David Carpenter (baseball, born 1987)

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Not to be confused with David Carpenter (baseball, born 1985).
David Carpenter
Atlanta Braves – No. 56
Pitcher
Born: (1987-09-01) September 1, 1987 (age 27)
Arlington, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 2012 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Career 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 in the Atlanta Braves organization. He has played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.

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 26 April 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. ^ http://www.talkingchop.com/2015/7/5/8896483/braves-dfa-masset-and-eveland-call-up-carpenter-and-vizcaino

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