Originally written on STLSportsMinute  |  Last updated 10/23/14
With spring training just a week away, many St. Louis Cardinals fans were getting excited about the possibility of having both Adam Wainwright and Chris Carpenter healthy together for the first time since 2010. Unfortunately, after a surprise announcement on Tuesday afternoon, Cardinals' fans will have to settle for only having Wainwright in the rotation in 2013. In a surprise announcement that caught many off-guard, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak, along with manager Mike Matheny, announced that Carpenter would not be able to pitch in 2013 due to lingering shoulder issues.  "Based on how he feels and the reaction that he's getting from when he throws, it's very unlikely that he's going to pitch for us in the 2013 season," said Mozeliak. The news is a blow for the Cardinals who were not relying on Carpenter to be his old self, but were hoping to get a solid contribution from the veteran ace in order to help ease some of the Cardinals yo...
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