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Mike Carp 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 1000 .254 .330 .414 .272 2.2
Birth Date6-30-1986
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age32 years, 4 months, 21 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2009 SEA 23 21 65 54 7 17 3 1 1 25 8 10 2 1 0 5 0 0 .315 .415 .463 .317 6.0 1.7 0.8
2010 SEA 24 14 41 37 1 7 2 0 0 9 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .268 .243 .229 -1.5 1.0 -0.1
2011 SEA 25 79 313 290 27 80 17 1 12 135 19 81 3 1 0 46 0 2 .276 .326 .466 .279 7.8 -0.9 0.7
2012 SEA 26 59 189 164 17 35 6 0 5 56 21 46 3 1 0 20 1 0 .213 .312 .341 .242 -1.8 0.9 -0.1
2013 BOS 27 86 243 216 34 64 18 2 9 113 22 67 2 3 0 43 1 0 .296 .362 .523 .322 17.9 -4.1 1.5
2014 BOS 28 42 103 86 9 17 5 1 0 24 11 17 5 1 9 0 1 .198 .320 .279 .232 -1.7 0.2 -0.2
2014 TEX 28 17 46 40 2 5 0 0 0 5 5 14 0 1 4 0 0 .125 .217 .125 .151 -3.5 -1.1 -0.5
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2005 HAG A 89 375 .283 .263 .336 .395 .263 .296 101 9.4 10.7 -6.8 -0.6 -1.0 12.4 1.1 12.4 1.1
2006 SLU A+ 137 573 .291 .258 .325 .378 .259 .338 103 14.2 12.2 -7.8 2.0 0.2 18.8 2.1 18.8 2.1
2007 SLU A+ 1 4 .199 .261 .323 .377 .254 .250 95 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2007 BIN AA 97 412 .261 .256 .330 .389 .254 .289 99 0.5 11.9 -7.6 3.2 -1.3 3.4 0.7 3.4 0.7
2008 BIN AA 134 566 .301 .266 .337 .404 .259 .338 102 25.7 16.7 -8.1 -10.2 -6.2 28.1 1.8 28.1 1.8
2009 SEA MLB 21 65 .317 .263 .320 .422 .259 .364 94 4 1.9 -1.1 1.7 1.3 6.0 0.8 6.0 0.8
2009 TAC AAA 110 490 .291 .277 .344 .427 .275 .323 97 16.1 14.0 -8.4 2.7 -3.2 18.5 2.1 18.5 2.1
2010 SEA MLB 14 41 .229 .254 .316 .404 .258 .241 99 -1.3 1.1 -0.6 1.0 -0.7 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2010 TAC AAA 110 463 .300 .274 .350 .429 .267 .265 92 22.3 15.2 -7.3 7.3 -2.2 28.1 3.4 28.1 3.4
2011 SEA MLB 79 313 .279 .250 .311 .396 .255 .343 94 5.8 8.4 -4.3 -0.9 -2.1 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7
2011 TAC AAA 66 286 .359 .285 .357 .453 .267 .355 95 33.4 8.9 -3.2 2.3 0.1 39.2 4.0 39.2 4.0
2012 SEA MLB 59 189 .242 .250 .312 .409 .259 .263 92 -3.4 5.2 -2.3 0.9 -1.2 -1.8 -0.1 -1.8 -0.1
2012 HDS A+ 2 11 .587 .281 .362 .423 .287 .625 103 4 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2012 TAC AAA 35 154 .210 .275 .335 .423 .262 .269 99 -8.7 4.6 -2.8 -0.1 -0.8 -7.7 -0.8 -7.7 -0.8
2013 BOS MLB 86 243 .322 .253 .316 .406 .266 .385 101 14.4 6.4 -2.4 -4.1 -0.5 17.9 1.5 17.9 1.5
2014 BOS MLB 42 103 .232 .247 .308 .377 .257 .243 103 -2.7 2.7 -1.1 0.2 -0.5 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2014 TEX MLB 17 46 .151 .233 .302 .348 .250 .185 99 -4.7 1.2 -0.7 -1.1 0.6 -3.5 -0.5 -3.5 -0.5
2014 PAW AAA 7 22 .198 .252 .312 .378 .240 .308 94 -1.5 0.7 -0.3 -0.6 -0.5 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2015 OKL AAA 7 23 .134 .263 .331 .377 .264 .133 87 -3 0.6 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 HAG A 375 49 78 12 1 19 63 35 96 2 2 .249 .362 .476 .227 .283 12.4 -0.6 1.1
2006 SLU A+ 573 69 141 27 1 17 88 51 107 2 1 .287 .383 .450 .163 .291 18.8 2.0 2.1
2007 SLU A+ 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 .199 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
