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Matt Carpenter
AVG HR RBI
.241 23 69
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 6-4 / 210 NFBC ADP: 69.47
Position: 1BBorn: 11/26/1985 Birthplace: Galveston, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 13th Round by Cardinals (2009)


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Sep. 29 8:12 AM PT9:12 AM MT10:12 AM CT11:12 AM ET11:12 ET15:12 GMT23:12 8:12 AM MST10:12 AM EST10:42 AM VEN19:12 UAE10:12 AM CT-Carpenter has been shut down for the season due to a shoulder problem.
Analysis: Carpenter, who will get an MRI, felt discomfort when he was swinging Thursday but thinks he won't need surgery.
Sep. 28 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Chicago Cubs 2-1. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
Sep. 28 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET11:45 ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST11:15 AM VEN19:45 UAE10:45 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-1. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Analysis: In 17 games against the Cubs this season, Carpenter is batting .153 with five extra-base hits.
Sep. 27 7:13 AM PT8:13 AM MT9:13 AM CT10:13 AM ET10:13 ET14:13 GMT22:13 7:13 AM MST9:13 AM EST9:43 AM VEN18:13 UAE9:13 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Chicago Cubs 8-7. The homer was his 23rd of the season. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Analysis: He needs five homers to match his career high.
Sep. 26 7:03 AM PT8:03 AM MT9:03 AM CT10:03 AM ET10:03 ET14:03 GMT22:03 7:03 AM MST9:03 AM EST9:33 AM VEN18:03 UAE9:03 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Chicago Cubs 10-2. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Sep. 24 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1. The homer was his 22nd of the season. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has hit safely in eight straight starts while going 10 for 27 (.370) with three solo homers, two doubles, eight runs scored and five walks.
Sep. 24 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET1:01 ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST12:31 AM VEN9:01 UAE12:01 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-6. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter's bat has come back to life on this road trip, as he's 9 for 25 with a pair of homers, seven runs scored and a .467 on-base percentage in eight games on the trek. The steady infielder is now 10 for 30 at PNC Park this season.
Sep. 22 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Sep. 21 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET22:58 ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST10:28 PM VEN6:58 UAE (+1)9:58 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
Sep. 21 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Cincinnati Reds 9-2. The homer was his 21st of the season. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter's leadoff homer was the 14th of his career and second this season. He returned to the starting lineup after not starting Tuesday because of bursitis in his right shoulder that has plagued him for much of the season. Carpenter has a .500 OBP in his last 11 games.
Sep. 20 12:36 PM PT1:36 PM MT2:36 PM CT3:36 PM ET15:36 ET19:36 GMT3:36 12:36 PM MST2:36 PM EST3:06 PM VEN23:36 UAE2:36 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Cincinnati Reds 8-7. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is still being slowed by a shoulder injury and it shows, as he's batting just .182 in 12 games this month.
Sep. 17 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET22:34 ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST10:04 PM VEN6:34 UAE (+1)9:34 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 with a double Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 4-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Sep. 16 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET21:21 ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST8:51 PM VEN5:21 UAE (+1)8:21 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Chicago Cubs 4-1. The homer was his 20th of the season. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
Sep. 15 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET20:59 ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST8:29 PM VEN4:59 UAE (+1)7:59 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Chicago Cubs 8-2. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Sep. 14 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter drew two more walks Thursday, giving him 12 in his last six games as he's scored six runs.
Sep. 13 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET23:26 ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST10:56 PM VEN7:26 UAE (+1)10:26 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Cincinnati Reds 6-0. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
Sep. 13 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET12:16 ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST11:46 AM VEN20:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 1 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-4. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter walked a career-high four times before doubling home a run in the seventh and leaving for a pinch-runner. Since returning from a shoulder problem, the leadoff man has a .647 OBP in four games, walking nine times.
Sep. 10 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .238 batting average.
Sep. 9 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3. The homer was his 19th of the season. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Sep. 9 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 1 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Sep. 4 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Carpenter, who left the Monday game with a sore right shoulder, had a MRI exam Tuesday.
Analysis: Carpenter has also had an injection in his right shoulder and will miss several more games.
