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MIKE CARP RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers Injury Update: Mike Carp, Alex Rios

Sunday morning, Richard Dean from MLB.com announced Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios would be in the lineup. The right fielder was out of the lineup with a sprained ankle for the past three days. Rangers new first baseman Mike Carp exited the game on Saturday with groin tightness.#453264548 / gettyimages.comCarp left the game with tightness in his left groin. Is listed as...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers claim Mike Carp

The Texas Rangers have claimed Boston Red Sox outfielder/first baseman Mike Carp off waivers, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. Carp was designated for assignment by Boston only two days ago. The move was made after the team had to mess around with their roster a day after their Trade Deadline frenzy. Mike Carp recently asked the […]
Via On-Base Talk
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Designate Mike Carp For Assignment

(FenwayNation Photo)This move was expected. Unable to trade Mike Carp by the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, the Red Sox today designated him for assignment. The 1B/OF was getting almost no playing time this season, after a stellar campaign in 2013 (.296 AVG./9 HR/43 RBIs/.885 OPS). This year, Carp was hitting only .198 in 42 games—and had requested a trade. The 28-year old...
Via FenwayNation
August 01, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

FN POLL: Majority Still Call For Carp To Be Cut

The latest round of voting in our  FenwayNation Poll shows a somewhat reduced, but still overwhelming, preference for letting Mike Carp go when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their soon-to-be six-man outfield. As the table shows, 68% now say Carp should be the one to go, while 14% now name Jackie Bradley, Jr. as the next preferred candidate to be cut. Eight percent each think...
Via FenwayNation
April 17, 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

GIF: New Red Sox reporter Elle Duncan has Mike Carp’s attention

Judging from Mike Carp's reaction here, new Boston Red Sox sideline reporter Elle Duncan has his full attention.
Via Gamedayr
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Brewers, Pirates scouting Red Sox' Mike Carp

Mike Carp can play a lot of positions for the Boston Red Sox. He played all outfield positions and  first base for the team last year. He is more than capable of holding his own at the plate too, as he hit .296 with nine home runs and 43 RBI's in 86 games last year. Other teams have noticed this and could look into attempting to trade for him.The Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: 'Zero Chance' Carp Gets Extension

(AP Photo)According to Jason Mastrodonato of MassLive.com, 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

Report: Mike Carp Drawing Interest From Other Teams With Winter Meetings in Full Swing

Mike Carp‘s excellent season coming off Boston’s bench didn’t go unnoticed. Not only did the Red Sox admire Carp’s contributions, but the 27-year-old apparently also captured the attention of teams across the league. According to WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford, there appears to be growing interest in Carp on the trade market. While it’s entirely possible that the Red Sox will...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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