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Red Sox Prospect Profile: Chris Carter

Carter gets change of scenery with Sox trade

Editor's Note: This feature on Chris Carter—acquired by the Red Sox from the Nationals Tuesday to complete the Wily Mo Pena trade—originally appeared on,'s Diamondbacks site, in January 2006. ranked Carter as the Diamondbacks' no. 6 prospect in 2006 and moved him to no. 1 just prior to the deal that sent him to the Sox via the Nationals.

Working has never been the problem, and since he's joined the Diamondbacks system, playing hasn't been either. Chris Carter isn't supposed to be moving this fast, he isn't supposed to be hitting lefties, and he isn't supposed to be challenging Conor Jackson, Scott Hairston, Carlos Quentin and Carlos Gonzales. But he is. Vitals: Name: William Christopher Carter DOB: 09/16/1982 Position: 1B/OF... Recommended Stories

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