The Astros have agreed to terms with Chris Carter and Carlos Corporan on one-year contracts for the 2015 season.
#Astros looking to move Chris Carter (.212 BA, but 21 HRs). Also would listen on SPs: Cosart, Keuchel, McHugh
Houston Chronicle "Fewer options may actually benefit a small group of players in Astros’ camp. As the date nears for the first cuts of the pre-season, there is a handful of players who likely won’t be packing their bags in that initial round. In fact, these nine players will get long and even extra looks and their..." February 26
Houston Chronicle "Chris Carter lightly waves a long black bat. His hands are loose; his gloves engulf the handle. Just before the ball arrives, Carter allows the stick to briefly touch his thick right shoulder. Then he cranks. It’s a swift, smooth, strong stroke. Pure speed, all power, few holes. The ball..." February 19
SB Nation "I've had several requests for a look at new Houston Astros slugger Vernon Christopher Carter, who is no longer a rookie or prospect of course but is nonetheless intriguing. I decided to do this Retrospective a little differently than most, looking back at all the reports about Carter that I've..." February 13
The Crawfish Boxes "Oakland, under general manager Billy Beane, has become known for their rapid roster turnover and constant wheeling and dealing. However, one player who has managed to stick around in green and gold for a few seasons now is Chris Carter, a slugging first baseman who has followed a bit of a roller..." February 05