017...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins' Capps out for season because of Tommy John surgery

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps has a torn ligament in his throwing elbow that requires Tommy John surgery and will sideline him for the entire season. Miami announced the diagnosis Tuesday, and the operation was to be performed later in the day by specialist Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Capps is expected to return by opening day 2017. The...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins' Capps to see specialist regarding sore elbow

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps is expected to be sidelined for an extended period because of discomfort in his right elbow, and the right-hander has scheduled a visit Monday with specialist Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Florida, to determine whether he needs surgery. Capps cut short a throwing session and underwent an MRI on Monday after his troublesome...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

The Other Weapon In the Marlins Bullpen

Yesterday I wrote about Carter Capps, who last year was on his way to an almost impossible season before elbow trouble sent him off. The idea was to remind you of just what Capps was able to do over 30-odd innings, and in support of that, I noted that Capps had baseball’s most unhittable pitch if you set the minimum to 100 of a given pitch type thrown. That’s important — Capps’...
Via Fangraphs
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Carter Capps Has Become Baseball’s Most Unhittable Pitcher

Carter Capps allowed a three-run single on Tuesday. That’s both pretty bad and pretty weird. Three-run singles might be a post topic of their own, but the most interesting thing didn’t have anything to do with the play result. Before Xander Bogaerts ever swung the bat, Capps threw a fastball, and I’ll excerpt conveniently from […]
Via Fangraphs
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Pitcher Carter Capps Has Funkiest Delivery (Videos)

Carter Capps has a little extra hop in his step when he pitches. No, literally. The Miami Marlins hard-throwing right-hander boasts one of the funkiest deliveries in the game, as he actually takes a small jump off the rubber. Wait, what? http://t.co/nHMI3LAs94— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 14, 2015 lol http://t.co/mxSOdNGQbk— nick pants (@nick_pants) April 14, 2015 Spoiler alert...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Carter Capps receives good news from Dr. James Andrews about elbow

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps has gotten some good news about his strained right elbow. Marlins manager Mike Redmond says Capps got a second opinion Wednesday from Dr. James Andrews. The noted orthopedist agreed with team doctors that the right-hander doesn't need surgery and that he can resume playing catch after a month of rest. Capps was 0-0 with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Reliever Carter Capps hopeful on second opinion for elbow injury

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-handed reliever Carter Capps remains hopeful leading up to a second opinion on his right elbow sprain. Capps, who will visit Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala. this Wednesday, is on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive May 26). "I won't have a level of concern until Wednesday when I get a second opinion, so right now waiting on a holding pattern,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins place reliever Carter Capps on DL with right elbow sprain

Miami Marlins right-handed reliever Carter Capps was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 26) with a right elbow sprain Tuesday afternoon. It is the same injury that initially sent ace Jose Fernandez to the DL on May 12. Capps, whom the Marlins acquired in the Logan Morrison trade and who started the season in Triple-A New Orleans, was 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA in nine...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins recall RHP Carter Capps

The Marlins recalled right-handed reliever Carter Capps from Triple-A New Orleans Wednesday morning. Capps was 0-1 with a 1.64 ERA in seven minor-league outings. In 11 innings he allowed three runs (two earned) on eight hits with 17 strikeouts and six walks. The 23-year-old, who was acquired from the Mariners for Logan Morrison this past offseason, worked on a new delivery during...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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