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Mike Carp Starts At First Base For Red Sox Amid Trade Request

Mike Carp might not be a member of the Boston Red Sox by the weekend rolls around, but for now, he’s in the lineup. Carp, who confirmed Saturday that he has requested a trade, will start at first base and bat fifth as the Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. It will be Carp’s second start at first in the last three games, but consistent playing time has been a rarity for...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Explains Trade Request: ‘It’s A Tough Situation’ With Red Sox

Mike Carp has been very forthright with the Boston Red Sox. The first baseman/outfielder wants to be traded because he’s frustrated with his current role. Carp, who confirmed Saturday that he asked the Red Sox to trade him, explained his stance to reporters at Tropicana Field. The 28-year-old feels things are trending in the wrong direction when it comes to his playing time, and...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Mike Carp requests trade

The Boston Red Sox are in complete selling mode for the trade deadline, already dealing Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants. The Red Sox are ten games under .500, sitting at 47-57, and are 10 1/2 games out of first in the American League East. They could be moving the likes of Jon Lester, Andrew Miller, Craig Breslow, and others. One other player that could be moved is Mike...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
19 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Leads Boston Red Sox To Second Straight Walk-Off Win (Video)

The Boston Red Sox held it down for their second straight walk-off win against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. This time, it was Mike Carp who provided some pinch-hitting heroics. White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana no-hit Boston through five innings before they broke through for three runs. And the Red Sox held on to the 3-1 lead, until closer Koji Uehara uncharacteristically...
21 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
24 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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