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Marlins notes: Carter Capps throws bullpen, Giancarlo Stanton not ready for BP

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins setup man Carter Capps threw his first bullpen Tuesday since landing on the disabled list with a right elbow sprain. Capps said he felt good but had no idea when he would return. He exited an outing Aug. 2 when he experienced discomfort. "Went well, (pitching coach) Chuck (Hernandez) was pleased," manager Dan Jennings said. "I saw him throw flat ground and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins place Capps on DL with elbow sprain, call up Ellington

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins placed set-up man Carter Capps on the disabled list with a right elbow sprain and called up right-handed reliever Brian Ellington prior to Monday's game against the New York Mets. Capps exited during the eighth inning of Miami's 5-2 walk-off victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday with right elbow stiffness and was initially listed as day-to-day. Although...
Via Fox Sports Florida
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins reliever Carter Capps leaves game with elbow stiffness

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps exited during the eighth inning of Sunday's game with right elbow stiffness. He is listed as day-to-day. Capps, who struck out San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable before Yangervis Solarte reached on an infield hit, walked Matt Kemp on four pitches. He got ahead of Justin Upton at 0-2, but second baseman Miguel Rojas noticed something...
Via Fox Sports Florida
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hopped up: Carter Capps emerges as elite reliever, strikeout machine for Marlins

A collective murmur -- followed by a corresponding eruption of cheer -- echoes throughout Marlins Park as the scoreboard flashes the velocity of the first pitch of the eighth inning. The Miami Marlins lead the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 during the final game before the All-Star break. Reliever Carter Capps' first offering to Eugenio Suarez just read 101 mph on the radar gun. This has become...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs' Hale takes issue with Capps' delivery: 'It's not fair to the hitters'

Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps' unorthodox hop-step delivery has been the subject of much debate this season, and Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale thinks the league needs to further examine the legality of his pitching motion. After watching Capps strike out two of his players in a scoreless inning during the Marlins' 3-0 defeat of the D-backs on Tuesday, Hale has strong...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins reliever Capps doesn't want to talk about funky delivery anymore

Miami Marlins flame-throwing reliever Carter Capps has become the talk of the bullpen this season for his unorthodox hop-step delivery, but he would really prefer it if everyone grew accustomed to it already. "I talk about it every day," Capps told the Miami Herald. "I can't talk about the delivery anymore. I don't have to explain it. I'm just going out there and pitching." The jerkiness...
Via Fox Sports
July 17, 2015  |  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

Xander Bogaerts Solves Carter Capps’ ‘Funky’ Delivery In Red Sox Win (Video)

BOSTON — There were a few unusual aspects of Xander Bogaerts’ game-winning hit Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins. First, you hardly ever see a batter drive in three runs with a single. (Bogaerts said he hadn’t seen it happen since little league.) Second, hitters hardly ever are tasked with facing a pitcher like Carter Capps. Capps, a 24-year-old Marlins reliever...
July 07, 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?— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 14, 2015 lol— nick pants (@nick_pants) April 14, 2015 Spoiler alert...
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Carter Capps to DL with elbow sprain

The Miami Marlins have a very short disabled list so far in 2014, but they have just added one player to it. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins have placed reliever Carter Capps on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 26. The Marlins will recall Arquimedes Caminero from Triple-A New Orleans to fill in the roster spot.#Marlins place Carter Capps on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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