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Apr 6, 2021
Matt Carpenter hitting fifth? Now that's a head-scratcher

Matt Carpenter hitting fifth? Now that's a head-scratcher

Ben Frederickson addresses the puzzling questions about the Cardinals, the Blues and Mizzou basketball.
Apr 2, 2021
Unraveling the Lane Thomas, Matt Carpenter and Andrew Knizner situations: Musings from Opening Day

Unraveling the Lane Thomas, Matt Carpenter and Andrew Knizner situations: Musings from Opening Day

Cardinals fans had more questions about the players who weren't in the opening day lineup than those who were. Ben Frederickson takes a shot at answering those questions.
Mar 29, 2021
How Justin Williams moved up and why Matt Carpenter hasn't been moved out

How Justin Williams moved up and why Matt Carpenter hasn't been moved out

Derrick Goold addresses the chasm between Cardinals management and a vocal section of the fan base over some roster positions.
Call to the Pen Mar 26, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Matt Carpenter has nothing left to give

The St. Louis Cardinals have spent the past couple of offseasons upgrading the corners of their infield. Those trades have also had an effect on their current roster, as the acquisitions of Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado have pushed Matt Carpenter into a reduced role. As Carpenter has played second base before, he was considered […] St. Louis Cardinals: Matt Carpenter has nothing left to give - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 22, 2021
Ready to run Matt Carpenter out of town? Hummel offers some perspective first

Ready to run Matt Carpenter out of town? Hummel offers some perspective first

Hall of Fame sportswriter Rick Hummel reminds fans that the Grapefruit League games don't count, and that veteran players are rarely dumped on the basis of spring training.
Redbird Rants Mar 22, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Paul DeJong showing signs of life at the plate

It’s been a rough time at the plate for Paul DeJong this spring, but things have started to improve for the St. Louis Cardinals’ shortstop. Multiple of the St. Louis Cardinals’ top hitters have not had great spring training stat lines. Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado, Dylan Carlson, Matt Carpenter, and finally Paul DeJong have all […] St. Louis Cardinals: Paul DeJong showing signs of life at the plate - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Mar 22, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: John Nogowski putting pressure on Matt Carpenter

Matt Carpenter has been a big part of the St. Louis Cardinals’ roster in the past. However, John Nogowski’s play this spring is presenting another option if Carpenter’s struggles continue. Matt Carpenter’s decline in the past two seasons has been one of the most baffling things in recent St. Louis Cardinals‘ history. After finishing top […] St. Louis Cardinals: John Nogowski putting pressure on Matt Carpenter - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Mar 19, 2021

St. Louis Cardinals: Tommy Edman is earning the leadoff spot

Coming into 2021, the St. Louis Cardinals needed someone to step up in the leadoff spot. So far this spring, that has been all Tommy Edman. For the first time in almost a decade, Matt Carpenter won’t be an everyday player in the St. Louis Cardinals’ lineup. The vast majority of the time that Carpenter […] St. Louis Cardinals: Tommy Edman is earning the leadoff spot - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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