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  1. Fantasy Baseball Winter Meetings Trade Reaction: Marcell Ozuna adds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | CBS Sports

    ... Martinez , who's basically confined to first base at a time when the Cardinals don't seem to trust playing Matt Carpenter anywhere else. That's possibly the biggest loss. Martinez isn't the most well-known of that group, but he thrived when given ...

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  2. So... Should the Cardinals pursue Manny Machado? - A Hunt and PeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Viva El Birdos

    ... or play a utility role while Gyorko starts a third. With the positional flexibility of DeJong, Gyorko, and Matt Carpenter , it would be easy to find at bats for all the infielders on a regular basis. The downside to this possible acquisition, as ...

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  3. MLB rumors: Orioles open to Machado trade and he wants to play shortstopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | CBS Sports

    ... . They have starting pitching depth from which to deal and they could shift Paul DeJong to third base with Matt Carpenter remaining at first. I wonder about the Rockies if they'd want to move or bench Trevor Story for a year. The Diamondbacks seem ...

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  4. A look at the middle infield situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Viva El Birdos

    ... to play a large role at short, but what happens with first base will affect what happens at second base. Will Matt Carpenter move to third and push Gyorko into a platoon with Wong? Or will Carpenter play some second base? What about acquiring Evan ...

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  5. Buffa: The Post-Stanton plan for the CardinalsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... disappointment. Via Steamers over at Fangraphs, your starting lineup WAR is projected to run like this: Matt Carpenter (2.7), Tommy Pham (2.9), Paul DeJong (2.5), Dexter Fowler (2.0), Yadier Molina (2.6), Jedd Gyorko (2.1), Stephen Piscotty (0.9), ...

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  6. Cardinals well-positioned to add impact bat even after missing out on StantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | CBS Sports

    ... so while playing a fine-to-good third base. The Cardinals could slot in Donaldson at the hot corner and leave Matt Carpenter at first base, all the while hoping their outfield depth gets the job done. Of course, it's possible the Cardinals would ...

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  7. The Irony of Signing Miles MikolasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Viva El Birdos

    ... this upcoming season. The following offseason, the Cardinals can shed about $30 million more depending on how Matt Carpenter and Jedd Gyorko age, and whether or not the club exercises their options. Nearly an additional $30 million will open up when ...

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  8. Christian Yelich is the Cardinals best Plan BRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Viva El Birdos

    ... Yelich is a younger version of Eric Hosmer with the bat who can run and play defense and wouldn't displace Matt Carpenter and significantly worsen the defense. That's just the projections. Yelich has been consistently better than Hosmer over the ...

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  9. Blue Jays: What to like about the Aledmys Diaz tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Jays Journal

    ... with 25 home runs and 65 RBI in just 108 games played. The Cardinals also have other infield depth like Matt Carpenter , Jedd Gyorko , and Kolton Wong, so they were able to move on from Diaz. They're also rumoured to be in on talks for upgrades like ...

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  10. Cards trade Diaz to Toronto for Class A outfielderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Anniston Star

    ... ke the team as a utility player next season with DeJong entrenched at short, Kolten Wong at second and either Matt Carpenter or Jedd Gyorko, at present, slated for third base. He had finished a four-year, $8 million deal with the Cardinals.

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  11. A Japanese GambitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Viva El Birdos

    ... Pham, and Stanton. However, you could conceivably see the Cardinals moving both Grichuk and Piscotty (or even Matt Carpenter) and holding Ohtani and Jose Martinez as bench bats capable of playing corner outfield or 1B. Given that both Pham and ...

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  12. Matt Carpenter is the most underrated player in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Viva El Birdos

    Since 2013, his first season as a regular starting player in Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals second baseman-turned-third baseman-turned first baseman Matt Carpenter has been the 21st best player in baseball by FanGraphs Wins Above Replacement. By this metric, imperfect but a good snapshot of a player's general standing in baseball, Carpenter outpaced several stone-cold superstars, including Anthony Rizzo, Nolan Arenado , and Giancarlo Stanton .

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  13. Inbox: Is Hosmer on Cardinals' wish list?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... not ruled out revisiting discussions with him when/if the time is right for both parties. What do you see as Matt Carpenter 's role in St. Louis in 2018? Is it possible that he could be moved over the offseason? If so, what would other teams be ...

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  14. Using Platoons to Optimize the Cardinals InfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Viva El Birdos

    ... I do. You might not have seen this one coming. Here's a number that I think gets overlooked: 85. That was Matt Carpenter's wRC+ against lefties in 2017. That's 15% below average . Of course, Jose Martinez won't be the 240 wRC+ machine (that's not a ...

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  15. Matt Carpenter is asked to do too muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Viva El Birdos

    On Tuesday of last week, we learned from Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch that the Cardinals were going to be "a little more open-minded" on how they think about Matt Carpenter 's position. As John Mozeliak added, "A lot is going to depend on how things evolve this offseason."

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  16. Scouting the Standouts from the Cardinals 2009 DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Viva El Birdos

    ... Kelly pitched in 54 games for Boston, punching out 52 batters and allowing only three home runs in 58 frames. Matt Carpenter was taken by the Cardinals in the 13th round of the 2009 draft, the 399th overall pick out of Texas Christian University. ...

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  17. Milwaukee Brewers: Who's next for a contract extension?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 19 | Reviewing the Brew

    ... for the next decade, a contract extension makes sense sooner rather than later. Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter signed a six-year deal worth $52 million in 2014. Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager earned a seven-year contract that will pay ...

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  18. Kansas City Royals Rumors: Cardinals interested in Eric HosmerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | Kings of Kauffman

    ... the franchise would be overpaying for the production it would receive in return. There's also the matter of Matt Carpenter . Needless to say, St. Louis isn't as clear-cut of a favorite as Boston . The Mets have been connected with both Mike ...

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  19. MLB Hot Stove Free Agency Rumors: Cardinals may have interest in Eric HosmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | CBS Sports

    ... which makes him quite young by free agent standards. The Cardinals have options at first base, what with Matt Carpenter and Jose Martinez on the roster. However, the team has already spoken to Carpenter about filling a "super utility" role in 2018. ...

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  20. A free agent possibility: Carlos GonzalezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Viva El Birdos

    ... or play the outfield against lefties. We have seen the Cardinals already preparing for that by informing Matt Carpenter he should be prepared to be a super-utility player-"an every day player without an every day position"-as Mike Matheny described ...

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