Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:33:47 -0800
Updating previous reports, St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter's six-year deal includes a $1 million signing bonus. He will make $1.5 million this season and the contract will escalate each year, reaching $14.5 million during the 2019 season.
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:29:30 -0800
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter agreed to terms on six-year, $52 million deal that includes an $18.5 million club option or $2 million buyout for 2020.
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:28:40 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms with 3B Matt Carpenter on a contract extension. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:41:52 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals are close to reaching a contract extension with 3B Matt Carpenter Thursday, March 6. The deal is expected to be for six years in length, and FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal is reporting the value to be for between $50 and $55 million.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:13:36 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals are working on a multi-year contract for 3B Matt Carpenter.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:49:58 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter is a candidate for a long-term extension this spring, according to general manager John Mozeliak. No talks have taken place yet, though. Carpenter will enter his arbitration years after the 2014 season.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:40:49 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter has reported early to spring training, and infielders coach Jose Oquendo put him and others through a very taxing ground-ball drill at the team's facilities. Carpenter is making the move from second to third base this season. "One of the things that he's a stickler for and a master for is just the basics of fielding a groundball," Carpenter said. "He has a unique way of creating drills like that where it just takes the thought out of it. You're reacting on instincts only. There's method to his madness."
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:36:40 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter, CL Trevor Rosenthal and OF Oscar Taveras arrived to camp early Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 12:34:28 -0800
A contract extension for St. Louis Cardinals INF Matt Carpenter does not appear imminent but general manager John Mozeliak said negotiations could take place during spring training.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 09:16:30 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals plan to keep 3B Matt Carpenter at the top of their starting lineup because they love the on base percentage he provides at that spot.