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Robert Carson | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 239
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Dodgers signed LHP Robert Carson to a minor league contract.
The 25-year-old southpaw had been pitching for the Angels Triple-A affiliate in Salt Lake where he posted a troublesome 10.34 ERA, 2.30 WHIP and 9/13 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings. He's nothing more than organizational fodder at this point. May 24 - 1:53 PM

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Angels sent LHP Robert Carson outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The 25-year-old southpaw was claimed off waivers from the Mets early in the offseason. He'll serve as organizational bullpen depth and is likely to see time with the big league club at some point during the 2014 season.
Mar 8 - 2:57 PM

Angels claimed LHP Robert Carson off waivers from the Mets.

Carson had an ugly 8.24 ERA and 8/7 K/BB ratio over 19 2/3 innings of work with the Mets this season. He'll function as bullpen depth with the Angels.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 05:03:00 PM

Mets recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Carson has put up an 8.24 ERA and 1.42 WHIP over 14 big league appearances this season. He won't be used in high-leverage situations.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 06:12:00 PM

Mets optioned LHP Robert Carson to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Carson's stint in New York this time lasted four days and a total of 1 2/3 innings. He'll likely be back with the team after rosters expand in September. The Mets will call up newly acquired reliever Vic Black on Sunday.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 11:22:00 PM

Mets recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Carson, 24, has an 8.50 ERA in 13 appearances with the Mets this season. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 03:15:00 PM

Mets optioned LHP Robert Carson to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Carson allowed a go-ahead home run in the 10th inning of Sunday's loss and has a 8.50 ERA in 13 appearances with the Mets this season. The hard-throwing left-hander will continue to get seasoning at the Triple-A level.
Sun, Jun 9, 2013 05:49:00 PM

Mets recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas.

The move was made on Sunday morning. Carson, 24, appeared in 17 games with the Mets last season and had a 1.17 ERA and 7/2 K/BB ratio over 7 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this year. He'll function as a third left-hander out of the bullpen alongside Josh Edgin and Scott Rice.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 12:55:00 AM

The Mets are expected to promote Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas.

The left-handed reliever was beaten out by fellow lefty Scott Rice for a bullpen spot this spring, but he's performed well at Triple-A in the early going. The Mets have plenty of options for which pitcher he will replace, but Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com speculates that it will likely be southpaw Josh Edgin.
Sun, Apr 21, 2013 08:45:00 AM

Mets optioned LHP Robert Carson to Triple-A Las Vegas; reassigned C Landon Powell and INF Omar Quintanilla to minor league camp.

Carson lost out on a roster spot to Scott Rice, while Lowell was beat out by Anthony Recker for the backup catcher job. The Mets want Quintanilla playing shortstop every day at Vegas. Both players have a shot at seeing time with the big club at some point this season.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 03:58:00 PM

Robert Carson has been diagnosed with a triceps tendon strain and is listed as day-to-day.

Carson left Tuesday's game after experiencing tightness in his left elbow. The diagnosis could have been worse.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 04:10:00 PM

Robert Carson left Tuesday's game with a left elbow strain.

X-rays on Carson's elbow were negative, but he'll undergo an MRI Wednesday. The southpaw has put up a 4.72 ERA and 1.28 WHIP in 17 games for the Mets this season.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 10:28:00 PM

Mets recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll take the roster spot of Jeremy Hefner, who will be away for a couple of days on paternity leave. Carson has had two brief stints with the Mets this season, but has spent the majority of the year in the minors, posting a 3.86 ERA and 52/21 K/BB ratio over 51 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. He'll provide a second left-hander out of the bullpen to complement Josh Edgin.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 08:45:00 AM

The Mets are considering adding Robert Carson to their bullpen.

With Tim Byrdak (shoulder) on the disabled list, Carson is a candidate to be promoted for this weekend’s series with the Braves. "When we get home, we’re going to take a look," manager Terry Collins said. "We’ve got obviously Johan coming off the DL at the end of the week, and we’ve got to make another move, so we’ll certainly make some considerations whether we need another lefty."
Mon, Aug 6, 2012 10:59:00 AM

The Mets are expected to recall Robert Carson and Josh Satin from Triple-A Buffalo.

They'll take the roster spots of Ramon Ramirez (hamstring) and Mike Baxter (collarbone). It had been thought that Pedro Beato would take Ramirez's spot, but Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that they might not be ready to restore him to the 40-man roster since Chris Young will need a spot Tuesday.
Sun, Jun 3, 2012 12:25:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Ellis
2Drew Butera
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Dee Gordon
2Justin Turner
SS1Hanley Ramirez
2Miguel Rojas
3Darwin Barney
4Erisbel Arruebarrena
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Yasiel Puig
RF1Matt Kemp
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Dan Haren
5Roberto Hernandez
6Kevin Correia
7Josh Beckett
8Paul Maholm
9Chad Billingsley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Brian Wilson
3J.P. Howell
4Chris Perez
5Brandon League
6Jamey Wright
7Carlos Frias
8Paco Rodriguez
9Chris Withrow
10Onelki Garcia
11Pedro Baez