Marlins trim roster to 34

The Marlins trimmed their roster by four Tuesday morning with Opening Day less than a week away. Right-handed relievers Arquimedes Caminero and Carter Capps were optioned to Triple-A New Orleans. Caminero, who earned his call-up last season and allowed four runs over 13 innings, went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in seven spring appearances. He struck out nine batters and walked just one....
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Mariners trade for Logan Morrison, send Carter Capps to Miami

The Seattle Mariners have continued their flurry of offseason activity by trading for Miami Marlins outfielder and first baseman Logan Morrison. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reported that right-handed reliever Carter Capps is heading the other way in exchange for Morrison.Source: #Marlins trading Logan Morrison to Seattle for RHP Carter Capps— clarkspencer (@clarkspencer...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins land reliever Capps from Mariners for LoMo

The Marlins on Wednesday reached an agreement on a deal that sends Logan Morrison to the Mariners for reliever Carter Capps. The trade comes a day after the Marlins announced the free-agent signing of first baseman Garrett Jones to a two-year contract. The deal was first reported by the Miami Herald, and confirmed by It has yet to be announced by either team. Where Morrison...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners trade for Logan Morrison

Seattle adds second bat in an hour in trade of Carter Capps for Marlins' first baseman Morrison.
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Struggles of Carter Capps

Despite having huge velocity and a delivery that would lead you to believe he is tough to pick up, Carter Capps ranks among the least effective pitchers in Major League Baseball this year. Why is he struggling so badly, and what should the club do to try and fix him?
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: The closer situation

In a way, it’s déjà vu all over again.  In 2012, the Seattle Mariners came into the season thinking they were set at closer.  Brandon League had proved himself in 2011 with 37 saves.  However, after blowing six saves with the Mariners in 2012, Seattle turned to Tom Wilhelmsen.  Wilhelmsen finished the year strong, embracing the closer’s role earning 29 saves.  He started...
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

It Isn’t Always About Framing

Saturday night in Seattle, the Mariners were playing the Rangers, and the score was 1-1 going into the top of the eighth inning. Carter Capps relieved Joe Saunders, and the broadcast warned that Capps shouldn’t walk leadoff batter Craig Gentry, because Gentry is one of the quicker runners in the league. Also because you shouldn’t walk anybody if you can help it. Capps subsequently...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Capps' heat arrives in majors for Mariners

Seattle Mariners right-hander Carter Capps threw his first major league pitch Friday night in Yankee Stadium. New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin was at the plate. The pitch was clocked at 100 mph. The American League better get used to seeing that kind of heat. Ever since Capps, a third-round pick out of North Carolina's Mount Olive College in 2011, made the jump from...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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