Sep. 2 10:51 PM PT11:51 PM MT12:51 AM CT1:51 AM ET1:51 ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST1:21 AM VEN9:51 UAE12:51 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the San Francisco Giants 11-6. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
Sep. 1 1:29 AM PT2:29 AM MT3:29 AM CT4:29 AM ET4:29 ET8:29 GMT16:29 1:29 AM MST3:29 AM EST3:59 AM VEN12:29 UAE3:29 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the San Francisco Giants 5-2. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Aug. 30 3:27 PM PT4:27 PM MT5:27 PM CT6:27 PM ET18:27 ET22:27 GMT6:27 3:27 PM MST5:27 PM EST5:57 PM VEN2:27 UAE (+1)5:27 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Aug. 30 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET0:45 ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST12:15 AM VEN8:45 UAE11:45 PM CT-Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2. The homer was his 18th of the season. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Analysis: The Galveston, Texas native followed through in his first game after pledging $10,000 for every home run that he hit the rest of the season to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Aug. 27 5:33 PM PT6:33 PM MT7:33 PM CT8:33 PM ET20:33 ET0:33 GMT8:33 5:33 PM MST7:33 PM EST8:03 PM VEN4:33 UAE (+1)7:33 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2. The homer was his 17th of the season. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Aug. 27 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET0:49 ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST12:19 AM VEN8:49 UAE11:49 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Aug. 26 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET0:43 ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST12:13 AM VEN8:43 UAE11:43 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Aug. 25 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET16:08 ET20:08 GMT4:08 1:08 PM MST3:08 PM EST3:38 PM VEN0:08 UAE (+1)3:08 PM CT-Carpenter is back in St. Louis' lineup after missing two games with an illness.
Analysis: Carpenter has been struggling to get on base atop the Cardinals' lineup, producing a .133/.257/.233 slash line with two runs scored.
Aug. 23 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET23:31 ET3:31 GMT11:31 8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST11:01 PM VEN7:31 UAE (+1)10:31 PM CT-Carpenter (virus) didn't play for the second straight game Thursday but was available for pinch-hitting duty if needed.
Analysis: Carpenter, the team's usual leadoff hitter, wasn't at the ballpark for Wednesday night's game.
Aug. 23 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the San Diego Padres 12-4. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Aug. 21 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
Aug. 20 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Aug. 18 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-10. The homer was his 16th of the season. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Aug. 18 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
Aug. 17 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 with an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Boston Red Sox 5-4. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Aug. 15 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET23:45 ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST11:15 PM VEN7:45 UAE (+1)10:45 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Boston Red Sox 10-4. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Aug. 13 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 5 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Atlanta Braves 6-3. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Aug. 13 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Atlanta Braves 6-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Aug. 12 10:45 PM PT11:45 PM MT12:45 AM CT1:45 AM ET1:45 ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST1:15 AM VEN9:45 UAE12:45 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Atlanta Braves 8-5. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has now hit safely in six straight games and has scored at least one run in each of them. The valuable first baseman is 8 for 21 with eight RBIs as well during that stretch, and he's also riding a 12-game hitting streak at home.
Aug. 10 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST11:27 PM VEN7:57 UAE (+1)10:57 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Kansas City Royals 8-6. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Aug. 10 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Aug. 9 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 10-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has collected six RBIs in the past three games despite batting leadoff, reaching base in nine of his 13 plate appearances and scoring three runs.
Aug. 8 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET0:51 ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST12:21 AM VEN8:51 UAE11:51 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Kansas City Royals 11-3. The homer was his 15th of the season. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter sure enjoys hitting at Kauffman Stadium, where he's 23 for 51 (.423) with four homers, 14 RBIs and 13 runs scored in 13 career visits and has gone deep in three of his last four games there. The Cardinals' leadoff man had started August in a 1-for-14 rut, but he's clearly comfortable in Kansas City.
Aug. 6 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Cincinnati Reds 13-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter came in 0 for 11 with six walks in is first four games this month.
Aug. 5 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET23:49 ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST11:19 PM VEN7:49 UAE (+1)10:49 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 1 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Cincinnati Reds 4-1. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
Aug. 4 6:44 PM PT7:44 PM MT8:44 PM CT9:44 PM ET21:44 ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST9:14 PM VEN5:44 UAE (+1)8:44 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has gone 0 for 10 with three walks in his last three contests following a six-game hit streak.
Aug. 3 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter returned to the Cardinals' lineup Thursday. He was a late scratch a night earlier because of a sore hip.
