September 15, 2008

Carpenter shut down for the season | News

Carpenter shut down for the season News: "The Cardinals announced on Friday that they are shutting down Chris Carpenter for the season, ending a disappointing and frustrating campaign for the former Cy Young Award winner.

Carpenter, who is dealing with a muscle strain in the back of his right shoulder, ends the season with four appearances, three starts, covering 15 1/3 innings. He has pitched in five Major League games since the end of the 2006 World Series."

... Matthew Leach stays on top of the status regarding former Cardinals' ace Chris Carpenter, detailing the hurlers' "shutdown" for the 2008 season.