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David Carpenter #48 - P


  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1985/07/15
  • POB: Morgantown, WV
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 230lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by St. Louis in 2006 (12th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
Year to date5004330046.1532219311571.383.69
On Pace6405440059.068282441473-3.69

Scouting Report

AssetsHas shown an ability to close in the minors. Can strike batters out fairly regularly at any level. Also owns the right demeanor for bullpen work.
FlawsGets into trouble when he loses his control, serving up too many bases on balls. Also needs to prove he can pitching consistently well late in games.
Career potentialSolid reliever with a little upside.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/02Missed 15 games (biceps injury).
2014/06/17Biceps injury, 15-day DL.
2014/06/17Fined by the MLB.
2014/02/25Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2013/04/30Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA).
2013/04/22Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA).
2013/04/20Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA).
2013/03/26Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA).
2012/11/30Claimed off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
2012/11/26Re-signed by the Boston Red Sox to a minor league contract.
2012/11/20Designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox.
2012/10/21Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2012/09/07Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2012/08/10Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2012/08/10Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2012/07/20Acquired from the Houston Astros.
2012/07/09Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2012/05/28Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2012/05/15Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2012/02/23Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2011/06/29Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2011/03/14Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2010/11/19Contract purchased from Lancaster (A).
2010/08/19Acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals.


2012/11/30Claimed by the Atlanta Braves off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
2012/10/21Toronto Blue Jays traded manager John Farrell and David Carpenter to the Boston Red Sox for Mike Aviles.
2012/07/20Houston Astros traded J.A. Happ, Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter to the Toronto Blue Jays for Ben Francisco, Francisco Cordero, David Rollins, Asher Wojciechowski, Joe Musgrove, Carlos Perez and a player to be named (Kevin Comer 08/16).
2010/08/19Houston Astros traded Pedo Feliz to the St. Louis Cardinals for David Carpenter.
2006/06/06Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 12th round in 2006.

Career Stats

2012Total Hou/TorMLB3300200032.1513129516312.078.07
2012Las VegasAAA1600110017.2158717191.253.57
2012Oklahoma CityAAA70103008.27221060.812.08
2011Oklahoma CityAAA1900090019.0150006211.110.00
2011Corpus ChristiAA1400150014.0147743171.214.50
2010Palm BeachA49053200053.1451614315501.132.36
2009Quad CitiesA52053120067.1613432236771.444.28
2008Johnson CityR60000006.07321181.333.00
2008GCL CardinalsR90003008.29610691.731.04


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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