Date of Birth: 06/30/1986
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 210 lbs
Pro Experience: Seattle (2009-12), Boston (2013-14), Texas (2014)
Resides: Seal Beach, CA
Previous Team: Oklahoma City (AAA, LA-NL)
Highest Level: MLB
Mike Carp joins the Bees for his first season in the Atlantic League and 13th of professional baseball. The former big leaguer last played in 2015 with Triple-A Oklahoma City of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.
The 33-year-old began his professional career with the New York Mets after being selected in the ninth round of the 2004 MLB amateur draft. After five impressive campaigns in the Mets organization, he was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 2009, which is when he would make his Major League debut. Carp would spend four years in the big leagues with the Mariners before heading over to the Boston Red Sox in 2013, where he was a member of the World Series Championship club. During that season, he appeared in 86 games for the Red Sox, collecting a .296 batting average with 18 doubles, nine home runs, and 43 RBI. The slugger's last campaign in the Majors came in 2014, when he split time between Boston and the Texas Rangers. In 318 career games in the Major Leagues, he holds a .254 batting average with 51 doubles, 27 home runs, 127 RBI, and 97 runs scored.
Over the course of 852 career minor league games, Mike has comprised a .275 batting average with 163 doubles, 137 home runs, 525 RBI, and 475 runs scored.