mike carp

July 11, 2013 - 8:58 am
After exploding for 22 runs in their past two games, the Red Sox return to Safeco Field Thursday afternoon with a chance to win the series against the Mariners . Mike Carp will play first base as Mike Napoli gets the afternoon off. Napoli was 0-for-3 on Wednesday night, and while his offensive...
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July 03, 2013 - 8:35 pm
Twice Wednesday night, the Padres pitched around David Ortiz . Twice, they were successful. In the third inning of the Red Sox '€™ eventual 2-1 win, Ortiz came to the plate with first base open and two men on. Edinson Volquez gave him the free pass in favor of pitching to Daniel Nava , who...
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July 03, 2013 - 6:21 pm
Don't look now, but Jon Lester may have turned a corner. The 6-foot-4 left-hander, who struggled through most of June, has pitched seven innings in each of his last two starts. He followed up on his seven-inning performance last Thursday '€” in which two of his four earned runs came around to...
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June 18, 2013 - 4:51 am
It'€™ll be a busy two days at home for the Red Sox , who will play three games against the Rays before heading back out on the road. The Red Sox will be happy to come home after a frustrating series in Baltimore, even if it is only for two days. The Sox went 3-4 on the trip, dropping three games...
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Rob Bradford
June 16, 2013 - 10:07 am
BALTIMORE '€“ Mike Carp has had quite a road trip. The first baseman/outfielder kept his season-long momentum going heading into the Red Sox series finale against the Orioles at Camden Yards, going 6-for-18 (.333) with two homers during the Sox'€™ last two series away from Fenway Park . But the...
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June 13, 2013 - 7:45 pm
On a night when Felix Doubront lasted only 4 2/3 innings and left with the Sox in a 4-2 hole, the Red Sox nonetheless rallied to tie the game and send it into extras against the Orioles thanks in no small part to the outstanding performances of an assembly line of relievers. Franklin Morales (1 1/3...
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June 13, 2013 - 4:32 pm
Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli exited Thursday's Red Sox-Orioles game prior to the bottom of the third inning. The team announced that his removal was due to illness. Napoli, who was 1-for-1 with a double, was replaced at first base by Mike Carp , who homered in his first plate appearance on...
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June 13, 2013 - 9:17 am
The first-place Red Sox will make their first trip of the year to Baltimore, as they prepare to take on the Orioles for a four-game set starting Thursday. The Orioles got the better of the Red Sox in their only meeting so far this year, taking two of three in Boston'€™s first home series of 2013...
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June 10, 2013 - 12:20 pm
The Red Sox will spend a lot of time on the road in the coming weeks, kicking off a stretch of 11 of 14 games being played outside of Fenway Park . Their first stop will be in St. Petersburg, Fla., making their second visit to Tropicana Field to take on the Rays. For the most part, the Red Sox...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2013 - 11:39 am
With the state high school playoffs upon us, and Mike Carp serving as one of the Red Sox '€™ heroes Friday night, it'€™s a good time to surface one of the most bizarre state tournament stories you'€™ll come across '€¦ The year was 2003 and Carp'€™s Lakewood (CA) High baseball team had...
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