Found October 13, 2011 on Sports Illustrated:
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter needed a pick-me-up in the worst way. A bullpen that just sat back and watched the last time the St. Louis Cardinals ace pitched was ready for extended duty.
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