St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter, left, is greeted by third base coach Jose Oquendo and teammates in the dugout after being relieved in the sixth inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter, left, is greeted by third base coach Jose Oquendo and teammates in the dugout after being relieved in the sixth inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)