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Matt Carson

32-Year-Old Outfielder – Cleveland Indians

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Hand
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 7/1/1981
BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: Brigham Young  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Carson Contract Information:

Re-signed with the Indians on a minor league contract in December 2013.

March 16, 2014  –  Matt Carson News

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Carson was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a bruised right hand, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Matt Carson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 23 AA TRE 28 103 99 10 19 6 5 0 1 5 2 3 0 25 2 0 2 .192 .208 .273 .481
2005 23 AA TRE 28 103 99 10 19 6 5 0 1 5 2 3 0 25 2 0 2 .192 .208 .273 .481
2006 24 AA TRE 29 97 86 10 22 11 8 1 2 9 0 0 4 25 5 0 2 .256 .304 .442 .746
2006 24 AA TRE 29 97 86 10 22 11 8 1 2 9 0 0 4 25 5 0 2 .256 .304 .442 .746
2007 25 AA TRE 129 521 471 72 117 43 24 3 16 76 9 0 33 109 2 6 9 .248 .306 .414 .720
2007 25 AA TRE 129 521 471 72 117 43 24 3 16 76 9 0 33 109 2 6 9 .248 .306 .414 .720
2008 26 AA TRE 27 122 112 17 31 16 7 4 5 26 1 1 9 20 1 0 0 .277 .331 .545 .876
2008 26 AA TRE 27 122 112 17 31 16 7 4 5 26 1 1 9 20 1 0 0 .277 .331 .545 .876
2008 26 AAA SCR 84 339 305 53 88 26 10 6 10 38 10 3 21 63 2 3 8 .289 .347 .459 .806
2008 26 AAA SCR 84 339 305 53 88 26 10 6 10 38 10 3 21 63 2 3 8 .289 .347 .459 .806
2009 27 AAA SAC 118 493 440 68 116 57 29 3 25 77 15 4 38 94 4 5 6 .264 .327 .514 .841
2009 27 AAA SAC 118 493 440 68 116 57 29 3 25 77 15 4 38 94 4 5 6 .264 .327 .514 .841
2009 27 MAJ OAK 10 22 21 1 6 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 .286 .273 .429 .701
2010 28 AAA Sac 64 276 244 53 74 33 18 2 13 36 13 4 24 58 0 2 6 .303 .377 .553 .930
2010 28 MAJ CHN 12 28 27 1 5 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 .185 .214 .222 .437
2010 28 MAJ OAK 36 83 79 7 14 6 2 0 4 9 4 0 2 23 0 2 0 .177 .193 .354 .547
2010  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHN/OAK 48 111 106 8 19 7 3 0 4 14 4 0 3 35 0 2 0 .179 .198 .321 .519
2011 29 AAA Sac 90 400 368 61 105 54 34 1 19 65 11 1 27 88 0 2 3 .285 .338 .538 .876
2011 29 AAA Dur 22 95 84 15 21 12 7 0 5 10 0 0 9 25 0 0 2 .250 .337 .512 .849
2012 30 AAA Roc 115 469 422 64 119 44 28 2 14 53 9 5 37 106 2 2 6 .282 .347 .457 .804
2012 30 MAJ MIN 26 69 66 3 15 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 21 0 1 0 .227 .246 .242 .488
2013 31 AAA Col 121 490 436 57 110 32 16 2 14 49 14 4 39 119 6 2 7 .252 .322 .394 .716
2013 31 MAJ CLE 20 13 11 5 7 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .636 .692 .909 1.601
2014 32 AAA Col 16 62 51 10 15 3 3 0 0 5 3 0 9 19 0 1 1 .294 .403 .353 .756
3-Year Averages MAJ   23 39 38 4 11 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 .289 .308 .289 .597
Career  (View All) MAJ   170 357 340 27 73 18 7 0 11 45 11 0 9 112 0 7 1 .215 .232 .332 .565

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Matt Carson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 23 KC Did not play.
Apr. 22 KC Did not play.
Apr. 21 KC Did not play.
Apr. 20 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 19 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 18 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 17 @Det Did not play.
Apr. 16 @Det Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Det Did not play.
Apr. 13 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 12 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 11 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 10 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 9 SD Did not play.
Apr. 9 SD Did not play.
Apr. 8 SD Did not play.
Apr. 8 SD Did not play.
Apr. 7 SD Did not play.
Apr. 6 Min Did not play.
Apr. 5 Min Did not play.
Apr. 4 Min Did not play.
Apr. 2 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 2 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 1 @Oak Did not play.
Mar. 31 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Matt Carson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2013 18 4 14 1
2012 22 15 9 2
2010 33 6 3 25 1
2009 9 1 8 1

