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Sep 19, 2018
Shildt gives Carpenter a little extra rest

Shildt gives Carpenter a little extra rest

ATLANTA • After Matt Carpenter salvaged a three-strikeout game Tuesday by taking a walk and scoring a run, manager Mike Shildt asked him to step aside for a conversation.
Sep 15, 2018
Bader gets a run at leadoff as Carpenter takes a break

Bader gets a run at leadoff as Carpenter takes a break

ST. LOUIS • There was not a stockpiling of strikeouts or at-bats that led Saturday to Cardinals manager Mike Shildt writing a lineup without Matt Carpenter in it, Shildt said that morning. The day off was needed, welcome, and plotted…
Redbird Rants Sep 13, 2018

St. Louis Cardinals fans need this Rally Squirrel t-shirt

St. Louis Cardinals fans have an MVP candidate, are eyeing a playoff spot and now have a rally squirrel. Yeah, you read that right. And you can get a shirt, too. The St. Louis Cardinals have a lot to be happy about. Matt Carpenter’s insane second-half surge took him from a .160 hitter to the […] St. Louis Cardinals fans need this Rally Squirrel t-shirt - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 11, 2018
Adam Wainwright shares some salsa magic with Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko

Adam Wainwright shares some salsa magic with Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko

After helping to revive a rough season and sparking a scooping celebration, Matt Carpenter's salsa takes on its toughest test: erasing the St. Louis Blues' Stanley Cup drought.
Redbird Rants Sep 11, 2018

St. Louis Cardinals: The salsa is spreading to the Blues

The St. Louis Cardinals have had an amazing run of late fueled by nothing other than Matt’s Secret Stuff. That stuff, of course, being Matt Carpenter’s salsa. There is more to winning baseball games than just eating salsa. Or so experts would have you believe. If all it takes is this secret salsa to win, […] St. Louis Cardinals: The salsa is spreading to the Blues - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 7, 2018
Goold: 25 years ago today, Whiten had greatest single-game in Cardinals history, until Carpenter...

Goold: 25 years ago today, Whiten had greatest single-game in Cardinals history, until Carpenter...

Can a four-homer, 12-RBI game that set a slew of club records be trumped by a three-homer, seven-RBI game that set one major-league record? Let's have this debate.
Aug 26, 2018

Carpenter smacks four doubles as Cardinals rout Rockies

DENVER • As many times as Matt Carpenter had come to Coors Field and watched a teammate have a blockbuster game or a team a binge inning, he never experienced that same elation. His game never seemed to be going…
Aug 22, 2018
Cardinals' search for lefthanded power leads to reunion with 'Big City' Adams

Cardinals' search for lefthanded power leads to reunion with 'Big City' Adams

LOS ANGELES • It’s not unusual for opponents to ask Matt Carpenter for his salsa recipe when they meet at first base during a game or for some players to text him about getting a jar during a visit to…

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