Aug. 1 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Analysis: He was scratched from Wednesday's lineup with right hip discomfort.
July 30 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET22:30 ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST10:00 PM VEN6:30 UAE (+1)9:30 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
July 30 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET9:40 ET13:40 GMT21:40 6:40 AM MST8:40 AM EST9:10 AM VEN17:40 UAE8:40 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with two doubles Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
July 29 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET12:30 ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST12:00 PM VEN20:30 UAE11:30 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter, who is 5 for 17 in his last four games following a 2-for-15 stretch, is 7 for 21 with two homers and two walks lifetime against Zack Greinke, Arizona's scheduled starter for Saturday.
July 27 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
July 27 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE12:16 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBIs Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
July 26 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Colorado Rockies 3-2. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
July 23 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET20:54 ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST8:24 PM VEN4:54 UAE (+1)7:54 PM CT-Carpenter (quadriceps) is in the Cardinals' lineup for Tuesday's game against Colorado.
Analysis: Carpenter was injured running the bases during the first inning of Sunday's loss to the Cubs and sat out Monday's opener of this series as a result. He's batting .248 with 14 homers and 46 RBIs in 93 games.
July 22 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 3-2. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
July 21 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Chicago Cubs 11-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is batting .390 (16 for 41) with six doubles, four RBIs and eight runs scored over his last 11 games.
July 20 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the New York Mets 3-2. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
July 19 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET22:38 ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST10:08 PM VEN6:38 UAE (+1)9:38 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the New York Mets 7-3. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter reached base safely in his previous 21 games but went 0 for 2 and was pulled in the fourth inning.
July 19 8:18 AM PT9:18 AM MT10:18 AM CT11:18 AM ET11:18 ET15:18 GMT23:18 8:18 AM MST10:18 AM EST10:48 AM VEN19:18 UAE10:18 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 4 for 5 with two doubles and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-0. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has reached base safely in 21 straight games, which ties Yadier Molina for the longest streak by a Cardinals player this season. He is slashing .289/.417/.421 during his run and is 3 for 12 with a homer lifetime against the Mets' Jacob deGrom, the scheduled starter for Wednesday.
July 17 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET23:25 ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST10:55 PM VEN7:25 UAE (+1)10:25 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
July 16 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
July 15 7:27 PM PT8:27 PM MT9:27 PM CT10:27 PM ET22:27 ET2:27 GMT10:27 7:27 PM MST9:27 PM EST9:57 PM VEN6:27 UAE (+1)9:27 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0. Carpenter scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is 7 for 18 with two doubles and four runs over a five-game hit streak.
July 14 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
July 9 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-0. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
July 8 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the New York Mets 4-1. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
July 7 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET23:46 ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST11:16 PM VEN7:46 UAE (+1)10:46 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the New York Mets 6-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
July 6 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Miami Marlins 4-3. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter did walk two more times bringing his season total to 60 - one more than the Yankees' Aaron Judge for the major league lead.
July 6 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET0:13 ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST11:43 PM VEN8:13 UAE11:13 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 with an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Miami Marlins 9-6. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
July 4 5:18 PM PT6:18 PM MT7:18 PM CT8:18 PM ET20:18 ET0:18 GMT8:18 5:18 PM MST7:18 PM EST7:48 PM VEN4:18 UAE (+1)7:18 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Miami Marlins 5-2. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
Analysis: This had to feel good after Carpenter had batted just .146 over his previous 15 games.
July 3 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET23:41 ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST11:11 PM VEN7:41 UAE (+1)10:41 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with an RBI Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Miami Marlins 14-6. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
July 3 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST12:09 PM VEN20:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Washington Nationals 7-2. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
July 1 12:29 PM PT1:29 PM MT2:29 PM CT3:29 PM ET15:29 ET19:29 GMT3:29 12:29 PM MST2:29 PM EST2:59 PM VEN23:29 UAE2:29 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a double Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
June 29 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET22:33 ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST10:03 PM VEN6:33 UAE (+1)9:33 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .230 batting average.
June 29 11:44 PM PT12:44 AM MT1:44 AM CT2:44 AM ET2:44 ET6:44 GMT14:44 11:44 PM MST1:44 AM EST2:14 AM VEN10:44 UAE1:44 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a double Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has walked 17 times while fanning eight in his last 13 games.
