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Agent: Ex-Red Sox Mike Carp, Nationals Agree To Minor League Contract

This embed is invalid" /> Mike Carp is heading to the National League. Carp has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals, according to the outfielder/first baseman’s agents at O’Connell Sports Management. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Carp was a key bench player on the Boston Red Sox’s...
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Designate Mike Carp For Assignment

(FenwayNation Photo)This move was expected. Unable to trade Mike Carp by the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, the Red Sox today designated him for assignment. The 1B/OF was getting almost no playing time this season, after a stellar campaign in 2013 (.296 AVG./9 HR/43 RBIs/.885 OPS). This year, Carp was hitting only .198 in 42 games—and had requested a trade. The 28-year old...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Mike Carp has broken foot

Red Sox manager John Farell announced after Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays that first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp will miss several weeks with a fracture in his right foot, according to Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald. Carp was injured taking an 83 mph curveball from Atlanta Braves reliever David Hale off his foot on Tuesday. He went for "precautionary" X-rays...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

FN POLL: Majority Still Call For Carp To Be Cut

The latest round of voting in our  FenwayNation Poll shows a somewhat reduced, but still overwhelming, preference for letting Mike Carp go when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their soon-to-be six-man outfield. As the table shows, 68% now say Carp should be the one to go, while 14% now name Jackie Bradley, Jr. as the next preferred candidate to be cut. Eight percent each think...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Mike Carp Be Swapping Dugouts Tonight?

The one hot trade rumor swirling around the Red Sox lately is a deal sending 1B/OF/DH Mike Carp to the Pirates—tonight's opponent at jetBlue Park. If the sides are close, it would be a convenient swap of dugout and uniform—with Carp simply moving across the diamond. Grady Sizemore's hot Spring has created a crowded conundrum in the outfield, so a Carp trade might make sense....
Via FenwayNation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: New Red Sox reporter Elle Duncan has Mike Carp’s attention

Judging from Mike Carp's reaction here, new Boston Red Sox sideline reporter Elle Duncan has his full attention.
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Brewers, Pirates scouting Red Sox' Mike Carp

Mike Carp can play a lot of positions for the Boston Red Sox. He played all outfield positions and  first base for the team last year. He is more than capable of holding his own at the plate too, as he hit .296 with nine home runs and 43 RBI's in 86 games last year. Other teams have noticed this and could look into attempting to trade for him.The Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: 'Zero Chance' Carp Gets Extension

(AP Photo)According to Jason Mastrodonato of, there is "zero chance" that the Red Sox sign Mike Carp to a contract extension before the Friday deadline. Carp could still agree to an arbitrated contract with the team. The Red Sox got enormous value out of Carp in 2013 after acquiring him in February from the Mariners. The 27-year old played in just 86 games, but hit ...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Playing GM with the Colorado Rockies

Playing GM is a mini article series, in which I, Alex Peters, play out my wildest dreams and (hypothetically) place myself in the beautiful golden throne that is the Boston Red Sox General Manager chair. Helping me will be another Baseball Correspondent at iSportsWeb, representing their team, as we hash out potential trades both small and mega, with the Winter Meetings rapidly approaching...
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Carp Drawing Interest From Other Teams With Winter Meetings in Full Swing

Mike Carp‘s excellent season coming off Boston’s bench didn’t go unnoticed. Not only did the Red Sox admire Carp’s contributions, but the 27-year-old apparently also captured the attention of teams across the league. According to’s Rob Bradford, there appears to be growing interest in Carp on the trade market. While it’s entirely possible that the Red Sox will...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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