Carl Allen Webster... Is a 2008 graduate of McMichael (N.C.) High School…earned North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA) 2-A All-State honors his senior season...Signed by Lon Joyce (Dodgers).
Pitched for Samsung in the Korean Baseball Organization last season, going 4-4 with a 5.70 ERA (45 ER/71.0 IP) over 12 games/starts…average 7.5 strikeouts per 9 innings (59 SO/71.0 IP), best among Lions starters…was teammates with Hyoung-woo Choi, who led the KBO in batting (.376) and RBI (144).
Made 11 starts in his second season with Boston and went 5-3 with a 5.03 ERA (33 ER in 59.0 IP) and 36 strikeouts... Was 5-0 in starts yielding three earned runs or less, posting a 3.19 ERA (17 ER in 48.0 IP) in 8 such outings... In his final four starts from Sept. 5-25, went 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA (seven ER in 24.0 IP), including a career-high 7.0 innings in his last start of the season on Sept. 25 vs. Rays (1 ER)... Went 4-4 with a 3.10 ERA (42 ER in 122.0 IP) and 100 strikeouts in 21 games (20 starts) for Pawtucket... Ranked among IL pitchers in ERA (4th), opponent average (3rd, .230) and WHIP (4th, 1.24)... Recorded a 4.0-inning save in his lone relief appearance on July 13 @ Toledo, his first Minor League save since July 8, 2008 @ Gulf Coast League Nationals... Rated by Baseball America as Boston's No. 4 prospect, possessing the Best Slider in the organization entering the season…also tabbed by Baseball America as having the Best Changeup in the International League following the season.
Spent time with both Triple-A Pawtucket and BOS in his 1st full season in the Red Sox organization...Made ML debut and appeared in 8 total games (7 starts) with BOS over 4 stints. Made ML debut in a start on 4/21 vs. KC (GM 2)...Was added to the Sox roster as the 26th man for the DH at Fenway Park (ND, 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, BB, 5 SO). Earned 1st ML win on 7/4 vs. SD (6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO). Each of first 6 appearances for the Red Sox were starts. Recalled for final time on 9/8 and spent the remainder of the season with BOS...Made only relief appearance on 9/15 vs. NYY (1 R/ER, 1.0 IP). Made a spot start in place of John Lackey on the final day of the regular season, 9/29 at BAL...Threw 3.0 hitless innings, allowing 3 BB while recording 2 SO and left with a 4-0 lead in the Sox eventual 7-6 loss. Led Pawtucket and ranked T-7th among all International League pitchers with 116 SO. Held International League opponents to a .190 AVG (71-for-374)...With RISP, Triple-A opponents hit .218 (19-for- 87) and just .200 (8-for-40) with RISP and 2 outs against him. Allowed 3 ER or less in 18 of 21 starts for the PawSox, including each of his final 8 regular-season starts...Went 3-1 with a 2.56 ERA (13 ER/45.2 IP) in that 8-game stretch. Fanned a season-high 12 batters on 7/31 vs. Norfolk. Won a season-high 5 straight starts from 5/3-6/1 and was 5-0 with a 2.25 ERA (7 ER/28.0 IP) in that span...That stretch included a perfect 4-0 record with a 2.08 ERA (5 ER/21.2 IP), 11 BB, 25 SO in 4 starts in May. Made 1 appearance for the PawSox in the IL Playoffs...Threw 1.0 scoreless inning in Game 1 of the IL Semifinals vs. Rochester on 9/4.
Spent entire season with Triple-A Pawtucket...Made 3 starts to begin the season and
came out of the bullpen for his last 37 games, his 1st professional relief outings.
Posted a 3.36 ERA (22 ER/59.0 IP) and recorded 62 strikeouts in relief...His 9.46 strikeout per 9.0 IP rate out
of the bullpen ranked 3rd among International League relievers.
Led the PawSox in outings and relief innings...Tied for the International League lead with 3 balks.
Collected 1st save on 7/2 vs. Rochester.
Struck out 5 in 4.2 perfect innings over 4 playoff games en route to Pawtucket winning the Governors' Cup
championship...Tied for 1st among IL playoff leaders in appearances with teammate Jose De La Torre.