June 28 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
June 26 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET10:43 ET14:43 GMT22:43 7:43 AM MST9:43 AM EST10:13 AM VEN18:43 UAE9:43 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
June 25 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
Analysis: The homer was the 14th of the season for Carpenter, who is just 2 for 22 in his last seven games after slashing .447/.523/.947 with four homers, seven doubles and 11 RBIs in his previous 10.
June 24 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter was reinstalled as the Cardinals' leadoff hitter on June 7 and batted .447 with four homers and 11 RBIs in his first 10 games in that role. He's 1 for 19 in six games since, though he has drawn 10 walks during that time frame. The three-time All-Star may have a chance to get back on track in Saturday's matchup, as he's 11 for 29 with three homers lifetime off Pirates starter Gerrit Cole.
June 22 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1. He ended the game with a .238 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter got it together with a 10-game hitting streak from June 7-16, but he's now 1 for 15 in his past five contests. However, he's walked nine times and scored four runs over those five games.
June 22 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET0:01 ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST11:31 PM VEN8:01 UAE11:01 PM CT-Carpenter went 0 for 5 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
Analysis: He's 1 for 12 over a four-game stretch.
June 20 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Philadelphia Phillies 8-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
June 18 4:29 PM PT5:29 PM MT6:29 PM CT7:29 PM ET19:29 ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST6:59 PM VEN3:29 UAE (+1)6:29 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 1 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Baltimore Orioles 8-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
June 17 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET23:02 ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST10:32 PM VEN7:02 UAE (+1)10:02 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Baltimore Orioles 15-7. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter had his 10-game hitting streak come to an end, though he did draw two walks and continues to be an on-base and run-scoring machine lately. He's still batting .417 (17 for 41) with four homers, 11 RBIs and 11 runs scored over his past 11 contests.
June 16 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET22:18 ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST9:48 PM VEN6:18 UAE (+1)9:18 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-2. The homer was his 13th of the season. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is 17 for 38 (.447) with four homers, 11 RBIs and nine runs since he moved into the leadoff spot on June 7.
June 16 7:47 AM PT8:47 AM MT9:47 AM CT10:47 AM ET10:47 ET14:47 GMT22:47 7:47 AM MST9:47 AM EST10:17 AM VEN18:47 UAE9:47 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with two doubles Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Analysis: Moving Carpenter to the leadoff spot has worked nicely for Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. Carpenter has hit safely in all nine games since the change, batting .429 with 10 extra-base hits, nine RBIs and eight runs.
June 15 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is heating up, producing a slash line of .419/.486/.871 with nine RBIs and six runs in his last eight games. He'll look to keep it going in Thursday's finale, as he's 6 for 15 with two home runs and two doubles against Zach Davies, Milwaukee's scheduled starter.
June 14 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 3 for 5 with a double, a home run and two RBIs Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5. The homer was his 12th of the season. Carpenter scored twice. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter was hitting just .209 on June 7, but he's 11 for 28 with three homers and four doubles in his last seven games.
June 13 2:49 PM PT3:49 PM MT4:49 PM CT5:49 PM ET17:49 ET21:49 GMT5:49 2:49 PM MST4:49 PM EST5:19 PM VEN1:49 UAE (+1)4:49 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .224 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is 8 for 23 (.348) with two homers, three doubles and six RBIs during a six-game hitting streak.
June 11 5:14 PM PT6:14 PM MT7:14 PM CT8:14 PM ET20:14 ET0:14 GMT8:14 5:14 PM MST7:14 PM EST7:44 PM VEN4:14 UAE (+1)7:14 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a double Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5. He ended the game with a .223 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is now 7 for 20 with two home runs and five RBIs while hitting safely in all five games since moving back into the leadoff spot earlier this week. It's a role he's clearly comfortable in, having produced a .276 average, 20 homers and a .976 OPS in 114 games hitting atop the order a season ago.
June 10 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST4:29 PM VEN0:59 UAE (+1)3:59 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is 6 for 16 with two homers and five RBIs in his last four games.
June 10 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET1:04 ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST12:34 AM VEN9:04 UAE12:04 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has had a poor first half by his standards but appears to be coming around with a move back into the leadoff spot. In three games since making the switch, the three-time All-Star is 5 for 12 with a pair of homers and three RBIs.
