Found August 29, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS -- Chris Carpenter doesn't know if he will try another comeback next season. "I really don't know what's going to happen," he said Wednesday. But Carpenter has figured out what he will do the rest of this season. He's going to take infield grounders before batting practice, he's going to cheer on the Cardinals from the dugout and he's going to make the rest of the road trips. In other words, he's going to enjoy his job. As well he should. Carpenter spent nearly six months, from February to late July, trying to come back yet again, this time from the same kind of nerve issues that cost him most of 2012. He actually made it as far as two rehab starts before deciding it just wasn't going to happen. He could threw OK but nowhere close to the form that made him a Cy Young winner and one of the greatest pitchers in franchise history. By the time he walked off the mound in Memphis July 20, his comeback attempt was over. While certai...
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