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Jon Singleton a victim of the Astros success

The Fresno Grizzlies’ Jon Singleton hit a home run last night, to end a home run drought that had been highly publicized. It was his first homer since May 24th, but the home run gave him 15 homers on the season, enough to lead the league. The focus on Singleton should be on how he has played during this home run drought. In his last ten games he is hitting .333 with the one home...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Finalizing Opening Day Roster

The Washington Nationals are finalizing their Opening Day roster by assigning veterans P Rich Hill and Mike Carp to minor league camp. Given those assignments, it appears Clint Robinson has made his first Opening Day roster in 8 minor league season.  The 30 year-old veteran batted .327 with 5 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs in the Grapefruit League.  That was good enough to...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Clint Robinson makes Nationals roster, Mike Carp optioned to minors

Clint Robinson has made the bench of the Washington Nationals for opening day beating out Mike Carp for the final spot on the team. Carp along with Rich Hill were re-assigned to the minors following the team’s 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees which ended their exhibition play. Robinson has 13 career at-bats, of which nine came last season as a member of the Los Angeles Ddogers...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Robinson makes Nationals; Carp, Hill re-assigned to minors

WASHINGTON (AP) Clint Robinson made the Washington Nationals' opening day roster as a left-handed batter off the bench, beating out Mike Carp for that role. Carp and left-handed reliever Rich Hill were re-assigned to the minors, manager Matt Williams said Saturday after the Nationals' 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees in their exhibition finale. Robinson is a 30-year-old with 13...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Carp will be in Nationals' camp on minor league contract

  First baseman/outfielder Mike Carp has agreed with the Washington Nationals on a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training. Carp spent time wit h Boston and Texas last season, when he missed more than a month because of a broken right foot. He hit .175 with no homers and 13 RBI in 59 games. Texas acquired the 28-year-old on a waiver claim from Boston...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals, 1B-OF Mike Carp agree to minor league contract

WASHINGTON (AP) First baseman-outfielder Mike Carp has agreed with the Washington Nationals on a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training. Carp spent time with Boston and Texas last season, when he missed more than a month because of a broken right foot. He hit .175 with no homers and 13 RBIs in 59 games. Texas acquired the 28-year-old on a waiver claim...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Sign Carp to Minor-League Deal

The Washington Nationals have signed 1B/OF Mike Carp to a minor league deal. According to Carp’s agents at O’Connell Sports Management, the deal also includes an invite to Major League Camp: #Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with an invite to Major League Camp with @MikeCarp37. — O’Connell Sports (@TOConnellSports) January 13, 2015 The 28-year old posted a good...
Via Baseball Essential
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Signs Minor League Deal With Nats

Mike CarpFormer Red Sox IF/OF (and 2013 World Series Champion) Mike Carp has been signed to a minor-league deal by the Washington Nationals. The 28-year old Carp will get an invitation to major league Spring Training as well. In two seasons wearing Carmine Hose, Carp hit .268, with 9 HRs and 52 RBIs in 128 total games. He was an important player off the bench during the 2013 season...
Via FenwayNation
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Agent: Ex-Red Sox Mike Carp, Nationals Agree To Minor League Contract

This embed is invalid" /> Mike Carp is heading to the National League. Carp has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals, according to the outfielder/first baseman’s agents at O’Connell Sports Management. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Carp was a key bench player on the Boston Red Sox’s...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  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 wish...
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 Baseball Essential
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
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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

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 any stretch...
Via RedSoxLife
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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