MLB

St. Louis Cardinals
2014 Avg.
.286
 
Career Avg.
.305
Name  Matt Carpenter
Born  11/26/1985
Height  6-3
Weight  200
Number  13
Position  3B
Bats  L
Throws  R
4/16/2014 1:01:00 PM
Description: St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter is out of the lineup Wednesday. SOURCE: Jenifer Langosch, mlb.com
Insight: Carpenter will get his first day off of the season. He went 0-for-5 over his last two games to drop from .295 to .265 but has 11 runs, nine RBI and 11 walks this season.
 
4/14/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter is done for the rest of the night on Monday. He was ejected for arguing a called third strike. SOURCE: Jenifer Langosch, mlb.com
Insight: Carpenter went 0-for-2 with a walk against the Brewers. He's hiting .283 with a homer, nine RBI and 10 runs this season.
 
4/8/2014 1:35:00 PM
Description: St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter is a .579 career average against Cincinnati right-hander Homer Bailey.
Insight: Carpenter is 11-for-19, though without much power (two doubles, nine singles). Fantasy owners hope he'll get close to last year's breakout season (.318, 126 runs, 199 hits, 78 RBI).
 
4/3/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter owns a .629 career average against Cincinnati right-hander Homer Bailey.
Insight: Carpenter is 10-for-16, though without much power (two doubles, eight singles). The Cardinals have scored just one run in two games, so even with this favorable matchup it might be one to avoid until their bats start going.
 
10/3/2013 10:03:00 AM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter owns a .429 career average against Pirates righthander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Thursday will be the first time these two have met in a postseason environment. Overall, Carpenter hit .278 with six RBI in 72 at bats against Pittsburgh during the regular season.
 
9/4/2013 12:34:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter has been a doubles machine this season (45 two-baggers in 530 at bats). He'd be lucky to hit anything Wednesday versus Bronson Arroyo, though.
Insight: Arroyo tends to get the better of this matchup (1-for-15 for Carpenter). Hopefully, you have another second baseman at your disposal on Wednesday.
 
Hot9/3/2013 1:50:00 PM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter is a lifetime .615 hitter (8-for-13) versus reds right-hander Homer Bailey.
Insight: He's batting .312 with a league-leading 103 runs, 164 hits and 45 doubles. He's also knocked in 67 RBI and posted an .854 OPS. All-in-all a special season. He's a must start on Tuesday.
 
Hot8/31/2013 10:32:00 AM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter is a lifetime .444 hitter versus Pittsburgh starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: He's batting .311 with a league-leading 100 runs, 160 hits and 43 doubles. He's also knocked in 66 RBI and posted an .854 OPS. All-in-all a special season.
 
Hot8/25/2013 9:42:00 AM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter reached 10 home runs Saturday night against Atlanta.
Insight: Power is not Carpenter's game, so any time he goes deep it is an added bonus. He's batting .311 with 42 doubles, 65 RBI, an .858 OPS and 96 runs in 568 plate appearances.
 
Hot8/20/2013 5:42:00 PM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter is not in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: He's getting the night off. Kolten Wong will play second and David Freese will draw the start at third. Carpenter is hitting .369 over his last 15 games after going 1-for-31 (.032) from July 27 to Aug. 3.
 
Hot8/15/2013 7:10:00 PM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Matt Carpenter went off for four hits Thursday in an extra innings win over Pittsburgh.
Insight: All he needed was a homer for the cycle. Carpenter now has 13 hits in his last five games (13-for-24).
 
Cold8/3/2013 7:15:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter will not start on Saturday night.
Insight: Carpenter is in huge slump which has seen his batting average drop from .326 to .304 in nine games.
 
Cold8/2/2013 10:31:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter 1-for-12 (.083) against Reds starter Bronson Arroyo.
Insight: Carpenter is in huge slump which has seen his batting average drop from .326 to .309 in eight games. Avoid.
 
Cold8/1/2013 6:15:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter is back in the starting lineup Thursday after getting Wednesday off.
Insight: Carpenter, like most of St. Louis' hitters, is in a massive slump. He's 2-for-24 (.083) over his last six games.
 
Cold7/30/2013 9:11:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter is 2-for-20 over his last five games.
Insight: It seems like most of St. Louis' hitters are struggling right now. The team has lost five in a row and scored a total of six runs during the losing streak.
 
7/9/2013 9:53:00 AM
Description: Cardinals 2B/3B Matt Carpenter is 1-for-12 with four strikeouts versus Houston starter Bud Norris.
Insight: Carpenter is having a fine season, batting .316 with a league-leading 66 RBI, eight homers and 37 RBI, but Tuesday in an unfavorable matchup.
 
Hot7/4/2013 10:18:00 AM
Description: Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter went 3-for-6 with a homer and three RBI Wednesday night against the Angels.
Insight: Carpenter also scored three runs, giving him the third most in the majors with 63. He's hitting .324 with an .893 OPS and should be owned in all leagues. He's eligible at first, second, third and in the outfield.
 
Hot6/6/2013 10:47:00 PM
Description: Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter continued his hot streak with two hits and a solo homer in five at-bats Thursday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Carpenter has gone 29-for-65 (.446) with five doubles, a triple, two homers, six RBI and six walks during his 15-game hitting streak. He's hitting .335 and has scored 49 runs, tied for most in the majors.
 
Hot6/1/2013 9:58:00 AM
Description: Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter is 6-for-7 (.857) with a 1.714 OPS against Giants starter Matt Cain.
Insight: Carpenter is off to a fine start, batting .306 with four homers and getting on base at a .390 clip. He has scored 41 runs in 51 games and owns an .839 OPS while beling eligible at both second and third base.
 
Hot5/28/2013 10:23:00 PM
Description: Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk, a steal and two runs Tuesday against Kansas City. He's hitting .414 over his last seven games.
Insight: Carpenter has been tremendous this season, hitting .309 with four homers and getting on base at a .394 clip. He has scored 41 runs in 49 games.
 

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