Top 3: Carp singled to center against Tomlin
Top 5: Carp struck out swinging against Tomlin
Top 6: Carp called out on strikes against Joe Smith
Top 7: Carp struck out swinging against Rafael Perez
Top 9: Carp grounded out to first against Vinnie Pestano
Final Line: 1-for-6, 4 K
Notes: With the Mariners leading 9-2 entering the ninth inning, Carp stepped to the plate for a chance at the first platinum sombrero of the season. But like so many others, he was able hold-off history and put the ball in play. After posting a .449 wOBA and .307 ISO this season between two stints (66 games) at Triple-A, Carp has cooled off considerably since snapping a 20-game hit streak on August 22. Since then, the first baseman has gone 3-for-27 with one XBH and two RBI. With a 27.8 K% and .385 BABIP, Carp is prone to slump. So in reality, the fact that he put together a 20-game hit streak is pretty remarkable.
Total 2011 Sombreros: 96