June 8 12:07 PM PT1:07 PM MT2:07 PM CT3:07 PM ET15:07 ET19:07 GMT3:07 12:07 PM MST2:07 PM EST2:37 PM VEN23:07 UAE2:07 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. The homer was his 11th of the season. He ended the game with a .216 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has homered in back-to-back games after going 14 straight without an RBI. He hit .140 (7 for 50) with no extra-base hits in those 14 contests.
June 7 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET22:09 ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST9:39 PM VEN6:09 UAE (+1)9:09 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Cincinnati Reds 6-4. The homer was his 10th of the season. He ended the game with a .210 batting average.
Analysis: Carpernter hit his 10th home run Wednesday, but is batting .128 (5 for 39) in his last 11 games.
June 6 7:05 PM PT8:05 PM MT9:05 PM CT10:05 PM ET22:05 ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST9:35 PM VEN6:05 UAE (+1)9:05 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Cincinnati Reds 13-1. He ended the game with a .209 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is in a major slump, as he's batting .136 (11 for 81) over his last 22 games.
June 5 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Carpenter went 1 for 4 Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2. He ended the game with a .213 batting average.
Analysis: He's 5 for 37 in his last 11 games.
June 5 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 7-6. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .213 batting average.
Analysis: The slumping Carpenter is just 3 for 27 in his last eight games.
June 2 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 3-2. He ended the game with a .216 batting average.
June 1 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
May 31 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1. He ended the game with a .221 batting average.
May 31 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .226 batting average.
May 29 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET19:43 ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST7:13 PM VEN3:43 UAE (+1)6:43 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1. Carpenter added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .226 batting average.
May 28 4:39 PM PT5:39 PM MT6:39 PM CT7:39 PM ET19:39 ET23:39 GMT7:39 4:39 PM MST6:39 PM EST7:09 PM VEN3:39 UAE (+1)6:39 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 5 Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Colorado Rockies 8-4. He ended the game with a .224 batting average.
May 27 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Carpenter went 1 for 3 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Colorado Rockies 10-0. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
Analysis: He's batting .152 with 13 strikeouts in his last 12 games.
May 26 6:29 AM PT7:29 AM MT8:29 AM CT9:29 AM ET9:29 ET13:29 GMT21:29 6:29 AM MST8:29 AM EST8:59 AM VEN17:29 UAE8:29 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3. He ended the game with a .229 batting average.
May 25 10:18 AM PT11:18 AM MT12:18 PM CT1:18 PM ET13:18 ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST12:48 PM VEN21:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter had entered the game in a 4-for-36 funk but reached base three times. He became the fastest Cardinal to reach 400 walks (759 games) by reaching in the third inning, topping Albert Pujols' mark in 789 contests.
May 24 6:43 AM PT7:43 AM MT8:43 AM CT9:43 AM ET9:43 ET13:43 GMT21:43 6:43 AM MST8:43 AM EST9:13 AM VEN17:43 UAE8:43 AM CT-Carpenter went 0 for 5 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1. He ended the game with a .226 batting average.
Analysis: He's 2 for 23 in his last five games.
May 21 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET20:51 ET0:51 GMT8:51 5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST8:21 PM VEN4:51 UAE (+1)7:51 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3. The homer was his ninth of the season. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is 4 for 31 with eight strikeouts in his last eight games but two of those hits have left the yard. The Cardinals face the Dodgers on Tuesday, and Carpenter is 5 for 19 against Clayton Kershaw, the scheduled starter for the opener.
May 21 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 6 with a double Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the San Francisco Giants 3-1. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
May 20 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the San Francisco Giants 6-5. He ended the game with a .238 batting average.
May 18 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET12:08 ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST11:38 AM VEN20:08 UAE11:08 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 5 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Boston Red Sox 5-4. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
May 17 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET0:12 ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST11:42 PM VEN8:12 UAE11:12 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with an RBI Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Boston Red Sox 6-3. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
May 14 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET17:25 ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST4:55 PM VEN1:25 UAE (+1)4:25 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Chicago Cubs 5-0. The homer was his eighth of the season. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter's two-run drive came in the third. He was 1-for-31 before the round-tripper against Arrieta, his friend and college teammate at TCU.
