mike carp

June 29, 2014 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK -- A year ago at this time, Jake Peavy was on the disabled list and getting ready to return to the big leagues and to the familiar existence of life in the middle of the rumor mill. As he pitched for a White Sox team that had fallen far from contention, Peavy -- who spent years enduring...
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Rob Bradford
June 25, 2014 - 10:03 pm
SEATTLE -- In the list of David Ortiz 's accomplishments, it'€™s tough to tell where this one ranks. But Mike Carp would certainly put it right up there. "I'€™ll never forget it,"€ the first baseman said after the Red Sox ' 5-4 win over the Mariners . "That was one of the coolest things I've...
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Rob Bradford
June 02, 2014 - 4:23 pm
CLEVELAND -- Though right-hander Clay Buchholz was scheduled to throw a simulated game against Red Sox hitters on Monday, the Red Sox have pushed that back by several days -- to Saturday --in order to first give the pitcher more time to work on his delivery while he resides on the disabled list for...
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Mike Petraglia
May 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
Red Sox skipper John Farrell might have thought home plate umpire Dan Bellino and crew chief Jeff Kellogg let Friday night's game get out of control. Naturally, his counterpart in the Tampa Bay dugout saw things much differently. Joe Maddon was not only grateful that David Price wasn't ejected for...
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April 24, 2014 - 8:30 pm
In an inning of brevity for the Red Sox , Mike Carp  walked to the center of the diamond as he made his first career pitching appearance during 14-5 onslaught at the hands of the Yankees Thursday evening. Carp, who has played both left field and first base this season, came in to pitch the ninth...
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Ryan Hannable
April 20, 2014 - 6:44 pm
Similar to many wins last season, the Red Sox worked the count against the opposing starter in the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez , eventually forcing him from the game in the middle of the sixth inning after throwing 107 pitches. Once the bullpen was called on, the Red Sox rallied for three runs,...
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March 31, 2014 - 7:00 am
BALTIMORE -- With Shane Victorino landing on the disabled list on Monday morning, Mike Carp will get an unexpected Opening Day start in left field for the Red Sox against the Orioles. Carp hit .216 with a .286 OBP, .471 slugging mark and three homers in 22 games (51 at-bats) for the Red Sox in...
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February 23, 2014 - 9:19 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mike Carp offered the Red Sox tremendous production in limited playing time in 2013. Acquired in the middle of spring training from the Mariners for cash, he saw action in 86 games (243 plate appearances) as a first base and left field reserve as well as a pinch-hitter, slamming...
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February 18, 2014 - 5:20 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mike Carp could be forgiven if he wanted to prioritize personal accomplishment at this stage of his career. The 27-year-old proved enormously productive in a limited role in 2013, hitting .296 with a .362 OBP, .523 slugging mark and nine homers in 86 games. Undoubtedly, it would...
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December 02, 2013 - 7:26 am
A midnight deadline looms for teams to tender contracts to the players on their 40-man roster who, with less than six years of big league service time, remain under team control. In the case of the Red Sox , that means five mostly straightforward decisions on arbitration-eligible players as well as...
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