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Marlins notes: Carter Capps headed in 'right direction'

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-hander Carter Capps will throw a bullpen Sunday and travel with the team on its upcoming trip. Capps, who went on the disabled list Aug. 3 with a right elbow strain, was the setup man before the injury. He posted a 1.16 ERA in 30 outings, striking out 58 in 31 innings. "We're moving in the right direction," manager Dan Jennings said. "He should be with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  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

Carter Capps working to remove hop from his delivery

Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps has become known for his jerky hop-step pitching motion, but now he's working to take the idiosyncratic step out of his delivery. As he transfers weight from his lower body to his upper body, Carter hops off the mound towards home plate. He constantly reaches the upper-90s with his fastball despite the erratic delivery, but there are some drawbacks...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 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 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 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

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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