Carter Capps

Carter Capps #22

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/220
  • Age: 25


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Carter Capps Stats

1-0 1.16 31.0 58 0.81

Carter Capps MLB Career Stats

4-3 3.99 135.1 177 1.34

Carter Capps Bio

  • Full Name: Carter Lewis Capps
  • Born: 8/7/1990 in Kinston, NC
  • Draft: 2011, Seattle Mariners, 2nd rd. (121st overall)
  • College: Mount Olive, NC
  • Debut: August 3, 2012
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2015 Stats 1 0 1.16 30 0 0 31.0 58 0.81
MLB Career Stats 4 3 3.99 118 0 0 135.1 177 1.34
  • Status: Active

Carter Capps 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 Marlins NL 255 Four-seam FB 98.03 101.70 2176.00 8.29 88.35
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.88 92.52 2212.00 6.16 89.92


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October 8, 2015 at 8:05 AM ET

Capps shows great promise in 2015

Marlins right-hander Carter Capps finished the 2015 regular season with a 1-0 record, a 1.16 ERA, a 0.81 WHIP and 58 strikeouts across 31 innings.

September 25, 2015 at 11:07 PM ET

Capps shut down, Stanton decision coming

The 20 pitches Carter Capps threw on Thursday in a simulated game will end up being the final tosses by the right-hander this year. Capps is still experiencing discomfort, the Marlins have decided to shut down the 25-year-old.


Carter Capps Awards

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Tacoma PCL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Seattle AL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Jackson SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Jackson SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Jackson SOU

Carter Capps Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Miami Marlins activated RHP Carter Capps from the 15-day disabled list.
August 3, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP Carter Capps on the 15-day disabled list. Right elbow strain
May 19, 2015 Miami Marlins recalled RHP Carter Capps from New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 16, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned RHP Carter Capps to New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 13, 2015 Miami Marlins recalled Carter Capps from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 24, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned RHP Carter Capps to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 1, 2014 Carter Capps roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
August 30, 2014 Miami Marlins sent RHP Carter Capps on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
August 25, 2014 Miami Marlins sent RHP Carter Capps on a rehab assignment to GCL Marlins.
June 4, 2014 Miami Marlins transferred RHP Carter Capps from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right elbow sprain
May 27, 2014 Miami Marlins placed RHP Carter Capps on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2014. right elbow sprain
April 23, 2014 Miami Marlins recalled RHP Carter Capps from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 25, 2014 Miami Marlins optioned RHP Carter Capps to New Orleans Zephyrs.
December 13, 2013 Seattle Mariners traded RHP Carter Capps to Miami Marlins for RF Logan Morrison.
August 6, 2013 Seattle Mariners recalled Carter Capps from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners optioned Carter Capps to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 31, 2012 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Carter Capps from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 27, 2012 Carter Capps assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.
April 4, 2012 Carter Capps assigned to Jackson Generals from Clinton LumberKings.
March 9, 2012 RHP Carter Capps assigned to Seattle Mariners.
August 13, 2011 Carter Capps assigned to Clinton LumberKings from Seattle Mariners.
August 10, 2011 Seattle Mariners signed RHP Carter Capps.

Carter Lewis Capps Bio Info

Carter Lewis Capps...graduated from North Lenoir (NC) High School in 2008 before attending Mount Olive (NC) College... earned 2010-11 Carolinas Male Athlete of the Year after going 14-1 with two saves and a 1.75 ERA in 20 games (15 starts)... established a NCAA Division II record by earning 24 consecutive wins over 2010 (10-0) and 2011 (14-1) seasons...honored as Division II National Pitcher of the Year following 2011 campaign.


