The St. Louis Cardinals once again proved that they were not only the National League Central’s best ballclub, but the best team in all of baseball with a 11-4 win on Sunday night in their series finale against the second place Cincinnati Reds.
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For the second time in the last four days, St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Chris Carpenter throws to hitters. He is attempting to come back from a nerve issue which caused numbness in his throwing shoulder in spring training.
As reported by the Associated Press,
"The St. Louis right-hander threw about 25 pitches to teammates Shane Robinson and Tony Cruz on Thursday...
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter has thrown to hitters for the second time in four days as he tries to overcome a career-threatening nerve issue.
The St. Louis right-hander threw about 25 pitches to teammates Shane Robinson and Tony Cruz on Thursday. It was Carpenter's fourth outing in a possible comeback.
The former Cy Young winner hasn't pitched this season after feeling...
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ST. LOUIS - While the Cardinals roll on with two rookies in their rotation, two veterans continue to make strides towards returning.
Meanwhile, a second-year right-hander, Joe Kelly, was named to fill the opening in the rotation for Wednesday night against the Diamondbacks. Kelly made 16 starts last season, finishing 5-7 with a 3.53 ERA. He has been up and down as a reliever this...
The St. Louis Cardinals recently put the brakes on right-handed starting pitcher Chris Carpenter's rehab program as the veteran experienced fatigue in his throwing arm. Carpenter was able to resume a throwing program yesterday, logging 25 to 30 pitches in what he termed a "real good" session, according to Jenifer Langosch and Chad Thornburg of MLB.com.
St. Louis Cardinals right-handed starting pitcher Chris
Carpenter had been making solid progress in his return from thoracic outlet
syndrome in his throwing shoulder. However, the Cardinals are slowing Carpenter
down after his arm didn’t respond well following a recent bullpen session,
according to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com.
Carpenter was initially scheduled to face...
Chris Carpenter is preparing himself as if he will be a starting pitcher should he return to the St. Louis Cardinals. Carpenter has not played this year after experiencing nerve irrational prior to the start of Spring Training.
On Wednesday the former Cy Young winner threw roughly 30 pitches after throwing double that on Monday. He will throw again on Saturday.
“It was almost...
Within the last week, St. Louis Cardinals 38-year old disabled ace Chris Carpenter revealed to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he hoped to make one last rehab attempt and return to the Cardinals as a possible member of the beleaguered bullpen.
On Friday afternoon at Busch Stadium, Carpenter took a huge step in his bid to once again defy all of the odds and return...
Put the gold watch back in the box and cancel the balloon and cake orders. Chris Carpenter may not be thrown a retirement party after all. The veteran St. Louis Cardinals' ace announced earlier this year that he would not be able to pitch this season and would possibly even retire. However, he is working on a possible comeback.
Joe DiGiovanni of MLB.com says Carpenter...
When Chris Carpenter experienced nerve irritation before the start of Spring Training some openly wondered if the pitcher would ever pitch again. The St. Louis Cardinals have not given up hope that Carpenter would return to the team this year, even if it means in a relief role.
Carpenter, 38, is currently on the 60-day disabled list but has begin throwing.
In his career Carpenter...