May 13 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET21:53 ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST9:23 PM VEN5:53 UAE (+1)8:53 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Maybe Sunday will be the day Carpenter finally gets a hit off his former TCU teammate, Jake Arrieta. Carpenter is 0 for 27 lifetime against Arrieta with nine strikeouts and six walks.
May 12 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 3 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Chicago Cubs 3-2. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
May 10 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET23:28 ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST10:58 PM VEN7:28 UAE (+1)10:28 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Miami Marlins 7-5. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
May 10 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET0:34 ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST12:04 AM VEN8:34 UAE11:34 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 6-5. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
May 8 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Miami Marlins 9-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Analysis: Though his three-game homer streak came to an end, Carpenter has driven in seven runs and scored six times while going 5 for 14 over his last four contests. The three-time All-Star has produced five homers and 17 RBIs while posting a .500 on-base percentage and 11 runs scored during an 11-game stretch.
May 7 3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Atlanta Braves 6-4. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
May 6 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Atlanta Braves 5-3. The homer was his sixth of the season. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter has homered in his last two games. He's also 8 for 19 with three homers, three doubles and eight RBIs in his last six.
May 6 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET0:25 ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST11:55 PM VEN8:25 UAE11:25 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 10-0. The homer was his fifth of the season. Carpenter scored three times. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter is hitting .400 with two home runs with six RBIs in his last five games.
May 5 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 2 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
May 3 8:02 AM PT9:02 AM MT10:02 AM CT11:02 AM ET11:02 ET15:02 GMT23:02 8:02 AM MST10:02 AM EST10:32 AM VEN19:02 UAE10:02 AM CT-Carpenter went 2 for 4 with a double Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: He's 5 for 11 in the last three games.
May 2 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Matt Carpenter went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Monday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5. The homer was his fourth of the season. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Apr. 30 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 2 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-4. Carpenter scored once. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Analysis: The open a four-game home series against the Brewers on Monday, and Carpenter is 5 for 13 with a homer and two doubles lifetime against Zach Davies, the scheduled starter for the opener.
Apr. 29 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Matt Carpenter went 0 for 4 Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Cincinnati Reds 7-5. He ended the game with a .224 batting average.
Apr. 28 7:05 AM PT8:05 AM MT9:05 AM CT10:05 AM ET10:05 ET14:05 GMT22:05 7:05 AM MST9:05 AM EST9:35 AM VEN18:05 UAE9:05 AM CT-Carpenter went 0 for 3 with an RBI Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 in the second game of a doubleheader. He ended the game with a .238 batting average.
Analysis: Carpenter, who hit a grand slam in Game 1, is 2 for 11 in the last three games.
Apr. 27 4:53 PM PT5:53 PM MT6:53 PM CT7:53 PM ET19:53 ET23:53 GMT7:53 4:53 PM MST6:53 PM EST7:23 PM VEN3:53 UAE (+1)6:53 PM CT-Matt Carpenter hit his first career grand slam with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning and went 2 for 5 with five RBIs Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in the opener of a doubleheader. The homer was his third of the season. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: After a slow start, Carpenter has hit safely in eight of his last nine games. He's 10 for 34 over that span with three homers and eight RBIs.
Apr. 25 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Carpenter was suspended one game by MLB for bumping an umpire Sunday, and he'll sit out Tuesday's game against Toronto instead of appealing.
Analysis: Carpenter made contact with the ump after being ejected for arguing a called third strike.
Apr. 23 4:50 PM PT5:50 PM MT6:50 PM CT7:50 PM ET19:50 ET23:50 GMT7:50 4:50 PM MST6:50 PM EST7:20 PM VEN3:50 UAE (+1)6:50 PM CT-Carpenter was 0 for 3 with three strikeouts and a walk in Sunday's win over the Brewers.
Analysis: The Cardinals open a 10-game homestand Tuesday against the Blue Jays, and Carpenter is batting .167 with no extra-base hits in seven contests in St. Louis this season. He enjoys facing AL pitching, however, batting .367 with eight homers, 13 RBIs and 19 runs in 23 interleague games since the start of last season.
Apr. 21 10:36 AM PT11:36 AM MT12:36 PM CT1:36 PM ET13:36 ET17:36 GMT1:36 10:36 AM MST12:36 PM EST1:06 PM VEN21:36 UAE12:36 PM CT-Carpenter hit his second home run of the season and ended 2 for 5 in Thursday's loss at Milwaukee.
