KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Chris Carter hit his second homer of the spring and started an eight-run fifth inning with a double Sunday as the Houston Astros roughed up Charlie Morton in a 14-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Carter went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs for Houston. Colby Rasmus also hit his second home run and scored three times. Jonathan Villar and Hank Conger drove...
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6 days ago
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Chris Carter was 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs to break out of a spring-training slump and lift the Houston Astros over the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-7 Tuesday.
Carter had entered 1 for 13 with two RBIs in the exhibition season.
Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke was roughed up for six runs and seven hits in three innings, leaving him with a 9.00 ERA.
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11 days ago
The Astros have agreed with Chris Carter on a one-year contract for $4,175,000, avoiding arbitration with the designated hitter.
Carter tied for second in the majors with a career-high 37 homers last season. The 28-year-old hit .227 with 88 RBI, which also were the most of his career. It was his second season in Houston after a trade from Oakland.
Carter spent 118 games at designated...
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January 14, 2015
Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter proved again this week why he’s the best hitter you’ve probably never heard of.
Carter has been one of baseball’s best power hitters over the last two seasons, though he plays for one of the league’s worst teams. He had the chance to do some damage on the big stage when he stepped up to the plate Tuesday night against New York Yankees...
The Houston Astros may be at the bottom of the AL West, but Chris Carter is keeping them in the news due to his stellar play as of late. Carter has been one of the best players in the MLB over the past month or so, and it has been a joy to watch.
Carter is known to be a power hitter with a very inconsistent bat. Carter has the ability to go yard every time at bat, but his batting...
Uh-oh, I feel a rhyme coming on. Chris Carter's schmotato was born on August 4th wearing the Astros hat, 40 ounces he doesn't pour forth cause that forty-oh is his bat. If you can't respect that your whole perspective is wack, maybe you'll love him when he goes by Charlie Really Black. Man, he was conceived as Hurry K'd Carter, but that was just for fun, big hands, I know you...
HOUSTON -- Chris Carter homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
Carter, who homered twice on Wednesday, hit his 13th homer of the season into the Crawford Boxes in left field off J.J. Putz (1-1).
Miguel Montero tied it at 4-4 in the ninth with a home run to left field on the first pitch by...
HOUSTON -- Chris Carter homered twice, Dallas Keuchel pitched eight strong innings and the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Keuchel (8-3) won for the sixth time in seven starts. He allowed four hits and a run, striking out five and lowering his ERA to 2.38.
Carter's first solo home run made it 3-1 in the fourth inning, and he added an opposite...
There are two certainties in life: death and taxes. Well, in Chris Carter‘s fantasy baseball world there happen to be three certainties: strikeouts, walks, and home runs.
In 2013, Carter took to the plate 585 times; he homered 29 times (5.0%), walked 70 times (12.0%), and struck out 212 times (36.2%). In case your elementary school addition skills are a little rusty, that’s 53...