Entered the season as the No. 11 prospect in the Red Sox system, No. 3 pitcher, according to Baseball
America...Also chosen by the publication as having the system's best fastball and best slider.
Posted a 3.86 ERA (56 ER/130.2 IP) in 29 outings (24 starts) between LAD's Double-A
Chattanooga and Double-A Portland.
Tied for 10th among Double-A hurlers with 129 strikeouts.
Allowed just 2 homers in 130.2 innings for a rate of only 0.14 home runs per 9.0 IP...Had the 5th-best ground
out-to-fly out ratio among Double-A qualifiers.
Ranked 2nd among qualifying full-season Dodgers minor leaguers with a 3.55 ERA (48 ER/121.2 IP) in 27
outings (22 starts) to begin the year, the 7th-best mark among Southern League qualifiers.
Ranked 3rd among Southern Leaguers with 8.5 strikeouts per 9.0 IP as a starter (107 K/113.2 IP) prior to the trade.
Had a 7.49 ERA (28 ER/33.2 IP) over his 1st 7 starts of the season through 5/9...Moved to the bullpen for 5
appearances from 5/15-27 and posted a 1.13 ERA (1 ER/8.0 IP) before returning to the rotation for the remainder
of the season.
Over his final 22 outings of the season beginning 5/15, ranked 5th among Double-A qualifiers with a 2.60
ERA (28 ER/97.0 IP) and 8th with a .227 opponent AVG (81-for-357).
Named Chattanooga's June Pitcher of the Month after compiling a 1.88 ERA (5 ER/24.0 IP) over 4 starts that month.
Acquired by BOS in 9-player deal with LAD on 8/25 and finished the year with 2 starts for the Sea Dogs.
Combined to go 11-5 with a 4.03 ERA (65 ER/145.0 IP) in 27 games (26 starts) with High-A
Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Chattanooga.
Tossed 1st complete game shutout of his career on 7/28 vs. Jacksonville, allowing 7 hits and striking out 7.
With the Quakes, limited opposing hitters to a .228 AVG (46-for-202) with 62 strikeouts in just 54.0 innings
before his 5/24 promotion.
Selected as California League Pitcher of the Week for 4/25-5/1.
Finished the year as the No. 2 prospect in the Dodgers' system and the 95th-best overall prospect by Baseball
America...Also judged as having the best change-up among Dodgers farmhands.
2010: Ranked 3rd in the Single-A Midwest League with a 2.88 ERA in 26 games (23 starts) for
Named a mid-season Midwest League All-Star.
Limited opponents to a .239 clip (119-for-497) and held right-handed hitters to a .227 mark (68-for-299).
Went 6-4 with a 2.64 ERA (19 ER/64.2 IP) in his last 13 starts of the season beginning 6/28, including a 3-1
record with a 1.66 ERA (4 ER/21.2 IP) in 5 July starts.
Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 5 pitcher in the Dodgers farm system and
the 11th-best prospect in the Midwest League...Also had the best change-up in the Dodgers system.
Tied for the Dodgers' organizational lead among short-season minor leaguers with 77
combined strikeouts between Rookie-level Arizona League and Rookie-level Ogden.
Began the season with the AZL Dodgers before being transferred to Ogden on 8/19.
Limited opponents to a .222 AVG (58-for-261) and just 1 home run in 68.2 combined innings.
Ranked 3rd among AZL qualifiers in ERA (2.08), WHIP (1.03), and opponent AVG (.197) over 12 tilts (8 starts).
Named August/September Pitcher of the Month for the AZL Dodgers, posting a 1.62 ERA (3 ER/16.2 IP) in 4
games (3 starts) with the club.
Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 3 prospect in the Arizona League and the
Dodgers' No. 10 prospect (No. 6 pitcher).
Appeared in 12 games, all in relief, for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Dodgers in
his pro debut.
Gave up 12 hits over 18.1 innings for a .197 opponent AVG (12-for-61).
Did not allow a run in his last 4 outings (5.1 IP), lowering his ERA from 4.85 to 3.44.
Won his pro debut with a scoreless 5th inning on 6/27 at the GCL Marlins.
Converted his only save chance on 7/6 at the GCL Nationals (2.0 IP).