2007 BIN AA 412 55 90 16 0 11 48 39 75 2 1 .251 .341 .387 .136 .261 3.4 3.2 0.7
2008 BIN AA 566 67 143 29 1 17 72 79 88 1 2 .299 .405 .471 .172 .301 28.1 -10.2 1.8
2009 SEA MLB 65 7 17 3 1 1 5 8 10 0 0 .315 .415 .463 .148 .317 6.0 1.7 0.8
2009 TAC AAA 490 66 112 25 1 15 64 58 99 0 1 .271 .376 .446 .174 .291 18.5 2.7 2.1
2010 SEA MLB 41 1 7 2 0 0 0 4 8 0 0 .189 .268 .243 .054 .229 -1.5 1.0 -0.1
2010 TAC AAA 463 67 105 17 1 29 76 41 93 1 2 .257 .333 .516 .259 .300 28.1 7.3 3.4
2011 SEA MLB 313 27 80 17 1 12 46 19 81 0 2 .276 .326 .466 .190 .279 7.8 -0.9 0.7
2011 TAC AAA 286 55 86 14 0 21 64 28 50 6 2 .343 .411 .649 .307 .359 39.2 2.3 4.0
2012 SEA MLB 189 17 35 6 0 5 20 21 46 1 0 .213 .312 .341 .128 .242 -1.8 0.9 -0.1
2012 TAC AAA 154 13 31 8 0 2 17 12 31 1 3 .223 .286 .324 .101 .210 -7.7 -0.1 -0.8
2012 HDS A+ 11 2 6 1 0 1 4 2 0 1 0 .667 .727 1.111 .444 .587 4.0 0.0 0.4
2013 BOS MLB 243 34 64 18 2 9 43 22 67 1 0 .296 .362 .523 .227 .322 17.9 -4.1 1.5
2014 TEX MLB 46 2 5 0 0 0 4 5 14 0 0 .125 .217 .125 .000 .151 -3.5 -1.1 -0.5
2014 BOS MLB 103 9 17 5 1 0 9 11 17 0 1 .198 .320 .279 .081 .232 -1.7 0.2 -0.2
2014 PAW AAA 22 2 5 1 0 1 3 1 7 0 0 .238 .273 .429 .190 .198 -1.7 -0.6 -0.2
2015 OKL AAA 23 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 7 1 0 .091 .130 .136 .045 .134 -2.8 -0.4 -0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2009 243 0.4403 0.4156 0.7030 0.5421 0.3162 0.7931 0.5814 0.2970 112 -0.002815
2010 177 0.4802 0.4633 0.7927 0.6000 0.3370 0.9216 0.5806 0.2073 75 0.001879
2011 1090 0.4835 0.4817 0.7086 0.5977 0.3730 0.7619 0.6286 0.2914 464 0.007696
2012 752 0.4681 0.4455 0.7493 0.6023 0.3075 0.7972 0.6667 0.2507 338 -0.003283
2013 963 0.4746 0.4185 0.7568 0.5558 0.2945 0.8268 0.6376 0.2432 447 0.008150
2014 553 0.4810 0.4412 0.7746 0.5940 0.2997 0.8418 0.6512 0.2254 240 0.007280
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-01 2014-07-07 15-DL 36 33 Right Foot Fracture HBP -
2014-05-28 2014-05-29 DTD 1 1 Right Foot Soreness -
2014-04-06 2014-04-09 DTD 3 3 - Low Back Inflammation - -
2013-08-29 2013-09-01 DTD 3 3 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2013-06-17 2013-06-22 DTD 5 5 Right Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2012-08-13 2012-09-04 15-DL 22 20 Left Groin Strain - -
2012-06-11 2012-07-24 15-DL 43 36 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2012-05-16 2012-05-17 DTD 1 1 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-03-29 2012-05-01 15-DL 33 23 Right Shoulder Sprain Diving Catch - -
2010-09-26 2010-10-04 DTD 8 8 Right Foot Strain Partial Tear Plantar Fascia -
2007-05-04 2007-06-19 Minors 46 0 Right Fingers Fracture Ring Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BAL $
2015 WAS $
2014 BOS $1,400,000
2013 BOS $508,500
2012 SEA $488,800
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,397,300
3 yrTotal$2,397,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 168 dO'Connell Sports1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/5/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/12/15 (minor-league contract). Declined outright assignment by Washington, elected free agency 4/6/15. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/25/15 (minor-league contract). Opted out of contract with LA Dodgers 5/8/15.
