David Carpenter (baseball, born 1987)

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Not to be confused with David Carpenter (baseball, born 1985).
David Carpenter
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1987-09-01) September 1, 1987 (age 28)
Arlington, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 2012, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
MLB statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win-loss record 1-2
Earned run average 5.23
Strikeouts 29
Teams

David Lee Carpenter (born September 1, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Professional career[edit]

Carpenter throws four pitches: a four-seam fastball and two-seam fastball 85-88 mph, a changeup and slider that average about 80 mph.[1]

Carpenter was called up to the majors for the first time on April 13, 2012.[2] He was outrighted off the Angels roster on September 22, 2013.[3][4] He was called up on June 21, 2014[5] and designated for assignment on August 2. He was assigned outright to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees on August 5.[6] Carpenter elected free agency in October 2014.[7] He signed with the Braves in January 2015.[8] He was called up on July 6 by the Braves.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PITCHf/x Player Card: David Carpenter". BrooksBaseball.net. Retrieved April 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ DiGiovanna, Mike (April 13, 2012). "Angels to call up reliever David Carpenter from triple-A". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Los Angeles Angels - PlayerWatch". GlobalPost. Reuters. September 22, 2014. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ Boor, William (September 22, 2013). "Green benefiting from Kendrick's guidance". MLB.com. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ Spencer, Lyle (June 21, 2014). "Navarro, Carpenter return to Angels clubhouse". MLB.com. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Los Angeles Angels - PlayerWatch". GlobalPost. Reuters. August 6, 2014. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ Eddy, Matt (October 6, 2014). "Minor League Transactions: Sept. 26-Oct. 2". Baseball America. Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ Eddy, Matt (January 24, 2015). "Minor League Transactions: Jan. 16-22". Baseball America. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ Cole, Eric (July 5, 2015). "Braves DFA Masset and Eveland, Call up Carpenter and Vizcaino". talkingchop.com. SB Nation (voxmedia.com). Retrieved July 17, 2015. 

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