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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 Hook Carp From Sox On Waivers

(FenwayNation Photo)It didn't take very long for somebody to take a chance on former Red Sox utility man Mike Carp. The Texas Rangers yesterday scooped up Carp on waivers—before the Red Sox had a chance to make any trade arrangements. Carp was fabulous off the bench in 2013 (.296), but got very little playing time this year—resulting in a .198 average in just 42 games. We...
Via FenwayNation
August 04, 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

Mike Carp Designated for Assignment by Red Sox

The unhappy Mike Carp has finally been given his walking papers by the Boston Red Sox as they were unable to trade the veteran.
Via CLNS Radio
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Designated For Assignment; Mookie Betts Called Up By Red Sox

BOSTON — The Mike Carp era, what there was of it, is over. The Red Sox designated Carp for assignment Friday, removing another member of the 2013 World Series championship team from the 2014 roster. Boston now must trade Carp, release him or place him on waivers within the next 10 days. Carp batted .268 with nine home runs and 52 runs batted in over the last two seasons with...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 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

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 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

Sox Trade for Mike Carp in Hopes of Strengthening Bench

The Red Sox have reached a trade agreement with the Seattle Mariners that will send 1B/OF Mike Carp to Boston in exchange for a player to be named later or cash (cue the "we wanted Mike Trout, not Mike Carp jokes"). Carp was designated for assignment by Seattle on February 12, and Boston was one of teams vocally interested in him. Carp is a 26 year old lefty who has...
Via RedSoxLife
February 20, 2013  |  2 Comments
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