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CHRIS CARTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hinch: Astros will need Carter to step up and be productive soon

If the Houston Astros want to reach the postseason, they'll likely need offense from the first base position. That means slugger Chris Carter will have to contribute, something he's had difficulty doing so far this season.Heading into play Thursday, Carter is hitting just .181/.296/.381 with 17 home runs and 47 RBIs. Hitting for average has never been his forte, but his .181 clip...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

A buyer's guide to the MLB trade deadline

As we approach the Trade Deadline on July 31st, there haven't been many headlining transactions made thus far. Regardless, speculation has been prevalent that there is a big market for sellers and that bodes well for teams looking to rebuild. As I detailed in my Seller's Guide to the Trade Deadline, a few of those teams stand to benefit from the current sellers market and have made...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Carter is whiffing at a lot of strikes

A lot has been made of Evan Gattis’ ineptness at the plate, but what about Chris Carter’s? Carter has always been labeled as a “hacker.” He’s notoriously known for being an all-or-nothing type player, meaning he either hits the ball a mile or doesn’t hit it at all. The Astros’ slugger had a breakout year in 2014, posting a career high 1.8 WAR, which would have been...
Via The Outside Corner
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Players who could have their arbitration years bought out

It’s been a busy couple weeks in terms of players having their arbitration years bought out by their respective teams. The Chicago White Sox recently signed Adam Eaton to a five-year extension, Christian Yelich signed a seven-year deal with the Miami Marlins to wipe out his arbitration and Brian Dozier inked a four-year deal to keep him in Minnesota. Reports are also indicating...
Via The Outside Corner
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Chris Carter’s Three-Run Shot Propels Astros

Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter proved again this week why he’s the best hitter you’ve probably never heard of. Carter has been one of baseball’s best power hitters over the last two seasons, though he plays for one of the league’s worst teams. He had the chance to do some damage on the big stage when he stepped up to the plate Tuesday night against New York Yankees...
Via NESN.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Chris Carter Continues His Hot Play

The Houston Astros may be at the bottom of the AL West, but Chris Carter is keeping them in the news due to his stellar play as of late. Carter has been one of the best players in the MLB over the past month or so, and it has been a joy to watch. Carter is known to be a power hitter with a very inconsistent bat. Carter has the ability to go yard every time at bat, but his batting...
Via The Front Office News
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vol. 3…Life And Times of C. Carter

Uh-oh, I feel a rhyme coming on. Chris Carter's schmotato was born on August 4th wearing the Astros hat, 40 ounces he doesn't pour forth cause that forty-oh is his bat. If you can't respect that your whole perspective is wack, maybe you'll love him when he goes by Charlie Really Black. Man, he was conceived as Hurry K'd Carter, but that was just for fun, big hands, I know you...
Via Razzball
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Carter homers in 10th to beat D-backs

HOUSTON -- Chris Carter homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Diamondbacks on Thursday night. Carter, who homered twice on Wednesday, hit his 13th homer of the season into the Crawford Boxes in left field off J.J. Putz (1-1). Miguel Montero tied it at 4-4 in the ninth with a home run to left field on the first pitch by...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #193: Chris Carter | 1B/OF | HOU

There are two certainties in life: death and taxes. Well, in Chris Carter‘s fantasy baseball world there happen to be three certainties: strikeouts, walks, and home runs. In 2013, Carter took to the plate 585 times; he homered 29 times (5.0%), walked 70 times (12.0%), and struck out 212 times (36.2%). In case your elementary school addition skills are a little rusty, that’s 53...
Via Baseball Professor
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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