Analysis: The versatile infielder struggled during the season's first week but has turned it up since, hitting .321 over his nine games and homering in two of the past five. Carpenter rates as a strong play in Friday's matchup with the Brewers, as he's 19 for 41 (.463) with three homers lifetime against Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta.
Apr. 17 5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 PM CT-As expected, Carpenter was in the lineup Wednesday against the Pirates after missing two games due to a swollen ring finger. He went 1 for 4.
Analysis: The injury was sustained after the 31-year-old All-Star was hit by a ground ball in Sunday's game against the New York Yankees, and he was a late scratch Monday. Carpenter is batting just .225 with one homer and four RBIs in 13 games this season.
Apr. 15 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET11:46 ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST11:16 AM VEN19:46 UAE10:46 AM CT-Carpenter hit his first home run of the season Friday, a two-run shot in the first inning of the Cardinals' loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: The three-time All-Star is still off to a slow start, hitting just .209 thus far and entering Friday's matchup with only two RBIs through his first nine games. Carpenter's track record says he'll bounce back and put up solid fantasy numbers in several categories before the year is out.
Apr. 12 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET21:24 ET1:24 GMT9:24 6:24 PM MST8:24 PM EST8:54 PM VEN5:24 UAE (+1)8:24 PM CT-Carpenter didn't have a hit Wednesday but walked twice, scored twice and drove in a run.
Analysis: Carpenter was back in the lineup after back stiffness kept him out of the starting lineup Tuesday. He's batting just .192 but has drawn seven walks.
Apr. 9 5:02 PM PT6:02 PM MT7:02 PM CT8:02 PM ET20:02 ET0:02 GMT8:02 5:02 PM MST7:02 PM EST7:32 PM VEN4:02 UAE (+1)7:02 PM CT-Carpenter singled and walked in Sunday's 8-0 loss to the Reds.
Analysis: Carpenter is off to a sluggish start to the season, going 3 for 20 with four walks. He is still seeking his first extra-base hit. The Cardinals visit the nation's capital on Monday, and Carpenter was just 4 for 22 with six strikeouts against Washington pitching in 2016.
Mar. 9 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-In the lineup for defensive purposes only - he's now the full-time first baseman - Carpenter batted ninth against Houston. He'd missed Grapefruit League games for more than a week because of his back problem and had been forced him to withdraw from the World Baseball Classic.
Analysis: Carpenter spent the past couple days hitting off a tee and expects to be cleared to take full swings in the batting cage by Monday. He figures he'll be ready to take unrestricted hacks in game by the beginning of next weekend.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 StL 7 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 .067 .263 .133
2012 StL 114 296 44 87 22 5 6 46 34 63 1 1 .294 .365 .463
2013 StL 157 626 126 199 55 7 11 78 72 98 3 3 .318 .392 .481
2014 StL 158 595 99 162 33 2 8 59 95 111 5 3 .272 .375 .375
2015 StL 154 574 101 156 44 3 28 84 81 151 4 3 .272 .365 .505
2016 StL 129 473 81 128 36 6 21 68 81 108 0 4 .271 .380 .505
2017 StL 145 497 91 120 31 2 23 69 109 125 2 1 .241 .384 .451
Career 864 3076 542 853 222 25 97 404 476 660 15 15 .277 .377 .460

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 StL Total 9 14 3 4 1 0 1 3 3 5 0 0 .286 .412 .571
    WC 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
    LDS 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 3 9 3 3 1 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 .333 .500 .778
2013 StL Total 17 69 8 15 3 1 0 4 4 17 1 0 .217 .263 .290
    LDS 5 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 .053 .143 .053
    LCS 6 23 4 6 2 1 0 2 3 5 1 0 .261 .333 .435
    WS 6 27 3 8 1 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .296 .286 .333
2014 StL Total 9 36 6 10 4 0 4 8 3 12 0 0 .278 .333 .722
    LDS 4 16 4 6 3 0 3 7 1 4 0 0 .375 .412 1.125
    LCS 5 20 2 4 1 0 1 1 2 8 0 0 .200 .273 .400
2015 StL Total 4 17 3 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 .235 .278 .412
    LDS 4 17 3 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 .235 .278 .412
Career 39 136 20 33 8 1 6 16 11 39 1 0 .243 .300 .449


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