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2014). Re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Claimed by Texas off waivers 8/3/14 after being DFA by Boston 8/1/14. DFA by Texas 8/30/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14. Refused assignment by Texas 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2013). Acquired by Boston in trade 2/20/13 after being DFA by Seattle 2/12/13. Signed by Boston 3/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4888M (2012). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/08. Acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/10/08. Signed by Seattle 2/21/09.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2004 (9-254) (Lakewood HS, Calif.). $60,000 signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-19 20:00:00 (link to chat)Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and Houston all have ugly first-base situations. Meanwhile Mike Carp projects for 350 AB's. Shouldn't the first two make serious offers for him --- and do you think they will?
(pobothecat from over there)
Excuse me for not being able to get it up for a #FreeMikeCarp movement. (Bret Sayre)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Think Mike Carp has figured it out and raised his level of performance permanently?
(John from CT)
Definitely raised it some and that ballpark has treated him well, but he's not a 1000+ OPS guy. (Paul Sporer)
2013-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)With the Mariners trading Mike Carp, what are your thoughts on Justin Smoak? Any indication from what you're seeing/reading that he could break out any time soon?
(johnpatrickbail from Washington, DC)
Smoak seems like a guy who really knows *how* to play baseball well but can't actually do it. If that makes sense. I just don't think he is capable of hitting the ball hard regularly, and this'll be the last ST we'll pay attention to him. (Sam Miller)
2009-07-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)John, Have you heard anything on Russell Branyan being dealt? Small sample, but seems like Mike Carp could be ready. If they hold on to Branyan, do you think the M's will give Carp the job next year and DH Russell?
(Richard from Tacoma)
I don't think the Mariners will deal Branyan at this point because they feel they still have a chance to win the division. If they fall off the pace, I could see them trading him later this month or in August. However, it would not surprise me to see your scenario play out where Carp plays first and Branyan DHs next season with Griffey and Sweeney both moving on to retirement. (John Perrotto)
2008-11-03 13:30:00 (link to chat)Speaking as a Mets fan to an A's fan, what do you suppose it would realistically take to pry Huston Street from Billy Beane's far-from cold, dead hands? And do you think Street poses the best solution to the Mets bullpen woes (from here he seems to be a better solution than paying retail rates for K-Rod and/or Fuentes, or wishcasting on Putz to be healthy)?
(wrightfan5 from MD)
I think you can expect Beane to hold out for the best bits in the organization, but I really doubt that the Mets would deal Fernando Martinez for Street, and if I'm the A's, I don't need or want guys like Mike Carp. Danny Murphy's interesting, but basically this would have to involve a lot of low-level pitching to make it worthwhile. I suppose it depends on whether or not consecutive humiliations at the hands of the Phillies adds any additional impetus; at some point, Omar's going to be the guy taking the blame for failure. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-07-30 12:30:00 (link to chat)Hypothetical: Mets send Nick Evans, Mike Carp, and another prospect for Ibanez and Rhodes.
(Trade Offer Man from Trade Offer Land)
I think the Mets would be overpaying. I'd trade Evans OR Carp and a lesser prospect. (John Perrotto)


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