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How Many Outfielders Can the Red Sox Use: A Second Look

Back in March, the Boston Red Sox were trying to decide which of their many outfielders were going to make the team. At the time, Grady Sizemore and Jackie Bradley Jr. joined 2013 holdovers Shane Victorino, Daniel Nava, Jonny Gomes, and Mike Carp to form a large cast that needed to find a way onto the 25-man roster. Before the season started, this looked like more depth than many...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers rally for two runs in 9th to beat Angels

Adam Rosales and Mike Carp hit RBI singles in the ninth inning off Angels closer Huston Street, rallying the Texas Rangers over Los Angeles 3-2 Sunday. Texas had lost four in a row overall, and nine straight to the Angels. Los Angeles had won its last four games. Rosales drove in the winning run for the second time in six days. His fly ball over the head of drawn-in left fielder...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers rally for two runs in 9th to beat Angels

Adam Rosales and Mike Carp hit RBI singles in the ninth inning off Angels closer Huston Street, rallying the Texas Rangers over Los Angeles 3-2 Sunday. Texas had lost four in a row overall, and nine straight to the Angels. Los Angeles had won its last four games. Rosales drove in the winning run for the second time in six days. His fly ball over the head of drawn-in left fielder...
Via Fox Sports West
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers rally for 2 runs in 9th, beat Angels

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Adam Rosales and Mike Carp hit RBI singles in the ninth inning off Angels closer Huston Street, rallying the Texas Rangers over Los Angeles 3-2 Sunday. Texas had lost four in a row overall, and nine straight to the Angels. Los Angeles had won its last four games. Rosales drove in the winning run for the second time in six days. His fly ball over the head of...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Fantasy Roundup: First Base Replacements

After getting hit in the hand, Paul Goldschmidt is likely done for the year. The list below contains first replacement options you should consider. They are ranked from best to worst. Mike Carp: He was claimed off waivers by the Rangers on Sunday and will (likely/finally) get an opportunity to get the majority of the playing time. Texas still has a good hitter’s ballpark and Carp...
Via Baseball Professor
August 04, 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 Headed To Rangers On Waiver Claim; Red Sox ‘Wish Him Well’

BOSTON — Mike Carp got his wish. Unhappy with his playing time and seeking more regular at-bats, Carp is no longer a member of the Red Sox and is headed to what he hopes are greener pastures. The Texas Rangers acquired Carp off waivers Sunday after the Red Sox designated him for assignment on Friday. He moves from one last-place club to another, as the Rangers currently occupy...
Via NESN.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire Mike Carp from Red Sox

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Boston Red Sox have sent first baseman Mike Carp to the Texas Rangers. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 03, 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

Red Sox designate Mike Carp for assignment

Mike Carp reportedly requested a trade from the Red Sox last week, but after failing to find a taker before yesterday’s deadline they’ve designated him for assignment. It’s still possible that the Red Sox will be able to work out a deal for Carp in the next 10 days, but in the meantime he’s been removed from the 40-man roster and could be headed for the waiver wire.
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Mike Carp designated for assigment

Who me?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer As reported by Pete Abraham, Mike Carp who requested a trade but was the last man standing in our 5 suspects story has been designated for assignment.Mike Carp off the roster. DFA.— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) August 1, 2014Dropping him from the rooster clears this last problem that the Red Sox had after moving 11 of the original 28 He wanted...
Via RedSoxLife
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 Pregame Notes 7/30/14 -Trade Deadline Approaching!

Less than 24 hours before the deadline! Photo courtesy of MLB.comBoston, MA- Thursday at 4pm, Thursday at 4pm! That's the time the window for trades ends. According to too many media sources, the Red Sox are shopping Jon Lester, Mike Carp, John Lackey, and pretty much anyone else they can. Felix Doubront has moved on to the Cubs in a trade for cash and possibly a Rule 5 player...
Via RedSoxLife
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Red Sox suspects in trade deadline fire sale

(Brian Snyder/Reuters)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer This week if you walked past Fenway you might have noticed a new sign poking out of the grass next to the Red Sox dugout reading, "Fire Sale Today".Jake Peavy leaving to the Giants is but the start of the dump on players left over from the World Series run last year, that have failed to gel into anything solid by...
Via RedSoxLife
July 28, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 27, 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

Reports: Mike Carp Asks Red Sox For Trade After Drop In Playing Time

The Boston Red Sox traded pitcher Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Could Mike Carp be the next to go? Carp has asked the Red Sox for a trade, according to The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham and NESN’s Tom Caron. Carp, who has seen his role reduced this season, believes he can contribute to a contender, Abraham reports. Carp is hitting just .215 (17-for-79) with...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 12, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

“Marty, Set the DeLorean for Summer 2013.”

After Wednesday night’s walk-off win, I sat quietly with my beer, explaining to the near-empty bottle that what I was seeing was encouraging, but that I fully understood the 2014 Red Sox were down for the count, playing for nothing but pride or being the spoiler at this point, 10 games out and 11 games under .500. But then Thursday night’s walk-off win happened, starring none...
Via Surviving Grady
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Batting Cleanup; Christian Vazquez Back In Lineup Against Astros

Mike Carp is being rewarded for his walk-off heroics that powered the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox in 10 innings on Thursday night. With Mike Napoli getting the night off, Carp will bat cleanup and get the start at first base as Boston opens up their final series before the All-Star break, taking on the Astros in Houston. Brock Holt, who singled in the winning...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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