Thursday, January 17, 2013

Sox Fishing For Carp As Backup 1B/OF Help?

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Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe suggests that—since Michael Morse has joined the Mariners—their crowded outfield might free up Mike Carp for the Red Sox. Carp would serve as a back-up first baseman and corner outfielder for the Carmine Hose. The 26-year old lefty has pedestrian offensive numbers so far in his 5-year career (.255/.327/.740). He does, however, have one of the coolest TWITTER handles in all of baseball: @CarpusMaximus20.