Left foot fracture
NEW YORK — If it seemed like Matt Carpenter wasn't himself when he came back from the Yankees' injured list last fall — returning for the playoffs after a left foot fracture — that's because he was still hurt.
Has Matt Carpenter ever pitched?
Does Matt Carpenter wear batting gloves?
Carpenter has a simple swag about him. At the plate, he swings a Marucci DW5 maple bat but grips it without batting gloves-a timeless look. Carpenter is locked in with Nike and wears a variety of of custom PE Nike spikes, often with Stance socks.
Does HBP count as an at bat?
What is wrong with Carpenter for Yankees?
The magic wore off when Carpenter fouled a pitch off his foot in Seattle in August, an injury that ended his regular season. He didn't return until the playoffs where he couldn't recapture his stroke, hitting . 083 (1-for-12) with nine strikeouts in six postseason games.
How many years did Matt Carpenter play for the Cardinals?
Carpenter, a Texas native, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round in 2009. He made his MLB in 2011 and went on to play 11 seasons for St. Louis, six of which landed him in the postseason.