• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers trade Matt Carson to Athletics

    The Dodgers traded outfielder Matt Carson to the Athletics for cash on Friday, per SB Nation. Carson played for the A's in 2009 and 2010. He was hitting .179 with no home runs and nine RBI at the Dodgers' Triple-A club in Oklahoma City.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers reassign Kyle Jensen, Matt Carson to minors

    The Dodgers reassigned two outfielders to minor league camp on Sunday. Kyle Jensen, who joined the organization after playing in the Marlins' minor league system for the last few years, was one of the cuts. He hit .409 in 16 spring games for the Dodgers. The second cut was Matt Carson , who played in the Indians' organization last year. He hit .190 this spring, with two home runs.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Indians finalize opening day roster

    The Indians announced several roster moves Sunday as they finalize their opening day roster. The Indians purchased the contracts of reliever Scott Atchison, DH Jason Giambi and outfielder Nyjer Morgan. They also placed Michael Bourn (left hamstring strain) and Giambi (rib fracture) on the 15-day disabed list. Pitchers Frank Herrmann and Colt Hynes were designated for assignment. Outfielder Matt Carson and infielder Ryan Rohlinger were reassigned to minor-league camp.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Matt Carson waived by Indians

    Veteran outfielder Matt Carson has lost his bid for a roster spot with the Indians. He was released on Saturday. The 32-year-old career minor leaguer helped the team earn a playoff spot late last season by smacking seven hits in 11 at-bats, including a game-winning single against Houston.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Matt Carson goes hitless in return Monday

    Indians outfielder Matt Carson return to action Monday, going 0 for 2 and striking out once in his team's 5-4 loss to the Reds. Carson was bothered by a hand injury over the weekend but needed just two days off before getting back on the field. He has hit .269/.367/.462 with one home run and four RBI in 26 at-bats.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Hand injury still bothering Matt Carson

    Indians outfielder Matt Carson was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the Cubs because of a hand injury, MLB.com reports. Carson was was hit on the hand by a pitch Friday."He went out and did some stuff today," manager Terry Francona said. "In his own words, he says he's 80 percent. That doesn't make much sense for him to play."

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Indians sign three to minor-league deals

    The Indians have signed outfielder Matt Carson, and right-handers Tyler Cloyd and Travis Banwart all to minor-league deals, with an invitation to spring training, according to MLB.com.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Indians non-tender three Monday

    The Indians non-tendered three of their nine arbitration eligible players Monday, opting to allow catcher Lou Marson, outfielder Matt Carson and pitcher Tyler Cloyd to walk in free agency.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Matt Carson hits first home run

    Cleveland outfielder Matt Carson hit his first home run with the club in Sunday's win over the White Sox.Carson, a 32-year-old called up with expanded rosters, hadn't homered in the major leagues since 2010 with Oakland. In 342 career at-bats, Carson owns a .222/.239/.327 line.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Indians call up Matt Carson

    The Indians have called up outfielder Matt Carson from Triple-A Columbus, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Carson, 32, is hitting .252/.322/.394 in 490 plate appearances for Columbus.