Chris Carpenter (baseball, born 1985)
Carpenter with the Boston Red Sox
December 26, 1985 |
|June 14, 2011, for the Chicago Cubs|
(through 2012 season)
|Earned run average||5.17|
Christopher "Chris" John Carpenter (born December 26, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.
Carpenter was called up to the majors for the first time with the Chicago Cubs on June 14, 2011. He made his debut that day against the Milwaukee Brewers, pitching two-thirds of an inning with one strikeout.
Boston Red Sox
In 2013, Carpenter proposed to girlfriend, Sarah French on the Love Lock Bridge in Paris, France. The two met while Carpenter was pitching for the Boston Red Sox and French was covering the Red Sox Centennial as a reporter.
- Source: Cubs to call up Chris Carpenter
- "Cubs send Chris Carpenter to Red Sox in Theo Epstein deal". Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
- "Red Sox Officially Announce Mike Napoli Signing, Designate Chris Carpenter for Assignment". January 22, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2013.