Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:41:52 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals are close to reaching a contract extension with 3B Matt Carpenter Thursday, March 6. The deal is expected to be for six years in length, and FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal is reporting the value to be for between $50 and $55 million.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:13:36 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals are working on a multi-year contract for 3B Matt Carpenter.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:49:58 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter is a candidate for a long-term extension this spring, according to general manager John Mozeliak. No talks have taken place yet, though. Carpenter will enter his arbitration years after the 2014 season.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:40:49 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter has reported early to spring training, and infielders coach Jose Oquendo put him and others through a very taxing ground-ball drill at the team's facilities. Carpenter is making the move from second to third base this season. "One of the things that he's a stickler for and a master for is just the basics of fielding a groundball," Carpenter said. "He has a unique way of creating drills like that where it just takes the thought out of it. You're reacting on instincts only. There's method to his madness."
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:36:40 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter, CL Trevor Rosenthal and OF Oscar Taveras arrived to camp early Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 12:34:28 -0800
A contract extension for St. Louis Cardinals INF Matt Carpenter does not appear imminent but general manager John Mozeliak said negotiations could take place during spring training.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 09:16:30 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals plan to keep 3B Matt Carpenter at the top of their starting lineup because they love the on base percentage he provides at that spot.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:34:20 -0800
Major League Baseball announced its Silver Slugger Awards for the National League Wednesday, Nov. 6. The winners were Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen, St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals 2B Matt Carpenter, Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond, Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce, Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt, Colorado Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer and Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zack Greinke.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:42:28 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Matt Carpenter has managed just one hit in 15 at-bats with a walk and six strikeouts through the first four games of the National League Division Series. Manager Mike Matheny said he feels it is just a matter of time before Carpenter finds his rhythm. "What he's guilty of is caring too much and feeling like he's got to do something extra special, and that's a trap that many young players fall into," Matheny said.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:30:22 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Matt Carpenter broke the franchise's single-season record for doubles by a left-handed hitter Saturday, Sept. 21, against the Milwaukee Brewers. He currently has 54 doubles, shattering the record previously set by Stan Musial in 1953.