David Carpenter

David Carpenter

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/230
  • Age: 30

David Carpenter Stats

0-1 4.01 24.2 15 1.38

David Carpenter MLB Career Stats

11-11 3.66 211.1 216 1.34

David Carpenter Bio

  • Full Name: Darrell David Carpenter
  • Born: 7/15/1985 in Morgantown, WV
  • Draft: 2006, St. Louis Cardinals, 12th rd. (376th overall)
  • College: West Virginia
  • Debut: June 30, 2011
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2015 Stats 0 1 4.01 30 0 0 24.2 15 1.38
MLB Career Stats 11 11 3.66 218 0 4 211.1 216 1.34
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

David Carpenter Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Braves NL 260 Four-seam FB 95.40 95.12 2154.00 6.37 91.39
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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November 18, 2015 at 8:18 PM ET

Carpenter chooses free agency

The Nationals outrighted right-hander David Carpenter to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday, but he elected free agency instead.

August 19, 2015 at 10:34 PM ET

Carpenter eyes return with rehab assignment

Nationals reliever David Carpenter, who hasn't pitched since July 5, started a rehab assignment on Wednesday with one inning at Class A Advanced Potomac.


David Carpenter Awards

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Okla. City PCL

David Carpenter Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2014 3 24th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2014 19 17th in NL

David Carpenter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 24, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP David Carpenter to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 18, 2015 Washington Nationals sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Syracuse Chiefs.
November 3, 2015 Washington Nationals activated RHP David Carpenter from the 60-day disabled list.
September 1, 2015 Washington Nationals transferred RHP David Carpenter from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation
August 21, 2015 Washington Nationals sent RHP David Carpenter on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
August 19, 2015 Washington Nationals sent RHP David Carpenter on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
July 17, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 12, 2015. Right shoulder inflammation
July 9, 2015 Washington Nationals activated RHP David Carpenter from the paternity list.
July 6, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP David Carpenter on the paternity list.
June 12, 2015 Washington Nationals activated RHP David Carpenter.
June 11, 2015 New York Yankees traded RHP David Carpenter to Washington Nationals for 2B Tony Renda.
June 3, 2015 New York Yankees designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment.
January 1, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Chasen Shreve and RHP David Carpenter to New York Yankees for LHP Manny Banuelos.
July 2, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated RHP David Carpenter from the 15-day disabled list.
June 28, 2014 Atlanta Braves sent RHP David Carpenter on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
June 17, 2014 Atlanta Braves placed RHP David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right biceps
April 30, 2013 Atlanta Braves recalled RHP David Carpenter from Gwinnett Braves.
April 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves optioned David Carpenter to Gwinnett Braves.
April 20, 2013 Atlanta Braves recalled David Carpenter from Gwinnett Braves.
March 26, 2013 Atlanta Braves optioned David Carpenter to Gwinnett Braves.
November 30, 2012 Atlanta Braves claimed David Carpenter off waivers from Boston Red Sox.
November 20, 2012 Boston Red Sox designated David Carpenter for assignment.
October 21, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays traded RHP David Carpenter to Boston Red Sox for SS Mike Aviles.
September 7, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled David Carpenter from Las Vegas 51s.
August 11, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays optioned David Carpenter to Las Vegas 51s.
August 10, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled David Carpenter from Las Vegas 51s.
July 21, 2012 David Carpenter assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
July 20, 2012 Houston Astros Traded RHP Brandon Lyon, LHP J.A. Happ and RHP David Carpenter to Toronto Blue Jays; Toronto Blue Jays Traded RHP Francisco Cordero and LF Ben Francisco to Houston Astros; Bluefield Blue Jays Traded RHP Joe Musgrove to Greeneville Astros; Dunedin Blue Jays Traded RHP Asher Wojciechowski to Corpus Christi Hooks; Lansing Lugnuts Traded LHP David Rollins to Lexington Legends and Lansing Lugnuts Traded C Carlos Perez to Lancaster JetHawks.
July 9, 2012 Houston Astros optioned RHP David Carpenter to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 28, 2012 Houston Astros recalled David Carpenter from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 15, 2012 Houston Astros optioned David Carpenter to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 29, 2011 Houston Astros recalled David Carpenter from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 11, 2011 David Carpenter assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 1, 2011 David Carpenter assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 30, 2011 David Carpenter assigned to Houston Astros.
March 14, 2011 Houston Astros optioned David Carpenter to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
November 19, 2010 Houston Astros selected the contract of David Carpenter from Lancaster JetHawks.
August 21, 2010 David Carpenter roster status changed by Lancaster JetHawks.
August 20, 2010 Lancaster JetHawks placed RHP David Carpenter on the reserve list.
August 19, 2010 Houston Astros Traded 3B Pedro Feliz to St. Louis Cardinals and Palm Beach Cardinals Traded David Carpenter to Lancaster JetHawks.
April 3, 2010 David Carpenter assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from Quad Cities River Bandits.

Darrell David Carpenter Bio Info

Resides in Fairmont, WV...In 2006, was an All-Big East selection as a catcher for West Virginia University after hitting .316 with seven homers and 38 RBI...Spent his first two full seasons of professional ball from 2006-07 as a catcher before converting to pitching mid-way through the 2008 season...He hit .208 over three minor league seasons as a catcher...Signed by Brian Hopkins (Cardinals).

Went 6-4 with three saves and a 3.54 ERA (61.0IP, 24ER) and 67K in a career-high 65 relief appearances withthe Braves…retired 48-of-65 first batters faced (73.8%)…stranded 23-of-27 inherited runners (85.2%)... Won a career-high five straight decisions from 9/20/13-5/23/14... Earned the save on 4/14 at Philadelphia, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning…was his first Major League save since8/28/11 at San Francisco w/ Houston... Was placed on the 15-day disabled list from 6/17-7/2 with a strained right biceps... Struck out the 200th batter of his career on 9/23 vs. Pittsburgh (Jordy Mercer).

