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  1. Rangers activate Derek Holland from the disabled list

    Aug 30, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

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    Derek Holland will make his 2014 debut on Tuesday against the Royals, also helping the Rangers claim a major league record.

  2. Rangers acquire Mike Carp off of waivers from the Red Sox

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:43 PM EST

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    Mike Carp got his wish, as the Red Sox traded him on Sunday evening to the Rangers.

  3. Red Sox designate Mike Carp for assignment

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    Mike Carp reportedly requested a trade from the Red Sox last week, but after failing to find a taker before yesterday’s deadline they’ve designated him for assignment.

  4. Royals could lose Eric Hosmer for month with stress fracture

    Jul 31, 2014, 11:24 PM EST

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    Royals robbed of their hottest hitter after quiet deadline day Thursday.

  5. Felix Doubront tells the Red Sox: Start me or trade me

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    First baseman/outfielder Mike Carp has asked the Red Sox for a trade and apparently left-hander Felix Doubront wouldn’t mind leaving Boston either.

  6. Report: Mike Carp has asked the Red Sox to trade him

    Jul 26, 2014, 5:32 PM EST

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    Mike Carp was a useful bench player for the Red Sox last season, but he has struggled in a diminished role so far this season and now hopes to be traded elsewhere.

  7. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 11, 2014, 6:55 AM EST

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    The scoreless streak is over for Clayton Kershaw, but the dominance remains.

  8. Red Sox to call up Stephen Drew from Triple-A

    Jun 1, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    Stephen Drew will make his season debut with the Red Sox on Monday against the Indians.

  9. David Ortiz rips David Price, calls him “a little girl” and “a little b-tch”

    May 31, 2014, 9:52 AM EST

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    David Ortiz ripped David Price after he was hit by a pitch during Friday’s game.

  10. The Red Sox are four-deep on the manager depth chart against the Rays

    May 30, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

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    There is a lot of bad blood between the Red Sox and Rays. Things boiled over on Friday night.

  11. Mike Napoli lands on disabled list with sprained finger

    May 25, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

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    As first relayed by Tim Britton of the Providence Journal, the Red Sox have placed first baseman Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list because of ongoing problems with his sprained left ring finger. Napoli dislocated the finger on a dive into the second base bag back in mid-April.

  12. David Ortiz and Mike Napoli out of lineup for Red Sox

    May 24, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

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    The Red Sox are going to be short-handed as they attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak.

  13. Brandon Morrow walks eight, gets pulled with no-hitter intact

    Apr 26, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    He still probably performed better than the guy calling the balls and strikes.

  14. Red Sox first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp became a knuckleballer last night

    Apr 25, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Five walks and a bunch of knuckleballs for Mike Carp in his pitching debut.

  15. Shane Victorino to begin minor league rehab assignment Saturday

    Apr 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

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    Shane Victorino has been sidelined since the end of spring training with a hamstring strain.

  16. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 16, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

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    I only watched a little baseball last night. Watched a lot of “Night Court” though.

  17. Mike Napoli suffers dislocated left ring finger

    Apr 16, 2014, 12:03 AM EST

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    From Tim Britton of the Providence Journal comes word that Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli was removed from Tuesday night’s series-opener against the White Sox with a dislocation of his left ring finger. X-rays were negative, meaning he does not have a fracture.

  18. Grady Sizemore starting in left field tonight for the first time in his major league career

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

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    Grady Sizemore hasn’t started in left field since 2003 when he was in Double-A.

  19. Red Sox place Shane Victorino on disabled list, recall Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Mar 31, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Jackie Bradley Jr. is on the Red Sox’s Opening Day roster after all, but it took an injury for Shane Victorino to make it happen. Bradley lost the center field job to Grady Sizemore and was sent to Triple-A after hitting just .158 during spring training, but he’s been recalled from the minors because Victorino…

  20. The Astros are looking for a first baseman

    Mar 18, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

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    Jayson Stark reports that the Astros have been calling teams in an effort to acquire a first baseman. Stark says that among the potential targets are Mike Carp of the Red Sox, John Mayberry of the Phillies, and Tyler Moore of the Nationals. No word if they’d be in on Ike Davis, who we just noted…

  21. Scouts from the Pirates and Brewers are watching Mike Carp

    Mar 2, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

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    Mike Carp recently offered to learn third base for the Red Sox, a move not entirely based in altruism as it would give the left-hander some much-needed playing time. Carp had a great 2013 for the Red Sox, posting an .885 OPS in 243 plate appearances, 215 of them against right-handed pitchers. But there’s no…

  22. Mike Carp is trying his hand at third base

    Feb 23, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

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    Tim Britton of the Providence Journal is reporting that Mike Carp offered to learn third base to be more versatile for the Red Sox. Carp approached third base coach Brian Butterfield on the first day of workouts, asking to take a few ground balls at the position. Carp has only played in the outfield and…

  23. Pirates and Kendrys Morales have “mutual interest”

    Feb 9, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe passes this report along in his always-info-packed weekly Sunday notes column: Kendrys Morales, 1B/DH, free agent — Morales fits what the Pirates need, a first baseman/middle of the order hitter. There’s mutual interest, but while the Pirates would love him on the right contract, they may also pursue a…

  24. Red Sox avoid arbitration with Junichi Tazawa, Mike Carp, and Jonathan Herrera

    Jan 17, 2014, 8:09 PM EST

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    The Red Sox have avoided arbitration with reliever Junichi Tazawa, first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp, and infielder Jonathan Herrera, WEEI’s Alex Speier reports. All three deals are non-guaranteed. Tazawa, in his first year of arbitration eligibility, will take home $1.275 million on a one-year deal. He finished 2013 with a 3.16 ERA and a six-to-one strikeout-to-walk…

  25. Where will the Red Sox spend this winter?

    Nov 1, 2013, 1:07 PM EST

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    With Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Napoli, Stephen Drew and Jarrod Saltalamacchia all filing for free agency, the world champion Red Sox would seem to have a whole lot of flexibility this winter. Even without signing any replacements, they have a perfectly legitimate 25-man roster ready to go: SS: Xander Bogaerts: $500,000 RF: Shane Victorino: $13 million…

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