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Red Sox release pitcher Chris Carpenter

The Boston Red Sox have given pitcher Chris Carpenter his release. No not that Chris Carpenter. He retired in November. The 27-year-old Carptner pitched in 18 big league games for the Red Sox between 2011 and 2012 compilining a 1-0 record, 5.17 ERA and a 2.30 WHIP. He appeared in 34 minor league games in 2013. The highlight of his career came as he was part of the compensation package...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Looks like Chris Carpenter is heading to Triple-A Pawtucket (insert cricket sound here)

Chris Carpenter must be cussing up a storm right now. The right hand pitcher has been sent to Triple-A Pawtucket, for good (or until the Sox need him again)! Carpenter was on the Red Sox roster until the signing of first baseman Mike Napoli became official. Carpenter was designated for assignment in January and recently cleared waivers affording him the opportunity to stay within...
Via RedSoxLife
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox call up Chris Carpenter

The Sox have called up righty reliever, Chris Carpenter from the Pawtucket Red Sox. Carpenter was acquired by Boston from the as part of compensation for Theo Epstein. In his recent work with Pawtucket, Carpenter has made a strong case for a trip to Boston. In 16 appearances (15.2 IP) with the Pawsox, Carpenter was 1-0 with 4 saves,  a 1.15 ERA, gave up 7 hits, 2 runs (both...
Via Ted's Army
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Chris Carpenter Celebrates Shark Week by Catching Shark (Photo)

It's Shark Week, so stay away from the beach and learn up on the terror of the high seas. Red Sox prospect Chris Carpenter -- who fans might recognize as the player the team received in exchange for letting Theo Epstein sign with the Cubs -- celebrated this year with a photo of a shark he caught while apparently doing a little bit of fishing. Considering that the PawSox are in...
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Carpenter to Miss Six to Eight Weeks After Surgery, Insists He Was Healthy Before Coming to Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– The Red Sox weren't hoodwinked. At least, that's Chris Carpenter's message. When Boston acquired the pitcher from the Cubs as compensation for Theo Epstein, Carpenter insists he was perfectly healthy. The physicals indicated as much, considering he passed them with flying colors. Like many, the right-hander was stunned when he experienced elbow...
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump... where the Sox may have recieved damaged goods from the Cubs

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump The player the Red Sox received as compensation from the Cubs for the hiring of former general manager Theo Epstein, righthanded reliever Chris Carpenter, is having elbow surgery on Thursday. “Headed ...
Via Ted's Army
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox RHP Carpenter will have bone spur surgery

Red Sox reliever Chris Carpenter, who was obtained from the Chicago Cubs as partial compensation for general manager Theo Epstein, says he will have elbow surgery. Carpenter said on Twitter on Wednesday that Dr. James Andrews will remove a bone spur from his elbow. The Red Sox did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Carpenter Tweeted: ''Stayin positive...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Sox Rumored to Be Unhappy with Theo Deal

A tidbit from the rumor mill. The Red Sox are impressed with Chris Carpenter's live fastball but privately they are not happy with what they wound up getting in exchange for Theo Epstein. The whole compensation for Theo business never made sense to me. I get that he's a contract employee, just like the players are contract employees, but you just can't quantify a GM...
Via RedSoxLife
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox acquire Chris Carpenter…not that one

Boston wanted compensation for Theo Epstein, make no mistake about it. They weren’t about to let the man who built their championship seasons walk away scot free. On the otherhand, the Cubs weren’t willing to give them quality, probably because they don’t ave much in the bank that you could describe as quality. After a few months of bickering, the terms have been hammered...
Via The Victory Formation
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs and Red Sox trade players to be named later, and Chris Carpenter

The Chicago Cubs today sent a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later.  Sounds spine tingling, the Cubs also through in pitcher Chris Carpenter. With this trade, compensation for Theo Epstein joining the Cubs as the team’s President is complete.  “I am relieved that this process is over and particularly pleased that the teams were able...
Via The Sports Bank
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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