Spent the majority of his first season in the Atlanta organization with the Major League club, appearing in 56 games for the Braves. Posted a 4-1 record with a 1.78 ERA, while striking out 74 over 65.2 IP. His 1.78 ERA ranked as the third-best bullpen ERA for the Braves behind Craig Kimbrel (1.31) and Luis Avilan (1.52). It was the 10th-best mark among major league relievers and the fifth-best mark in the National League. Set career highs in games (56), innings pitched (65.2) and strikeouts (74) and his 1.78 ERA was a career low. Opened the season with the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves and made four relief appearances (11.1 IP/6ER) before being recalled on 4/20 in place of the injured Blake DeWitt. Was optioned to GWI on 4/22 and appeared in two games before being recalled for a second and final time on 4/30. Among National League relievers with 60 or fewer appearances, ranked tied for fourth with 74 strikeouts. 2013 marked his first postseason appearance. He pitched in three National League Division Series games vs. LAD, going 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA. Tossed a perfect eighth inning in his postseason debut in Game 1 on 10/3 vs. LAD and notched a hold on 10/4 in Game 2 (0.2 IP/2 ER). Was saddled with the loss in Game 4 (on 10/7) of the NLDS at LAD after surrendering a two-run homer to Juan Uribe in the eighth inning of a 3-2 game. Owned a 1.38 ERA (32.2 IP/5 ER) and a .173 opponents' batting average over his final 33 appearances of the season (since 7/23). Allowed just one run on four hits in 13 appearances (13.0 innings) in the month of September. Equaled his career high with 3.0 IP on 5/29 vs. TOR and 7/20 at CWS.

2012 Split the season between Houston and Toronto organizations, logging 56 relief appearances between Triple-A and Major League levels. Began the year in Houston, going 0-2 with a 6.07 ERA in 30 relief outings. Also spent two stints (5/17-24, 7/12-17) with Triple-A Oklahoma City, going 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA and three saves in three chances. Held Pacific Coast League opponents to a .212 average in seven total appearances. Included as part of a 10-player trade with Toronto on 7/20...Joined Triple-A Las Vegas and went 0-1 with a 3.57 ERA and one save in 16 relief outings for the 51's. Held PCL opponents to a .221 average. Acquired by Boston on 10/21 along with manager John Farrell in exchange for infielder Mike Aviles. Designated for assignment by Boston on 11/20; claimed off waivers by Atlanta on 11/30. 2011 Made his MLB debut and made 34 relief apps. for Houston, collecting one save in 27.2 innings pitched...held lefties to a .190 (8x42) average...posted a 2.00 ERA (4ER/18IP) in 17 home games...began the year at Double A Corpus Christi before being promoted to Triple A Oklahoma City on May 11...recalled to Houston from OKC on June 29 and made his MLB debut on June 30 vs. TEX (0ER/1IP)...was one of 11 Astros players, seven pitchers, to make their MLB debut this season...began his Astros career with five consecutive scoreless apps. (4.1IP) from June 30- July 15...marked the most consecutive scoreless apps for an Astros rookie to begin his career since 2003 when Mike Gallo went 11 straight to begin his career (July 2-27)...combined with his minor league numbers, went 28 straight scoreless appearances (27.1IP) between the Majors (5g; 4.1IP), Triple A (19g; 19IP) and Double A (4g; 4IP)...did not allow a run from May 1-July 18...picked up his first MLB save on Aug. 28 at SF, a 4-3 win in 11 innings for Houston...earned his first MLB win on Sept. 19 at CIN after tossing 0.1 of an inning in a tie game, which ended as a 3-2 win...appeared in a career-high 67 games combined this season in the minor and Major Leagues, tossing 60.2 innings...combined to pitch in 33 games with OKC and Double A Corpus Christi (0-1, 14 SV, 1.91 ERA; 7ER/33IP)...promoted to OKC on May 11...in 19 outings at OKC, tossed 19.0 scoreless innings with nine saves...named a Pacific Coast League All-Star, but was replaced on the roster after being recalled to the Majors...pitched for the Leones del Escodigo in the Dominican Winter League, making 10 appearances and posting a 1-0 record and a 3.48 ERA (4ER/10.1IP) 2010 Went 6-4 with 20 saves and a 2.51 ERA (17ER/61IP) in 55 relief appearances combined with Class A Palm Beach and Class A Lancaster... as Palm Beach's closer, was 5-3 with a career-high 20 saves and a 2.36 ERA (14ER/53.1IP)... also struck out 50 in 53.1 innings pitched... his 20 saves ranked fifth in the Florida State League. 2009 Finished fifth among Cardinals minor leaguers in saves (12) and tied for seventh in appearances (52) in his first full season as a pitcher... was 5-3 with a 4.28 ERA (32ER/67.1IP) in 52 relief outings. 2008 Made the move to the mound after two-plus pro seasons as a catcher... started the season as a catcher with Class A Quad Cities of the Midwest League and had three consecutive multi-hit games from April 12-16... hit .175 with a homer and three RBI in 12 games with Class A Advanced Palm Beach... changed positions to become a pitcher and posted a 1.04 ERA with three saves in nine outings with the Rookie Gulf Coast League Cardinals... promoted to Class A Short-Season Batavia on Aug. 8... struck out a season-high four in two scoreless innings on Aug. 23. 2007 Hit .429 (12x28) with a homer, five RBI. 2006 Committed two errors in 182 total chances for a .989 fielding percentage behind the plate at State College...his first professional hit (single) came on June 25 against Batavia...also collected his first multi-hit game that day.