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Latest Chris Carpenter Items
What's the buzz? Tony La Russa outmanaged Ron Washington, that's what. The Cardinals' skipper used the perfect mix of relievers to keep the Texas Rangers off the scoreboard for the final three innings of Wednesday night's World Series opener. And he lifted ace Chris Carpenter at just the right time, getting a pinch-hit single from Allen Craig that put St. Louis ahead for good, 3-2.
Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton would love to get a couple of weeks off to let his sore groin heal. Trouble is, there's no time to rest during the World Series.
Mike Adams has already fielded plenty of phone calls this week, usually friends or family members wishing the Rangers reliever luck against the Cardinals in the World Series.
Over and over, Chris Carpenter insisted his elbow was fine. Sure, he got treatment, but who isn't sore this time of the year?
Josh Hamilton, Nelson Cruz and the homer-happy Texas Rangers experienced another power outage in the opening game of the World Series.
Texas manager Ron Washington joked about not being able to match wits with Tony La Russa.
With a runner on third and two outs in the sixth, Albert Pujols made a sliding stop on Michael Young's grounder down the first base line and tossed to Chris Carpenter covering the bag.
Mike Napoli just ripped a two-run homer to right field, tying the score at 2 in the fifth inning.
Chris Carpenter is fired up, yelling at himself on the mound after missing with a pitch. He got pumped up again after getting Mike Napoli to ground into a double play to end the top of the second.