Chris Carpenter Injury Update: Red Sox Pitcher To Have Elbow Surgery On Thursday, According To Report

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Carpenter, also known as the player Boston picked up as compensation for losing general manager Theo Epstein to the Chicago Cubs, will undergo elbow surgery on Thursday (via WEEI).

Carpenter has made two Spring Training appearances (1.2 innings) this season and given up six hits, five walks and four earned runs while only striking out one batter.

Carpenter was picked up by Boston back in February after four months of negotiations about compensation for Epstein.

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