Matt Carpenter

St. Louis Cardinals #13 - Third Base

  • Born: 11/26/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 200
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Cardinals 17 59 13 16 0 0 1 9 13 14 1 0 .271 .400 .322

The Cardinals drop game one in the season series

The Cardinals Drop Game 1 In The Season Series In Spectacular Fashion To The Pirates

Kipnis takes the Carpenter deal

Who got the better deal: St. Louis or Cleveland?

Cardinals at Reds Recap 4/2: Reds win 1-0 in 9th

After a fantastic pitcher's duel between Tony Cingrani and Michael Wacha, the Cardinals are unable muster any offense, and the Reds are just able to muster one offense in the bottom of the 9th for the win.

St. Louis Cardinals Organization Discussion

Discussing the future of the prospect-rich Cardinals farm system.

*Cardinals hit well with two strikes

Much has been made of the Cardinals approach to hitting this spring after excelling last season with runners in scoring position. Another type of situational hitting, having two strikes, gets much less attention.

Top 20 NL only Third Base Rankings for 2014

Ray breaks down his Top 20 shortstops for NL only leagues. Check out who I ranked at #1, and where I ranked David Wright, Pedro Alvarez, Nolan Arenado and others.

Cards extend Carpenter, keep being the Cardinals

Matt Carpenter was one of the best players in baseball in 2013. If he's a little better than average his new contract is going to look good. If he's anything more, it's going to be incredible.

With extension, Cards bet on Carpenter's skills

By signing Matt Carpenter to an extension worth at least six years and $52 million, the Cardinals are gambling that he skills he has shown during his MLB career will make him a core player for years to come.

*Cardinals extend Carpenter: 6 years, $52 million

The deal guarantees Carpenter $52 million over six years, but a club option could see it reach seven years in length and $70.5 million in total salary.

Matt Carpenter, Cards agree to 6-year extension

Carpenter has a chance to earn up to $72.5 million through 2020 if an option for a seventh year is picked up.

A new comparison point for Kipnis extension talks

Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter is on the verge of a long-term extension that could help determine that cost of an extension for the Indians with Jason Kipnis.

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