The Padres reportedly avoided arbitration with hard-throwing right-hander Carter Capps on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with the reliever for $1.06 million, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.
Padres right-hander Carter Capps appears to be headed for offseason surgery to address thoracic outlet syndrome. The club is hopeful he will be fully recovered by Spring Training.
Padres right-hander Carter Capps is done for the season after being placed on the 60-day disabled list with a blood clot on Tuesday. San Diego also announced that it selected the contract of right-hander Cory Mazzoni from Triple-A El Paso.
More than a year after joining the Padres — and more than two years since he last pitched in a big league game — Carter Capps is officially on San Diego’s active roster.
Padres right-hander Carter Capps began his second rehab stint Tuesday, pitching one inning for Triple-A El Paso. Capps allowed one run and struck out one as he continues to recover from Tommy John surgery in March 2016.
Carter Capps was merely throwing a simulated inning on Tuesday as he continues his recovery from the Tommy John surgery he had 13 months ago. But he came out of the session feeling good, and the Padres think the hard-throwing right-hander is on track for a rehab assignment early next week.
Padres flamethrower Carter Capps felt the nerves during the seventh inning of Monday afternoon’s 12-2 victory over the Mariners. It had been a while since he took a Major League mound, after all.
Carter Capps just celebrated an anniversary of sorts. It was one year ago on Thursday that he underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Padres reliever Carter Capps is on pace to pitch in games by the second week of March, putting him in line to reach his lofty goal. It’s somewhat rare for pitchers to return from Tommy John surgery in fewer than 14 months, and he’s ahead of schedule by industry standards.
The Padres have settled with right-handed relief pitcher Carter Capps on a $987,500 salary for the 2017 season, thereby avoiding arbitration, according to multiple sources. The club has not confirmed the deal, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.
Going into last Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline on the disabled list, Carter Capps wasn’t expecting to be traded from the Marlins. But the 25-year-old said he couldn’t have asked for an easier transition to San Diego after learning from his wife that he was going to the Padres.
If the Miami Marlins hope to contend in 2016, they’ll have to do so without one of their best reliever. Carter Capps underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday and will likely miss all of 2016, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. [2016 Yahoo Fantasy Baseball is open for business. Sign up now] The news doesn’t come […]