Carson Smith

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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The guy who was once thought to have a chance to replace Craig Kimbrel as the Red Sox' closer is gone before Kimbrel could even become a free agent. The Red Sox announced Thursday that they had outrighted Carson Smith from the major league roster, leading the reliever to elect free agency. Smith,...
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John Tomase
June 12, 2018 - 6:36 pm
Red Sox trainer Brad Pearson sounds as incredulous as the rest of us: yup, Carson Smith actually ended his season by throwing his glove. Speaking to reporters in Baltimore on Tuesday (including WEEI.com's Rob Bradford), Pearson shed some light on Smith's upcoming shoulder surgery, which the team...
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Ryan Hannable
May 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm
When speaking about his shoulder injury which happened as a result of throwing his glove in the dugout following his outing Monday, Carson Smith seemed to indicate over usage may have contributed to it. On Wednesday, Alex Cora was asked about the comment and disagreed. “I don’t agree with it,” he...
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Alex Reimer
May 16, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora didn’t confirm oft-injured reliever Carson Smith is out for the season during his weekly interview with Dale & Keefe Wednesday. But the skipper strongly hinted Smith, who was starting to pitch more regularly, will be out for a long time with his shoulder subluxation. “...
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Alex Reimer
May 16, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Baseball players are often mocked for being soft and fragile. Red Sox pitchers David Price and Carson Smith have exacerbated that narrative with some bizarre physical issues this month. Price’s mild case of carpal tunnel syndrome appears to be behind him, as the $217 million hurler threw five...
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John Tomase
May 15, 2018 - 4:16 pm
The Red Sox placed reliever Carson Smith on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday with a right shoulder subluxation that president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said could be serious. Smith allowed a home run to Oakland's Khris Davis on Monday and then injured himself throwing his glove in...
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Rob Bradford
October 04, 2017 - 10:57 am
Heading into the American League Division Series a year ago, part of the Red Sox' strategy was evident: If Mike Napoli was coming up in a big spot in the later innings, Joe Kelly would probably be pitching to him. Kelly had faced Napoli three times prior to the showdown with the Indians, striking...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2017 - 6:11 pm
BALTIMORE -- Carson Smith is making for some interesting decisions. The Red Sox reliever had been brought up from Triple-A Pawtucket with hope that he would get reacclimated with the big leagues after more than a year away. But what he's done is put himself into the conversation for a spot on a...
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John Hand
August 09, 2017 - 11:41 am
Here is a look at what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (59-59): W, 9-2 vs. Charlotte - Carson Smith made another rehab appearance, as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery. In his last rehab appearance in Portland, Smith gave up two runs, no hits...
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Pablo Sandoval is going back to the disabled list.
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Brooks Sutherland
June 26, 2017 - 6:13 pm
Pablo Sandoval (ear infection) will head to Pawtucket Tuesday to begin a rehab assignment with an undecided end date on a return to Boston. Before Monday’s game, Red Sox manager John Farrell said he wants to get Sandoval some “every day play,” and in particular, “every day at-bats.” Farrell also...
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