Chris Carpenter

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Lohse, Cardinals Complete Sweep of Nationals

Signed late in spring training, righty lifts St. Louis to 5-1

(Newser) - The Cardinals haven't been slowed by all those injuries. Kyle Lohse allowed four hits in seven innings, Rick Ankiel homered and St. Louis completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 3-0 victory Sunday. Lohse (1-0), who signed as a free agent on March 14, has thrown 12... More »

Looper, Ankiel Lead Cards Past Nationals

In a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals

(Newser) - Braden Looper gave the lightly-regarded St. Louis Cardinals rotation its fourth straight stingy outing and Rick Ankiel hit a two-run home run in a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. The surprising Cardinals are 3-1, two games above .500 for the first time since the end of... More »

Carpenter to Have Tommy John Surgery

Cardinal ace expected to miss remainder of 2007, part of 2008

(Newser) - Cardinals right-hander Chris Carpenter, the 2005 Cy Young winner, will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the rest of this season and part of next, the team said yesterday. The 2006 World Series star and Opening Day starter hit the DL on April 2 and hasn't started in... More »

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