mike carp

August 03, 2014 - 1:55 pm
It didn't take long for another team to reel in disgruntled first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp . Carp was claimed off waivers by the Rangers, just two days after being designated for assignment Friday. "For his desire to get more additional at-bats, I can'€™t say the role he'€™s going into...
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August 01, 2014 - 12:49 pm
With the addition of a pair of corner outfield bats at the trade deadline, the Red Sox saw Mike Carp 's limited playing time dwindling even further, and so the team designated Carp for assignment to take him off the 40-man major league roster. The team has up to 10 days to trade him (either to a...
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July 27, 2014 - 9:02 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- At a time when the Red Sox are sinking in the standings, with contention ever more difficult, some player concerns have shifted from the state of the team to their own place on the roster. It's not an uncommon occurrence when an environment shifts from one in which winning...
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Mike Petraglia
July 20, 2014 - 9:30 am
Where would the Red Sox be without Brock Holt? That is certainly a fair and legitimate question to ask as the Red Sox approach the second half of the season and try to work their way back into a reasonable chance for the playoffs. The leadoff hitter has provided a vital anchor at the top of the...
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July 10, 2014 - 7:44 pm
For nearly a month, first baseman Mike Carp sat on the couch of the Red Sox clubhouse in pain. The pain was not so much the result of the broken bone in his right foot that left him in a walking boot, but instead from his inability to help the team in situations that normally called for his...
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July 10, 2014 - 3:33 pm
Second straight walkoff. Second straight win. With one out in the 10th inning, Mike Carp singled in Daniel Nava from second base, handing the Red Sox a 4-3 win over the White Sox . The heroics helped make up for an uneasy ninth inning from Koji Uehara . Conor Gillaspie , who came into the four-game...
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July 09, 2014 - 9:53 pm
It's no secret that Xander Bogaerts is slumping. A decision to pinch-hit for him in a pivotal spot in Wednesday night's 5-4 walkoff win over the White Sox gave some insight into the depth of his struggles. The Red Sox rallied in the eighth inning to score three runs after starter Chris Sale was...
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July 07, 2014 - 3:57 pm
Just two days after hitting a game-winning bloop single, Jonathan Herrera was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Mike Carp , who comes off the disabled list after a broken foot sidelined him for a month. Carp has been on a rehab assignment with the PawSox. During his time in Triple-A, Carp went...
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July 07, 2014 - 9:56 am
Over the last dozen years, the Red Sox have rarely dedicated their earliest picks to high school pitchers. The team did it with its top selection in 2002, drafting Jon Lester with its first overall pick (a second-round selection), but after that, the instances of taking a pitcher with a first- or...
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Mike Petraglia
July 04, 2014 - 8:41 am
There was no game Friday at Fenway because of the threat of Tropical Storm Arthur but still much to consider for Red Sox manager John Farrell . "Everyone was here and there was certainly enough talk, even throughout the day [Thursday] as I reached out to a few guys that this was a possibility today...
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