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MATT CARPENTER RUMORS

Matt Carpenter Continues to Lead the St. Louis Cardinals’ Offense

St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) For eleven seasons the Cardinals had a mainstay in their lineup who provided an offensive boost whenever they needed one. He went by the name of Albert Pujols. When Pujols left St. Louis...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carpenter returns to Cardinals' lineup for series opener with Tribe

CLEVELAND -- St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter has returned to the lineup after missing a weekend series in Pittsburgh because of fatigue. Carpenter was set to start Tuesday night at Cleveland and bat second. Carpenter remained in St. Louis for the games against the Pirates because he'd been feeling lightheaded and dizzy. An All-Star last year, he is batting .333 with...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

3B Matt Carpenter returns to Cardinals' lineup

CLEVELAND (AP) St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter has returned to the lineup after missing a weekend series in Pittsburgh because of fatigue. Carpenter was set to start Tuesday night at Cleveland and bat second. Carpenter remained in St. Louis for the games against the Pirates because he'd been feeling lightheaded and dizzy. An All-Star last year, he is batting .333...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carpenter to rejoin Cardinals on Tuesday in Cleveland

ST. LOUIS -- Matt Carpenter will rejoin the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday after missing a weekend series in Pittsburgh because of dehydration and an accelerated heart. General manager John Mozeliak said manager Mike Matheny will decide whether Carpenter starts in Tuesday's series opener at Cleveland. Carpenter is among the National League leaders with a .333 average and tied for...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Carpenter’s “Fatigue” Sets Up Painful Wait and See Game

Cardinals fans haven’t had it easy this spring when it comes to player injuries. Spring training couldn’t end before Jaime Garcia‘s shoulder barked. Adam Wainwright ruptured his Achilles in late April and early May claimed reliever Jordan Walden with a shoulder strain that knocks him out until July. Today, it was announced by Mike Matheny that third baseman and early season...
Via Cardinals Farm
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Cardinals at Pirates; plus an update on Matt Carpenter

After recently taking three out of four from the Cubs, the Cardinals finished an 11-game homestand at 9-2 and have clinched eight straight series victories. They have yet to lose a series so far this season at 8-0-1.St. Louis is 16-5 against the NL Central and 14-3 at home, while 7-4 on the road.An MLB best record of 21-7 overall and a 6.5 game lead atop the NL Central, the Cardinals...
Via Cardinals Farm
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carpenter’s Early Doubles Pace Would be Historic

From researcher Tom Orf: Matt Carpenter‘s 12 doubles in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 19 games is tied for the second-most in Major League Baseball history. Carpenter is tied with nine others for the second-most, behind Billy Herman, who had 14 in the Chicago Cubs’ first 19 contests of the 1936 season. Herman finished with 57 two-base hits that season, tied for 10th- most all...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss

How Underrated is Matt Carpenter?

It’s tougher garnering sympathy when you’re a part of the St. Louis Cardinals, a club that has reached the postseason seven times and secured two World Series over the past 10 years. With one of the best front offices in the game, the Cardinals rarely miss on a player—whether it be a draftee or free agent signing. Even when they do, their abundance of talent typically makes...
Via The Sports Post
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals first series reminiscent of 2014

After opening the 2015 Major League Baseball season in Chicago on Sunday, an off day Monday followed by an unexpected off day Tuesday, the Cardinals finished their opening series with the Cubs on Wednesday before yet another off day on Thursday. While only two games have been played, there was plenty to love and hate from the Cardinals 1-1 split series with the Rival Chicago Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

TCN blog 2013 top story #4: Matt Carpenter’s rise

As 2013 began, Matt Carpenter was still known by many St. Louis Cardinals observers as the “other” Carpenter. By the end of the season, he cemented his place in the Cardinals lineup and in fans’ hearts. With the retirement of veteran Chris Carpenter this fall, he can now be “Carp” for years to come. What the now-28-year-old accomplished this past year was nothing short...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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