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Matt Carson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013311201.0002.0003.000
2012211010.238.286.590

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201384013.500.5001.100
2012452030.222.222.440

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201353012.800.8001.600
2012171010.118.118.235

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201362121.5001.0001.625
2012492030.265.286.574
Matt Carson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 23 AA TRE 103 99 0% 24.3% 0.00 75% .247 .081
2005 23 AA TRE 103 99 0% 24.3% 0.00 75% .247 .081
2006 24 AA TRE 97 86 4.1% 25.8% 0.16 71% .339 .186
2006 24 AA TRE 97 86 4.1% 25.8% 0.16 71% .339 .186
2007 25 AA TRE 521 471 6.3% 20.9% 0.30 77% .292 .166
2007 25 AA TRE 521 471 6.3% 20.9% 0.30 77% .292 .166
2008 26 AA TRE 122 112 7.4% 16.4% 0.45 82% .299 .268
2008 26 AA TRE 122 112 7.4% 16.4% 0.45 82% .299 .268
2008 26 AAA SCR 339 305 6.2% 18.6% 0.33 79% .336 .170
2008 26 AAA SCR 339 305 6.2% 18.6% 0.33 79% .336 .170
2009 27 AAA SAC 493 440 7.7% 19.1% 0.40 79% .283 .250
2009 27 AAA SAC 493 440 7.7% 19.1% 0.40 79% .283 .250
2009 27 MAJ OAK 22 21 0% 31.8% 0.00 67% .385 .143
2010 28 AAA Sac 276 244 8.7% 21% 0.41 76% .353 .250
2010 28 MAJ CHN 28 27 3.6% 42.9% 0.08 56% .333 .037
2010 28 MAJ OAK 83 79 2.4% 27.7% 0.09 71% .192 .177
2010  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHN/OAK 111 106 2.7% 31.5% 0.09 67% .224 .142
2011 29 AAA Sac 400 368 6.8% 22% 0.31 76% .330 .253
2011 29 AAA Dur 95 84 9.5% 26.3% 0.36 70% .296 .262
2012 30 AAA Roc 469 422 7.9% 22.6% 0.35 75% .348 .175
2012 30 MAJ MIN 69 66 2.9% 30.4% 0.10 68% .333 .015
2013 31 AAA Col 490 436 8% 24.3% 0.33 73% .317 .142
2013 31 MAJ CLE 13 11 7.7% 7.7% 1.00 91% .667 .273
2014 32 AAA Col 62 51 14.5% 30.6% 0.47 63% .469 .059
3-Year Averages MAJ   39 38 2.6% 28.2% 0.09 71% .407 .000
Career MAJ   357 340 2.5% 31.4% 0.08 67% .286 .117

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Matt Carson (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Clay Rapada ANA 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Scott Feldman HOU 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Bruce Chen KC 5 3 1 1 0 1 0 .600 1.400 2.000
Scott Atchison CLE 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Gonzalez Germen NY-N 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Ryan Cook OAK 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Casey Janssen TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jim Johnson OAK 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Darren O'Day BAL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Stephen Pryor SEA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Worst Matchups for Matt Carson (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Vin Mazzaro PIT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Lucas Harrell HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
Frank Herrmann CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Aaron Crow KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jorge De Leon HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Steve Delabar TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Cody Eppley PIT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tanner Scheppers TEX 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tommy Hunter BAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Addison Reed AZ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Matt Carson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Carson re-signed with the Indians on a minor league deal, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

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Carson was non-tendered by the Indians on Monday and will become a free agent.

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Carson's contract was selected from Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday.

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Carson left Saturday's game after running into the outfield wall, the Seattle Times' Geoff Baker reports.

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Carson signed a minor league contract with Cleveland, Baseball America reports.

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Carson was outrighted off the 40-man roster by Minnesota.

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Carson will start the second game of Sunday's doubleheader.

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Carson is in Wednesday's lineup in left field, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Carson will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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Carson is likely to be recalled from Triple-A Rochester with Denard Span placed on the DL, ESPN 1500 am Twin Cities reports.

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Carson was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.

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Carson will start in right field Sunday, MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Matt Carson.

2012

He hit .279 with 24 home runs between two teams at Triple-A last season, but he's a long shot to win a roster spot this spring and likely just adds depth at Triple-A.