LAKEWOOD ALUMNI PROFILE


Name: Mike Carp
High School: Lakewood HS (2004)
Position: Infielder
Drafted: Drafted by New York Mets 9th round 2004
Minor Leagues: Played 3 seasons - Gulf Coast Mets,Hegerstown,St Lucie
Pro Highlights: METS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE AWARDS The New York Mets announced today that first baseman Mike Carp was named the Sterling Minor League Organizational Player-of-the-Year, while right-handed pitcher Mike Devaney earned Sterling Pitcher-of-the-Year honors Carp hit .287 (141-491) with 69 runs scored, 27 doubles, one triple, 17 home runs, 88 RBI with 51 walks and 107 strikeouts in 137 games for St. Lucie. He finished second in the FSL in RBI and reached base in 30 consecutive road games which was the second-longest such streak in the League. Mike batted .350 (7-20) in the post-season to help St. Lucie capture the Florida State League championship. May 21, 2006 Sunday Minor League Report (Blog Edition) The outfield wall at Mike Carp’s high school measures 36 feet tall, and is 440 feet from home plate in dead-center. Yet the first baseman still managed 11 homers in his high school career – breaking a school record held by current Diamondback Damion Easley. “He hit some bombs in his days with us,” said prep coach Spud O’Neil about Carp, the Mets’ ninth-round pick in 2004 from Lakewood (Calif.) High School.
Stats: Games played 283, AB 995, R 148, 2B 51, HR 40, RBI 177, BB 108, 254 SO, HBP 51, .271 Avg

 
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