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Cardinals Trying to Keep Carpenter in the Organization

chris_carpenter_2013Chris Carpenter previously announced that hes retiring due to injuries, but the Cardinals want the former Cy Young winner to stick around in the organization.

General manager John Mozeliak told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch that hes asked Carpenter to take a front office role or another role elsewhere in the organization:

"I dont want to guess what he was trying to tell me or read the tea leaves. In time, well all sit down and talk."

Carpenter is only 38 years old, but hasnt been healthy and effective since 2011 due to nerve problems in his shoulder.

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports


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