Missed majority of season due to right elbow sprain, finishing with no record and 3.98 ERA (20.1 IP/9 ER) in 17 appearances with Miami...Recorded 25 strikeouts compared to just five walks. Ranked tied for 11th among NL relievers in SO/BB ratio (5.00) with teammate Chris Hatcher (60/12), min. 20.0 innings pitched...Opened season at Triple-A New Orleans, making seven appearances with an 0-1 record and 1.64 ERA (11.0/2)...Earned promotion to Miami on April 23 and made season debut on April 27 at Citi Field against Mets, tossing 2.0 innings while recording three strikeouts...Tossed season-high 2.0 innings three times: April 27 at Mets, May 3 vs. Dodgers and May 15 at San Francisco...Came out of bullpen nine times before landing on disabled list on May 27 (retro to May 26)...Made three rehab starts between GCL Marlins and Class A Jupiter, with no record and 0.00 ERA (3.1 IP). Walked two while striking out four...Returned from rehab on September 1 and made eight appearances out of bullpen over final month. Allowed five runs in 8.1 innings (5.40 ERA) with two walks and 10 strikeouts.


Started season in Mariners bullpen prior to three-week stint at Triple-A Tacoma in July/August. Ranked tied for third among Mariners relievers in innings pitched (59.0), while his 53 appearances ranked fifth. Among American League rookie relievers, had third-highest strikeouts/9.0 IP at 10.07, ranked fourth in strikeouts (66) and appearances, fifth in holds (9) and seventh in innings pitched. His 66 strikeouts were tied with Brandon Morrow for seventh-most by a Mariners rookie reliever. Trailed Enrique Romo (92 in 1977), Danny Farquhar (79 in 2013), Kazuhiro Sasaki (78 in 2000), Bill Wilkinson (73 in 1987), Yoervis Medina (71 in 2013) and Rafael Soriano (68 in 2003). Recorded first Major League win on April 18 vs. Detroit. Tossed season-high 2.0 scoreless innings while striking out three. Would equal innings total eight times over remainder of season. Tied career high with four strikeouts on June 25 vs. Pittsburgh. Optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on July 10 and made seven appearances with Rainiers before being recalled on August 6. Allowed three runs (two earned) in 11.0 innings pitched (1.64 ERA) with Tacoma.

2012 At the Major League level appeared in 18 games in relief, posting a 3.96 ERA (11 ER, 25.0 IP) with 28 strikeouts (10.08 K/9.0 IP) ... Recorded at least one strikeout in 14 of 18 appearances ... Ranked 2nd among AL relievers in average fastball velocity at 98.3 mph ( ... Made his MLB debut Aug. 3 at New York (AL)...became the 3rd player from the 2011 draft class to make his MLB Debut (Trevor Bauer, Arizona & Cody Allen, Cleveland)...made his pro debut less than a year after making his MiLB debut with Clinton (8/15/11) ... Made only 43 minor league appearances prior to making MLB debut (4 in '11, 39 in '12) ... Named the Mariners Minor League Pitcher of the Year combining to go 2-3, 1.23 ERA (7 ER, 51.1 IP) and 75 strikeouts (13.1 K/9.0 IP) in 39 relief appearances with AA Jackson (38 G) and AAA Tacoma (1 G) ... Selected from AAA Tacoma July 31 after making only one appearance with the Rainiers... was promoted to AAA on July 27 ... In 38 appearances with AA Jackson went 2-3 with 19 saves and a 1.26 ERA (7 ER, 50.0 IP)... led the Southern League in saves (19), K/9.0 IP (12.96/72 K, 50.0 IP), 3rd in games finished (31) and 5th-lowest in walks per 9.0 innings (2.16) at time of promotion...struck out 72 batters and held opponents to a .212 (40x189) batting average ... Selected by Baseball America as the No. 19 prospect in the Southern League...also mentioned in the publications Best Tools survey for having the best fastball and as the league's top relievers (voted on my league managers, coaches and scouts). 2011 Began pro career with Clinton, making 4 starts...pitched 4.0 scoreless innings but finished with 3 ER over 4.2 IP in pro debut on Aug. 15 at Peoria (4.2,5,3,3,1,6,WP)...earned first career win on Aug. 21 vs. Kane County (5.0,4,1,1,3,5,HR,HB)...participated in the 2011 Mariners Instructional League.