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David Carpenter | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Braves sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Carpenter passed through waivers unclaimed and it appears that he'll stick around and continue to serve as bullpen depth for the Braves rather than declaring free agency. He has appeared in just four games with the Braves this season, posting 7.36 ERA and 1.64 WHIP in 3 2/3 innings. Sat, Aug 1, 2015 09:47:00 AM

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Braves designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment.

It's the second time this month he's been removed from the 40-man roster. Assuming Carpenter clears waivers and is outrighted, he'll have the chance to declare free agency if he wants.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 10:46:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP David Carpenter from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Braves earlier this month, but he's getting another shot in the bullpen in the wake of the Manny Banuelos injury. The 27-year-old allowed three runs on six hits over 3 2/3 innings during his previous stint with the team.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 03:35:00 PM

Braves sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Carpenter allowed three earned runs on six hits in 3 2/3 innings of relief with the Braves. The 27-year-old righty will go on acting as organizational relief depth.
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 05:20:00 PM

Braves designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Ross Detwiler. Carpenter was roughed up for three runs in his last relief outing and that was enough for him to get the heave-ho.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 05:42:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP David Carpenter from Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 27-year-old hurler sports a 0.73 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 36/15 K/BB ratio over 37 frames at Triple-A. He'll work in middle relief for the Braves.
Sun, Jul 5, 2015 05:15:00 PM

Braves signed RHP David Carpenter to a minor league contract.

No, not that David Carpenter. The other one. This Carpenter elected free agency in September after being removed from the Angels' 40-man roster. The 27-year-old holds a 5.23 ERA over 30 major league relief appearances and is merely a depth addition.
Fri, Jan 23, 2015 04:25:00 PM

Angels sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Carpenter had been designated for assignment, but he cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 26-year-old has hurled three scoreless innings for the Angels in his brief time with the club this season.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 08:31:00 AM

Angels designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment.

Carpenter was dropped off the 40-man roster to make room for Ryan Wheeler who was claimed off of waivers from the Rockies. The 26-year-old hurled three scoreless innings for the Angels in his brief time with the club this season.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 03:04:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP David Carpenter to Double-A Arkansas.

Carpenter tossed three scoreless relief innings in his lone appearance while up with the big club. He should get another shot later this season.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 12:15:00 AM

Angels purchased the contract of RHP David Carpenter from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Carpenter has posted a 2.27 ERA and 37/14 K/BB ratio in 35 2/3 innings this season between Double-A and Triple-A. He will pitch in middle relief for Anaheim.
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 06:23:00 PM

Angels sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Double-A Arkansas.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Carpenter gave up four runs over one-third of an inning in his lone appearance in the majors this season and had a 6.53 ERA between Double- and Triple-A.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 03:15:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP David Carpenter to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Carpenter was shelled for four earned runs in a third of an inning Wednesday against Texas. The 25-year-old righty should get another crack at it later this summer.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 08:57:00 AM

Angels recalled RHP David Carpenter from Triple-A Salt Lake.

It could be a short stay, as Carpenter is taking the roster spot of Tommy Hanson, who is on the bereavement list. Carpenter posted a 4.76 ERA in 28 games for the Angels last season.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 06:27:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP David Carpenter from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Carpenter didn't pitch too well in his time with the Angels this season but has a very good minor league track record. He'll have a shot at an Opening Day roster spot next year.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 02:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Anthony Recker
3Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Sean Rodriguez
2Jace Peterson
SS1Dansby Swanson
2Chase d'Arnaud
3Johan Camargo
3B1Adonis Garcia
2Rio Ruiz
LF1Matt Kemp
2Mallex Smith
CF1Ender Inciarte
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Michael Foltynewicz
3R.A. Dickey
4Bartolo Colon
5Jaime Garcia
6Aaron Blair
7Matt Wisler
8Williams Perez
9Tyrell Jenkins
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jim Johnson
2Arodys Vizcaino
3Mauricio Cabrera
4Jose Ramirez
5Ian Krol
6Chris Withrow
7Chaz Roe
8Shae Simmons
9Paco Rodriguez
10Daniel Winkler
11Josh Collmenter
12Jacob Lindgren
13Jordan Walden
14Sam Freeman