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Chris Carter | First Baseman | #33

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 15 (0) / CWS
Contract: view contract details

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Chris Carter hit his 21st and 22nd homers of the year to lift the Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Cardinals on Friday.
Carter's average has sunk since a fast start, and he's not getting hardly any RBI on anything apart from his homers. Still, 22 homers in 83 games is a pretty nice pace, one that he could come close to maintaining in the second half. Jul 8 - 11:42 PM

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Chris Carter is out of the Brewers' starting lineup Monday afternoon against the Nationals.

Carter is 1-for-11 with seven strikeouts in his career versus Nats starter Max Scherzer. Jonathan Lucroy will play first base and Martin Maldonado will catch.
Jul 4 - 10:23 AM

Chris Carter socked a solo homer Friday against the Cardinals.

His second-inning blast against Jaime Garcia was the only offense of the night for the Brew Crew. Carter is now up to 20 homers on the year, which ties him for fourth in the National League. He’s four away from his total from all of last season.
Jul 1 - 11:13 PM

Chris Carter went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run and two runs scored as the Brewers edged the Nationals 6-5 on Saturday.

Carter's three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning got the scoring started. It was his 19th homer of the season -- third-most in the National League -- giving him 47 RBI and 36 runs scored. The 29-year-old is batting .229/.305/.508 in 72 games this season.
Jun 25 - 10:02 PM

Chris Carter went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in Tuesday's loss to the A's.

Carter hit an RBI single off A's starter Sonny Gray in the sixth inning. It gave the Brewers a short-lived 2-1 lead which would be erased in the bottom of the frame. Outside of the single, the all-or-nothing slugger struck out three times. For the season, Carter is slashing .225/.297/.502 with 18 homers and 44 RBI across 249 at-bats. That fantastic power output comes with 91 strikeouts.
Jun 22 - 1:54 AM

Justin Tasch and Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News report that the Mets have talked to the Brewers "about a few players."

Chris Carter is surely available via trade and would make sense for the Mets with Lucas Duda (back) out indefinitely. He's making $2.5 million in 2016 in a year where he's hit 18 homers and is under team control through 2018. The Brewers are also expected to shop Jonathan Lucroy and he could be a possibility for the Mets, especially if they're not confident Travis d'Arnaud (shoulder) can stay healthy.
Jun 19 - 9:29 AM

Chris Carter blasted a pair of long balls and drove in five runs, powering the Brewers to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Athletics on Tuesday.

Carter tagged rookie southpaw Sean Manaea for a two-run homer in the second inning to get the Brewers on the board. He then put the game out of reach with a towering three-run blast in the sixth. Carter has been a fantastic source of run-production in the middle of the Brewers lineup this season, slashing .228/.289/.524 with 16 homers and 39 RBI.
Jun 7 - 10:48 PM

Chris Carter hit his 14th home run of the season in Thursday's win over the Phillies.

Carter continues to be all or nothing, as he's now hitting .224/.284/.510 with 14 homers and 71 strikeouts in 52 games. When he goes a stretch without a homer, as he did from May 21 until Thursday, that feast-or-famine approach is magnified. Of course, his 14 homers still rank as fourth-most in the National League.
Jun 3 - 12:05 AM

Chris Carter socked a two-run homer Friday against the Mets.

His first-inning blast off Steven Matz was the only offense the Brewers could muster on the night. Carter is now tied for the major league lead with 13 homers and also has 31 RBI. His batting average has dropped sharply this month, as it now sits at .247, but it was never built to last anyway.
May 20 - 9:56 PM

Chris Carter hit a two-run double in Tuesday's win over the Cubs.

Carter's two-RBI two-bagger in the sixth inning ended up being the difference in a Brewers' 4-2 win. He finished 1-for-3 on the night. He's cooled off after a monster start -- something we knew to be an inevitability eventually -- but the 29-year-old is still among the National League leaders in homers, RBI and slugging. He's now hitting .256/.320/.594 on the season.
May 17 - 10:40 PM

Chris Carter went 3-for-4 with two RBI in the Brewers' victory over the Padres on Sunday.

Carter struck out looking in his first at-bat, but he hit a solo homer in the third -- his 11th long ball of the year -- and then singled in the fifth and smacked an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh. The big slugger has an impressive .912 OPS through 37 games this season, and he's on pace for 47 homers and 111 RBI.
May 15 - 5:47 PM

Chris Carter is not in the Brewers' lineup Saturday against the Padres.

He's hitless in his last 20 at-bats and could probably use a day off to clear his head. Jonathan Lucroy will fill in for Carter at first base with Martin Maldonado subbing for Lucroy behind the plate. Despite his recent struggles, Carter still ranks sixth in the NL with 10 homers.
May 14 - 6:05 PM

Chris Carter homered twice and had three RBI as the Brewers edged the Angels 5-4 on Tuesday.

Carter hit a two-run homer in the third inning and added a solo shot in the fifth. He's now got nine home runs, third-most in the National League, with 21 RBI and 17 runs scored. The power production comes as a shock to no one; the fact that he's hitting .287/.356/.713 while doing it is the real story. That won't last, but the power should, for what it's worth.
May 4 - 12:22 AM

Chris Carter was locked in during Sunday's 14-5 obliteration of the Marlins, finishing 3-for-5 with a pair of homers, three RBI and three runs scored.

Not only did Carter homer twice, he also hit his 10th double of the season. The streaky slugger went yard with a two-run shot in the third inning and followed that up with a solo dinger just an inning later. After being non-tendered by the Astros over the winter, Carter is slashing a silly .278/.355/.671 with seven homers and 18 RBI for the Brew Crew. Fantasy owners should luxuriate in this hot stretch, because winter is coming. It always does with Carter.
May 1 - 6:30 PM

Chris Carter went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored versus the Phillies on Friday night.

Finally getting everyday at-bats, Carter's fantasy stock is trending upwards. He drove in his 14th run of the season, which leads the Brewers and ranks sixth-best in the majors. His two hits raised his slash line to .259/.328/.593 in 64 PA. There's no reason to think the 6-foot-4 slugger won't continue to be a run producer in the middle of Milwaukee's order.
Apr 22 - 11:49 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
1B1Chris Carter
2Andy Wilkins
2B1Scooter Gennett
SS1Jonathan Villar
2Jake Elmore
3B1Hernan Perez
2Will Middlebrooks
LF1Ryan Braun
2Rymer Liriano
CF1Kirk Nieuwenhuis
2Ramon Flores
RF1Domingo Santana
Starting Pitcher
S1Jimmy Nelson
2Matt Garza
3Junior Guerra
4Chase Anderson
5Zach Davies
Relief Pitcher
R1Jeremy Jeffress
2Will Smith
3Tyler Thornburg
4Corey Knebel
5Blaine Boyer
6Carlos Torres
7Jacob Barnes
8Jhan Marinez
9Sean Nolin
10Chris Capuano
11Yhonathan Barrios