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WATCH: Red Sox combine for sweet putout

If there is one play that first baseman and pitchers make look easy, it’s the execution of the grounder to first, toss to a running pitcher to almost always get the runner by a step.  Practiced all spring and usually uneventful. Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp, after an amazing stop, made it a bit more complicated.  In this case it was a stop of a sure single to his left...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp, Burke Badenhop Combine For Awkward Out In Red Sox Win (Video)

Mike Carp and Burke Badenhop showed why these Boston Red Sox are worth watching even when the score is one-sided. Carp and Badenhop combined for a very unique out in the seventh inning of the Red Sox’s 8-3 win over the Houston Astros in Friday’s series opener at Minute Maid Park. Both players got dirty on the play, which ultimately retired Matt Dominguez for the final out of...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp, Red Sox walk off against White Sox

Now this version of the Red Sox is going to find out if momentum is a living, breathing thing. Mike Carp delivered the second straight walkoff with an RBI single in the 10th inning yesterday to finish off a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. Any kind of win in any kind of way is all the Red Sox are asking for nowadays, especially with one of the worst homestands...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Mike Carp, Shane Victorino

The Boston Red Sox have activated first baseman Mike Carp from the disabled list and sent utility man Jonathan Herrera to Triple-A to make room on the roster. In Addition, Shane Victorino will resume playing in Minor League rehab games on Wednesday, July 9. Red Sox beat writer Dave D'Onofrio of confirmed the report on Carp, and the Red Sox tweeted the message of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Activated From DL; Jonathan Herrera Optioned To Pawtucket

BOSTON — Mike Carp is in. Jonathan Herrera is out. The Red Sox activated Carp from the 15-day disabled list before Monday’s game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. Herrera was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket in what manager John Farrell described as a difficult decision. “He’s done a lot of good things. He fits the role to a tee — the utility role. It was a difficult...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks, Carp Progressing In Rehab; Victorino To Get Back To Action

The Boston Red Sox have Friday off due to the effects of Tropical Storm Arthur, but their players on the mend will still work on their respective rehab assignments. Mike Carp, who had been rehabbing with Triple-A Pawtucket because of a broken foot, will play with Double-A Portland this weekend. During 13 at-bats with the PawSox, Carp had just one hit and struck out five times...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Teammate: David Ortiz told kids he'd hit a homer, then did it

Boston Red Sox hitter David Ortiz isn’t on the same level as legendary slugger Babe Ruth, but he pulled off a Ruthian accomplishment Wednesday night in Seattle. Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp hosted a group of children prior to Wednesday night’s Red Sox-Mariners game at Safeco Field. And just as the Sox were about to head from the clubhouse to the field, Carp asked Ortiz if...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Mike Carp has broken foot

Red Sox manager John Farell announced after Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays that first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp will miss several weeks with a fracture in his right foot, according to Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald. Carp was injured taking an 83 mph curveball from Atlanta Braves reliever David Hale off his foot on Tuesday. He went for "precautionary...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Mike Carp Be Swapping Dugouts Tonight?

The one hot trade rumor swirling around the Red Sox lately is a deal sending 1B/OF/DH Mike Carp to the Pirates—tonight's opponent at jetBlue Park. If the sides are close, it would be a convenient swap of dugout and uniform—with Carp simply moving across the diamond. Grady Sizemore's hot Spring has created a crowded conundrum in the outfield, so a Carp trade might make...
Via FenwayNation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: 'Zero Chance' Carp Gets Extension

(AP Photo)According to Jason Mastrodonato of, there is "zero chance" that the Red Sox sign Mike Carp to a contract extension before the Friday deadline. Carp could still agree to an arbitrated contract with the team. The Red Sox got enormous value out of Carp in 2013 after acquiring him in February from the Mariners. The 27-year old played in just 86 games...
Via FenwayNation
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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