MIKE CARP RUMORS & GOSSIP

POLL Update: Six In Ten Still Want To Cut Carp

Updated voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows a continued—though significantly lessened—preference for dropping Mike Carp when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their overcrowded outfield—upon Shane Victorino's return from the DL. As the table shows, 61% now say Carp should be the one to go (down from 84% in the initial reading), while Jonny Gomes is the second...
Via FenwayNation
10 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Overwhelming Majority Would Cut Carp

Very early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows an overwhelming preference for jettisoning Mike Carp when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their overcrowded outfield. As the table shows, fully 84% say Carp should be the one to go, while just 8% target Daniel Nava. Four percent each think either Jackie Bradley, Jr. or Jonny Gomes should draw the short straw, while no one...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Middlebrooks, Mike Carp Scratched From Boston Red Sox’s Lineup

BOSTON — The Red Sox turned everyone’s scorecards into a complete mess Saturday before a single pitch was thrown. The Red Sox made two lineup changes — at different times — just minutes before their game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Fenway Park. Mike Carp and Will Middlebrooks both were scratched because of physical ailments. Carp, who was scheduled to play first base...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Could Soon Play Third Base; Other Red Sox Spring Training Notes

The Atlanta Braves’ offense made life difficult for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. John Lackey eclipsed the 80-pitch barrier while working 4 2/3 innings against the Braves on Saturday. The results weren’t great, but the right-hander said the main focus of his third spring training start was to continue to build up arm strength. The Red Sox will travel to Port Charlotte for a...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  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

Mike Carp Hosts Bee Swarm

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Today the Red Sox are playing the Yankees in Spring Training, but they were not alone.Mike Carp was out in left field, suddenly running in to an umpire, reporting that he was not alone out there.The game was delayed until a swarm of bees got tired of playing left field too. This video shows a good shot of the swarm at 1:20, 1:40, and 2:00 minutes...
Via RedSoxLife
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates, Brewers scouting Mike Carp for first base help

Both the Pirates and Brewers are scouting the Red Sox and Mike Carp this spring, reports Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Both NL Central teams are seeking first base help. Carp, 27, mashed to the tune of .296/.362/.523 (140 OPS+) with 18 doubles and nine home runs in 243 plate appearances as a part-time first baseman and part-time corner outfielder for Boston last season. They...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 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
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