Found March 11, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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St. Louis Cardinals ace pitcher Chris Carpenter got some good news regarding his aching neck injury.The Cardinals doctors told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Carpenter is suffering from a bulged cervical disc in his neck. Originally, the team thought the pain could be nerve damage which would have threatened Carpenter’s career."When you're thinking of what could have been some really bad (stuff), we can take care of this and move on," Carpenter told reporters Saturday.St. Louis GM John Mozeliak and his training staff with reassess Carpenter’s training program this week. With anti-inflammatory medication, the former Cy Young winner should be able to pitch through the discomfort. Carpenter, 36, was 11-9 with a 3.45 ERA in 2012, helping lead the Cardinals to a World Series championship.
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