Chris Carter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Carter reaches agreement to sign with Athletics

    Fanrag Sports "Barely a week after the New York Yankees made the decision to release Chris Carter, the veteran slugger found a new home. The Oakland Athletics and Carter agreed on terms Wednesday night, sources tell FanRag Sports. This will be the 30-year-old power bat’s fourth team in three years but bring..." July 20

  • Chris Carter likely to land with either Rangers or Athletics

    Fanrag Sports "Although he is less than one full season removed from blasting a National League-leading 41 home runs for the Milwaukee Brewers, veteran first baseman Chris Carter now finds himself on the open market as a free agent. However, a source close to the situation has informed FanRag Sports that there..." July 16

  • Yankees release Chris Carter

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Yankees have released first baseman Chris Carter. Carter was designated for assignment earlier in the season by New York, but accepted an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, before he returned to the major league roster after injuries decimated the team’s plans at first..." July 11

  • Yankees call up latest 1st base hope after axing Chris Carter

    New York Post "Yankees fans have been clamoring for months for anyone to replace Chris Carter at first base. On Tuesday, that’s what they got. Following a 4-1 loss to the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, the long-struggling Carter was designated for assignment for the second time in less than two weeks, with the..." July 04

  • Chris Carter returns to Yankees 5 days after being DFA'd

    New York Post "When Chris Carter was designated for assignment early Saturday morning, the first baseman decided to hang around New York for a few days, though he did express a desire to go to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Carter, who never reported to the Yankees’ affiliate after accepting an assignment..." June 30

  • Chris Carter designated for assignment; Yankees promote 1B Tyler Austin from minors

    ESPN "The New York Yankees have designated Chris Carter for assignment and will promote Tyler Austin from the minors in an attempt to boost their production at first base. The Yankees announced the moves late Friday after their extra-innings victory over the Texas Rangers. Austin will be recalled..." June 24

  • Yankees' Cashman: Girardi asked about replacing Carter at 1st base

    Newsday "Chris Carter has at least one important person in his corner, even if it is not Yankees manager Joe Girardi. Addressing reporters before Wednesday night’s game against the Angels, general manager Brian Cashman essentially said the struggling first baseman is the Yankees’ best available..." June 22