Matt Carpenter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cardinals commit to Carpenter at first base

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Before the Cardinals began their search for new additions this winter, they did want to assure a returning All-Star of his new address. The Cardinals let infielder Matt Carpenter know that he will be the team's first baseman entering 2017, general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Tuesday during..." November 08

  • Cardinals' Matt Carpenter: Dealing with back tightness

    CBS Sports "Carpenter exited Monday's game against the Cubs in the seventh inning with tightness in his back, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports." September 13

  • Cardinals' Matt Carpenter: Leaves Saturday's game early

    CBS Sports "Carpenter, who recently returned from an oblique injury, left Saturday's game early, Fox Sports Midwest reports." August 07

  • Cardinals feeling Carpenter's absence at leadoff

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals' offense started Saturday's 7-2 loss to the Dodgers the same way it's started every game since the All-Star break: with one out and no one on base. This time, it was Greg Garcia who returned to the dugout to begin the bottom of the first. Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda needed only..." July 25

  • The Cardinals just lost their best player to an oblique injury

    CBS Sports "Cardinals All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter is the team's best player, so with them lingering in wild-card contention, they can ill-afford to lose him. Uh oh ... The Cardinals announced that it's an oblique injury, but there's no word on severity yet. Still, oblique injuries generally cost..." July 07