Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter insisted he has not abandoned hope of returning to the mound but allowed at a Monday morning press conference that he has no answers about why his problematic nerve disorder has returned or how he may address it.
Monday is the day both pitchers and catchers had to officially report to Spring Training, but there was of course one noticeable absence, ace Chris Carpenter didn't show.
Anyone who thought Chris Carpenter would make a retirement announcement today just doesn’t know him very well.
Chris Carpenter addressed the media on Monday morning at Busch Stadium for the first time since general manager John Mozeliak announced that it was unlikely the veteran pitcher would be able to pitch during the 2013 season.
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