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Mike Carp

Mike Carp 1B

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Christopher Michael Carp
  • Age: 30 (June 30, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Long Beach, CA
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Round 9 (2004, NYM)
  • MLB Debut: 06/17/2009
  • School: Lakewood, CA
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Mike Carp Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
October 23, 2016 Tomateros de Culiacan placed 1B Mike Carp on the reserve list.
October 11, 2016 1B Mike Carp assigned to Tomateros de Culiacan.
April 1, 2016 Norfolk Tides released 1B Mike Carp.
March 14, 2016 1B Mike Carp assigned to Norfolk Tides.
March 7, 2016 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 1B Mike Carp to a minor league contract.
May 7, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers released 1B Mike Carp.
April 26, 2015 1B Mike Carp assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
April 25, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent 1B Mike Carp to a minor league contract.
April 6, 2015 Syracuse Chiefs released 1B Mike Carp.
January 19, 2015 1B Mike Carp assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
January 12, 2015 Washington Nationals signed free agent 1B Mike Carp to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 29, 2014 1B Mike Carp elected free agency.
September 4, 2014 Texas Rangers sent 1B Mike Carp outright to Round Rock Express.
August 30, 2014 Texas Rangers designated 1B Mike Carp for assignment.
August 4, 2014 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mike Carp.
August 3, 2014 Texas Rangers claimed 1B Mike Carp off waivers from Boston Red Sox.
August 1, 2014 Boston Red Sox designated 1B Mike Carp for assignment.
July 7, 2014 Boston Red Sox activated 1B Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list.
June 27, 2014 Boston Red Sox sent 1B Mike Carp on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 2, 2014 Boston Red Sox placed 1B Mike Carp on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 1, 2014. Fractured right foot
February 20, 2013 Seattle Mariners traded 1B Mike Carp to Boston Red Sox.
February 12, 2013 Seattle Mariners designated Mike Carp for assignment.
September 4, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated LF Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list.
August 27, 2012 sent LF Mike Carp on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
August 14, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed LF Mike Carp on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 13, 2012. Strained left groin muscle.
July 24, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated LF Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list.
July 12, 2012 sent LF Mike Carp on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 9, 2012 Tacoma Rainiers sent LF Mike Carp on a rehab assignment to High Desert Mavericks.
July 4, 2012 Mike Carp assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Seattle Mariners.
June 13, 2012 Mike Carp roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
May 1, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated LF Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list.
April 13, 2012 sent LF Mike Carp on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
March 29, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed LF Mike Carp on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained right shoulder.
July 18, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 3, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned Mike Carp to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 8, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 14, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned Mike Carp to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 22, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
June 27, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Mike Carp to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 7, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 25, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Mike Carp to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 1, 2009 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 3, 2009 Seattle Mariners optioned Mike Carp to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 17, 2009 Seattle Mariners recalled 1B Mike Carp from Tacoma Rainiers.
June 17, 2009 Seattle Mariners activated 1B Mike Carp.
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Mike Carp Awards and Honors

Mike Carp  1B

Mike Carp
  • Full Name: Christopher Michael Carp
  • Born: June 30, 1986
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Long Beach, CA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Round 9 (2004, NYM)
  • School: Lakewood, CA
  • MLB Debut: 06/17/2009

2015 Highlights
• Attended spring training with the Washington Nationals and exercised an opt out clause at the end of camp
• Signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers on 4/25 and played in seven games at Ok. City, hitting .091 (2-22)
• Opted out of his contract with the Dodgers on 5/7 and did not play again during the season
2014: Made Boston's Opening Day roster...Hit .198 with five doubles and nine RBI in 42 games with the Red Sox... Placed on the 15-day DL with a 4th metatarsal fracture of his right foot on 6/2...Over a seven-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket, went 5-for-21 (.238) with a home run and three RBI…Activated from the DL on 7/7…Designated for assignment on 8/1 and claimed by Texas on 8/3…Appeared in 17 games for the Rangers before being designated for assignment...Outrighted to Triple-A Round Rock on August 30.
2013: Played in a career-high 86 games in first season with the Red Sox after he was acquired from Seattle in late February…Also set career marks in runs (34), doubles (18), triples (2), walks (22), SLG (.523), and OPS (.885)...Both AVG (.296) and OBP (.362) were his highest totals in any MLB season with at least 75 plate appearances…29 of 64 hits were extra-base hits (18 doubles, 2 triples, 9 home runs)…Batted .333 (19-57) with three home runs and 35 RBI with runners in scoring position…Led the AL with nine RBI as a pinch-hitter...Combined to hit .337 (31-92) in 37 games vs. AL East teams, tops among AL East players (min. 50 PA)...Notched an extra-base hit in all three plate appearances on 4/17 at Cleveland, the first Red Sox player to finish with an XBH in all three plate appearances since Babe Ruth on 4/21/17...Hit a go-ahead, pinch-hit grand slam in the 10th inning, 9/11 at TB...Appeared in six games (one start) during the Red Sox' postseason run to the World Series Championship, going 0-for-8 with a walk. 
Career Highlights: During his 2011 rookie campaign with Seattle, he ranked among American League rookies in slugging (2nd, .466), OPS (2nd, .791) and batting average (3rd, .276)...Named to Baseball America's All-Rookie Team and was selected by MLB.com as Seattle's Breakout Player of the Year in 2011...Hit safely in 20 consecutive games for the Mariners in 2011...Named American League Rookie of the Month in August, 2011 after batting .313 (35-112) with eight doubles, six home runs and 25 RBI...Had a career-high 22-game hitting streak for Triple-A Tacoma in 2011, the 4th-longest streak in the PCL that season...Ranked seventh among Triple-A batters and 14th among all minor leaguers with 29 home runs for Tacoma in 2010...Made his MLB debut as a pinch-hitter on 6/17/09 at San Diego (walk)...Recorded his first big league hit on 6/18/09 at San Diego (single, Josh Geer) and belted his first big league home run on 9/16/09 vs. the White Sox (off of D.J. Carrasco)...Was one of 12 players traded as part of a three-team deal between Seattle, New York (NL) and Cleveland, 12/11/08...Won the Sterling Award as Double-A Binghamton's top player in 2008...Named to Eastern League's midseason and postseason All-Star teams with the B-Mets in 2008...Selected as Mets Minor League Player of the Year in 2006...Was a 2005 SAL All-Star. 
PERSONAL: Christopher Michael Carp was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 3/4/16...Originally selected by the New York Mets in the 9th round of the 2004 draft...Attended Lakewood High School (CA), where he lettered four years in baseball...In his senior season he set a school record with 11 home runs, surpassing the previous mark held by former major leaguer Damion Easley.