Chris Carter was home again Monday night. He walked into U.S. Cellular Field still feeling nostalgic still wondering what could have been if the White Sox hadn’t given up on him.
Carter was drafted by the White Sox in 2005 the year Chicago’s South Side team beat the Astros in the World Series.
Eight years and three stops later Carter showcased his raw power Monday night while hitting two of the Astros’ five home runs in a come-from-behind 10-8 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
“It’s great to beat the team that drafted you and traded you away” said Carter who was traded by the White Sox to the Diamondbacks in 2007. “It’s great to come back here and do that here.
“It’s been up-and-down for me this year but hopefully it keeps working out for me down the line.”
In peril of wasting a majestic home run display — not to mention an early five-run lead — the Astros merely found some more power in the ninth inning. Matt Dominguez and Carter hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the to