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Chris Carpenter

Carp's Career May Be Over

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Chris Carpenter, one of the best clutch pitchers in the storied history of the St. Louis Cardinals, may have thrown his final pitch....

Giants Force Game 7

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants saved their season once more, pushing St. Louis to a winner-take-all Game 7 in the N...

One Rough Inning

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Chris Carpenter had to figure there might be a hitch at some point along the way in his remarkable return. The St. Louis Cardin...

Cards Blank Nats In D.C.

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Set aside the high-pressure task of postseason pitching that Chris Carpenter routinely masters for the St. Louis Cardinals and thin...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

It ranks third, right behind "Win one for the Gipper" and "Tippecanoe and Tyler too." Mets manager Terry Collins says the message he wants to deliver is, "We're better than people think we are."

All-Star Pitchers Rescue Man Bitten By Anaconda

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2011 | Sports

The pitchers' duel between Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter in Game 5 of the National League Division Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the...

Jordan Schultz

The Spirit Of St. Louis: Inside The Cardinals' World Series Celebration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

When David Murphy's final fly ball landed in the glove of newly minted St. Louis Cardinals hero Allen Craig, the players' celebration began. In realit...

Cardinals Win World Series

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — David Freese swooped in, expecting Elvis Andrus to bunt. He did, but the ball trickled wide of the line. The St. Louis third basema...

Ace In The Cards

AP | By R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals took Chris Carpenter at his word. Their ace did not let them down. The 36-year-old Carpenter was his usual stingy self on ...

Trump Cards: St. Louis Defeats Rangers To Win World Series

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair...

World Series Highlights

Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

Most of the fans who have been following the twists and turns of this thrilling 2011 World Series are not long-time fans of either the victorious Card...

World Series Game 7 LIVE UPDATES

Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

It all ends tonight. After arguably one of the greatest games in World Series history, the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers will play in a winner...

Chris Carpenter To Pitch Game 7

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Chris Carpenter is starting on three days' rest in Game 7 of the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. Manager Tony La Russa sa...

Jordan Schultz

Tony La Russa On Game 6, Ron Washington And The Cardinals' Game 7 Starter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- The morning after what many people are calling the greatest baseball game ever, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa took some time for an exc...

Going The Distance: Cardinals, Rangers To Play First Game 7 Since 2002

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — A drained Tony La Russa sat behind the podium, jersey gone and a blue towel draped around his neck, "When you dream," the St. Louis...

REMATCH: Carpenter vs. Wilson Face Off In Pivotal Game 5

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

Neftali Feliz closes out the Cardinals for his sixth save in this postseason. The Rangers win 4-2 to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series and move with...

World Series Game 5 LIVE UPDATES

Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

It's a best of three series now. The Rangers and Cardinals go at it in Game 5 Monday night in Rangers Ballpark and the winner will travel to St. Louis...

Cardinals Defeat Rangers In Game 1 Of World Series

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

Depending on the time frame one uses for perspective on last night's opening game of the World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-2 win over the Texa...

Carpenter Sets Tone For Cardinals In Game 1

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Over and over, Chris Carpenter insisted his elbow was fine. Sure, he got treatment, but who isn't sore this time of the year? There...

Pinch-Hero Leads Cardinals To Win In World Series Opener

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

BY Ben Walker, Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Pinch-hitter Allen Craig singled in the go-ahead run off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning wi...

World Series: Rangers And Cardinals Match Up

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

-- A position-by-position look at the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Busch Stadium: ...

Cardinals Bullpen Shines In Game 4 Win

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Randy Wolf outfoxed the St. Louis Cardinals for seven innings to earn his first postseason win at age 35 and the Milwaukee Brewers g...

Cardinal Direction: St. Louis Leads Milwaukee In NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols hit an RBI double during a four-run first inning and the St. Louis bullpen bailed out Chris Carpenter as the Cardinals...

Brewers Pitcher: Cardinals' Ace A 'Phony'

AP | CHRIS JENKINS | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — In a Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse filled with oversized personalities, the first shot at the rival St. Louis Cardinals going into Gam...

Carpenter Wins Pitchers' Duel

AP | By ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Chris Carpenter's teammates clutched champagne bottles and eagerly waited for him to enter the clubhouse before popping the cork. The...