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CARTER CAPPS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Capps' delivery legal if drag replaces hop

Carter Capps' bullpen session Tuesday -- the Padres reliever's first of Spring Training -- sparked plenty of debate regarding his unorthodox delivery.
Via Padres.com
7 days ago

Carter Capps’ Delivery Is New, Still Basically Against the Rules

Major League Baseball would never root for its own players to be injured, but sometimes the timing of certain injuries can be convenient. We spent a chunk of 2015 talking about whether Carter Capps‘ throwing motion should be allowed. Parallels were drawn to Jordan Walden, who has his own unorthodox delivery. Nothing was approaching the level of a crisis, but Capps was drawing a...
Via Fangraphs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres reliever Capps on track for '17 opener

Padres reliever Carter Capps is on pace to pitch in games by the second week of March, putting him in line to reach his lofty goal. It's somewhat rare for pitchers to return from Tommy John surgery in fewer than 14 months, and he's ahead of schedule by industry standards.
Via Padres.com
11 days ago

How a tainted trade last summer still is impacting at least 3 MLB franchises

When Major League Baseball suspended Padres general manager A.J. Preller last September, it was for his failure to disclose required medical information in a trade that sent left-hander Drew Pomeranz to the Red Sox for right-hander Anderson Espinoza.Preller did not receive additional discipline for allegedly engaging in similar conduct in a separate deal with the Marlins; the teams...
Via FOX Sports
24 days ago

Padres agree to one-year deal with Carter Capps

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Reliever Carter Capps has agreed to a $987,500, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres to avoid arbitration.It's the same as his salary in 2016, which he missed while recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery. He was injured while pitching for Miami in 2015. He was obtained by the Padres in a deal that sent right-hander Andrew Cashner to Miami.Capps has...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Capps agrees to $987,500, one-year deal with Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Reliever Carter Capps has agreed to a $987,500, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres to avoid arbitration. It's the same as his salary in 2016, which he missed while recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery. He was injured while pitching for Miami in 2015. He was obtained by the Padres in a deal that sent right-hander Andrew Cashner to Miami. Capps has...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  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

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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