mike carp

October 14, 2013 - 3:38 pm
DETROIT -- The Tigers will feature their third straight starter who racked up 200 or more punchouts this year in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday when Justin Verlander takes the mound. To counter him, the Sox lineup will feature Mike Napoli (who sat in favor of Mike Carp...
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October 12, 2013 - 10:08 pm
The man who spared the Red Sox from the infamy of a no-hitter will not be in the lineup on Sunday for Game 2 of the American League Championship Series . According to a team source, Daniel Nava , whose ninth-inning single off Tigers closer Joaquin Benoit represented the Sox' only hit of the game in...
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September 13, 2013 - 5:39 am
The Red Sox may not have completed the sweep against the second-place Rays, but they'll come home to Fenway with an 8½-game lead in the division and a magic number of 8. It was an impressive road trip for the Sox, who took series in New York (three of four) and St. Petersburg (two of three), and...
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September 11, 2013 - 7:25 pm
Mike Carp swung the bat only once in Wednesday night's game, but it was the biggest swing of the night. With the game knotted at three in the top of the 10th inning and the bases loaded with one out after three walks, Carp delivered the crushing blow to the Rays with a pinch-hit grand slam, the...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 01, 2013 - 6:05 am
Three days after being scratched from the lineup with a sore shoulder, Mike Carp is back in. Manager John Farrell said Carp would've been available off the bench on Saturday, but the Red Sox had no need to call on him. He's batting sixth and playing first, as Mike Napoli will get a day off. Will...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 31, 2013 - 1:31 pm
With rosters expanding on Sunday, Red Sox manager John Farrell said the team is planning to call up three or four players initially. He said they'll be bringing up a catcher, an infielder, a pitcher and possibly one more player, adding that the names attached to those spots would be made available...
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August 28, 2013 - 8:06 pm
The Red Sox stared down an ominous vision on Wednesday night, when Jacoby Ellsbury slammed a foul ball off of his foot and had to leave his team's contest against Baltimore. But the immediate fast-forward to a worst-case scenario evidently proved unnecessary, as the Red Sox' leadoff hitter appears...
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August 16, 2013 - 7:55 pm
Mike Carp slammed his helmet and yelled at the umpire after being called out on strikes with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, and was immediately tossed from the game. However, he may have had good reason to be angry. Carp appeared to be hit by a pitch in the at-...
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Rob Bradford
July 23, 2013 - 6:18 pm
A little extra rest evidently went a long way for Jon Lester . Lester, who was afforded two more days of rest following the All-Star break, showed good life on his pitches throughout Tuesday night, turning in a start reminiscent of his early season performances. The 6 2/3-inning outing, in which...
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July 22, 2013 - 7:14 am
It'€™ll be a showdown between the AL East'€™s top two teams when the Rays head to Fenway Park for a four-game set starting Monday. It was a long one on Sunday night, with a four-hour, 45-minute battle ending with the Red Sox topping the Yankees in 11 innings, thanks to a Mike Napoli  walk-off...
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