Aug 30, 2014, 6:25 PM EST
Derek Holland will make his 2014 debut on Tuesday against the Royals, also helping the Rangers claim a major league record.
Aug 3, 2014, 4:43 PM EST
Mike Carp got his wish, as the Red Sox traded him on Sunday evening to the Rangers.
Aug 1, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
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.
Jul 31, 2014, 11:24 PM EST
Royals robbed of their hottest hitter after quiet deadline day Thursday.
Jul 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
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.
Jul 26, 2014, 5:32 PM EST
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.
Jul 11, 2014, 6:55 AM EST
The scoreless streak is over for Clayton Kershaw, but the dominance remains.
Jun 1, 2014, 7:10 PM EST
Stephen Drew will make his season debut with the Red Sox on Monday against the Indians.
May 31, 2014, 9:52 AM EST
David Ortiz ripped David Price after he was hit by a pitch during Friday’s game.
May 30, 2014, 9:37 PM EST
There is a lot of bad blood between the Red Sox and Rays. Things boiled over on Friday night.
May 25, 2014, 1:15 PM EST
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.
May 24, 2014, 4:25 PM EST
The Red Sox are going to be short-handed as they attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak.
Apr 26, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
He still probably performed better than the guy calling the balls and strikes.
Apr 25, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
Five walks and a bunch of knuckleballs for Mike Carp in his pitching debut.
Apr 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EST
Shane Victorino has been sidelined since the end of spring training with a hamstring strain.
Apr 16, 2014, 6:38 AM EST
I only watched a little baseball last night. Watched a lot of “Night Court” though.
Apr 16, 2014, 12:03 AM EST
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.
Apr 10, 2014, 7:01 PM EST
Grady Sizemore hasn’t started in left field since 2003 when he was in Double-A.
Mar 31, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
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…
Mar 18, 2014, 1:40 PM EST
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…
Mar 2, 2014, 5:15 PM EST
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…
Feb 23, 2014, 10:35 PM EST
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…
Feb 9, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
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…
Jan 17, 2014, 8:09 PM EST
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…
Nov 1, 2013, 1:07 PM EST
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…
- Giants acquire Casey McGehee from the Marlins 11
- The Padres have given their fans something to talk about. Which is badly needed in San Diego. 56
- Justin Upton traded to the Padres for three prospects 79
- Bud Selig will get a $6 million a year pension. Which is obscene. 141
- Jake Peavy agrees to a two-year, $24 million deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants 24
- Matt Kemp has officially been traded to the Padres 29
- Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics 37
- St. Petersburg City Council votes down deal to allow Rays to look for new stadium site 90
- The United States will seek to normalize relations with Cuba (144)
- Bud Selig will get a $6 million a year pension. Which is obscene. (141)
- Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Rangers, and Astros interested in Phillies’ Cole Hamels (111)
- Rays, Padres, Nationals agree to 11-player trade (97)
- Chase Headley signs a four-year deal with the Yankees worth at least $52 million. (95)