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Matt Carpenter
Birthdate: 11/26/1985 (31 y, 3 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/205     Position: 2B/3B
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 13, Pick: 18, Overall: 399, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $52M / 6 Years (2014 - 2019) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Carpenter went 2-for-3 with four RBI from a sacrifice fly, RBI single and two-run triple in Wednesday's 6-1 Grapefruit League win over the Nationals. (3/23/2017)
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Profile: Matt Carpenter moved all over the diamond last season, playing at least 40 games at third base, second base, and first base, but should see almost all of his playing time this season at first. Carpenter has long been an OBP king and nothing changed last season with a .380 mark that was right in line with his career average. Carpenter broke out in the power department back in 2015 with 28 home runs and looked well on his way to repeating it last year with 14 homers in the first half. Unfortunately an oblique injury robbed him of time in July and might have hurt his game when he came back, hitting just seven home runs with a .229 average after the break. Heading into 2017 healthy, there is little reason to expect we won't see a very good Matt Carpenter again. At first base, his bat doesn't play quite as well as at second or third base, but he should still be above average. The signing of Dexter Fowler should move Carpenter out of the leadoff spot and provide more opportunities for RBI. A season with 25 home runs and 100 RBI seem like reasonable goals along with a .270 average and an OBP among the league leaders. (Craig Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Carpenter will be a middle-of-the-order hitter next season and while he isn't likely to get 30+ homers, something a bit short of that with solid RBI numbers is a good bet to go along with a great OBP.

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DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -5661283662181680414.3 %19.1 %.235.307.271.380.505.375135
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-10-02STLPIT11B51001140040.0 %20.0 %1.500.000.500.6002.000.679339
2016-10-01STLPIT11B4100001000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.333.250.333.22031
2016-09-30STLPIT11B41100100050.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.7501.000.656323
2016-09-29STLCIN11B51100100020.0 %40.0 %.250.500.250.400.500.387143
2016-09-28STLCIN11B40000000050.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.345115
2016-09-27STLCIN11B51001110120.0 %20.0 %.750.000.250.4001.000.541247
2016-09-25STL@CHC12B4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22031
2016-09-24STL@CHC12B5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-23STL@CHC12B4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-21STL@COL11B4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22031
2016-09-19STL@COL11B5200001000.0 %40.0 %.000.667.400.400.400.351120
2016-09-18STL@SFG11B4110010000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.31192
2016-09-17STL@SFG11B-3B4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22031
2016-09-16STL@SFG11B3200010000.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.667.667.586276
2016-09-15STL@SFG11B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
2016-09-14STLCHC11B4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-13STLCHC12B-1B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1805
2016-09-12STLCHC31B3000000000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-11STLMIL13B4220010000.0 %25.0 %.500.667.500.5001.000.621300
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-09-10STLMIL11B40000100150.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.23038
2016-09-09STLMIL11B4200112000.0 %0.0 %.750.333.500.5001.250.723369
2016-09-08STLMIL11B3110010000.0 %33.3 %.333.500.333.333.667.414161
2016-09-07STL@PIT12B5100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1762
2016-09-06STL@PIT4PH1100111000.0 %0.0 %3.000.0001.0001.0004.0002.0151234
2016-09-05STL@PIT13B6110010000.0 %50.0 %.200.500.200.333.400.327103
2016-09-04STL@CIN11B50000000020.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2016-09-03STL@CIN11B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
2016-09-02STL@CIN11B-2B4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22031
2016-08-31STL@MIL11B-2B4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-30STL@MIL11B5100000000.0 %60.0 %.000.500.200.200.200.1762
2016-08-29STL@MIL11B51000000040.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.600.333.392147
2016-08-28STLOAK11B4320131000.0 %0.0 %1.250.667.750.7502.0001.125638
2016-08-27STLOAK62B1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-26STLOAK12B4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22031
2016-08-25STLNYM11B5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1762
2016-08-24STLNYM11B5100111000.0 %40.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.403154
2016-08-23STLNYM32B51000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31494
2016-08-21STL@PHI31B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-08-20STL@PHI32B42100000025.0 %25.0 %.3331.000.667.7501.000.703355
2016-08-19STL@PHI31B5000000000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-17STL@HOU3DH51000100020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.31494
2016-08-16STL@HOU32B41000200025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.392147
2016-08-14STL@CHC31B5000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-13STL@CHC31B5200010000.0 %60.0 %.0001.000.400.400.400.351120
2016-08-12STL@CHC11B3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-11STL@CHC11B6100000000.0 %33.3 %.000.250.167.167.167.146-18
2016-08-10STLCIN11B42011210025.0 %0.0 %1.667.500.667.7502.3331.069600
2016-08-09STLCIN12B51000000020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.31494
2016-08-08STLCIN12B5210002000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.424168
2016-08-06STLATL12B30000000033.3 %0.0 %.000.000.000.333.000.23038
2016-08-05STLATL12B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-06STLPIT12B1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-05STLPIT12B5000000000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-04STLPIT12B53100020120.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.8001.000.738378
2016-07-03STLMIL12B51000110020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31494
2016-07-01STLMIL12B52000110020.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.490212
2016-06-30STLKCR12B40000000050.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.345115
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-06-29STLKCR12B61000000016.7 %33.3 %.000.333.200.333.200.26259
2016-06-28STL@KCR12B52101220040.0 %20.0 %1.3331.000.667.8002.000.928506
2016-06-27STL@KCR12B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-06-26STL@SEA12B6301232000.0 %16.7 %1.333.333.500.5001.833.933509
2016-06-25STL@SEA12B51100000020.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.400.500.387143
2016-06-24STL@SEA12B-1B41000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.29380
2016-06-22STL@CHC12B51100220020.0 %40.0 %.250.500.250.400.500.387143
2016-06-21STL@CHC12B4100111000.0 %0.0 %.750.000.250.2501.000.504222
2016-06-20STL@CHC12B50000000140.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.400.000.27669
2016-06-19STLTEX12B-1B52000000040.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.800.667.628305
2016-06-18STLTEX12B41100100050.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.7501.000.656323
2016-06-17STLTEX12B42000000050.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.785410
2016-06-15STLHOU12B4200000000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.439178
2016-06-14STLHOU12B4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22031
2016-06-10STL@PIT12B62001230033.3 %16.7 %.750.500.500.6671.250.712361
2016-06-09STL@CIN12B41100100025.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.483208
2016-06-08STL@CIN12B61100110050.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.667.667.552254
2016-06-07STL@CIN12B5110012000.0 %0.0 %.200.200.200.200.400.24851
2016-06-05STLSFG13B4310011000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.750386
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-06-04STLSFG13B-1B4110010000.0 %50.0 %.250.500.250.250.500.31192
2016-06-03STLSFG13B42000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.612294
2016-06-01STL@MIL13B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-31STL@MIL13B5412042000.0 %0.0 %1.000.800.800.8001.8001.052589
2016-05-30STL@MIL13B5420030000.0 %20.0 %.4001.000.800.8001.200.848452
2016-05-29STL@WSN13B5000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-28STL@WSN11B5110001000.0 %60.0 %.200.500.200.200.400.24851
2016-05-24STLCHC13B2000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-23STLCHC13B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
2016-05-22STLARI13B3100000000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29380
2016-05-21STLARI13B51000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.22031
2016-05-20STLARI11B-3B61100100016.7 %16.7 %.200.250.200.333.400.322100
2016-05-19STLCOL13B-1B5320126000.0 %20.0 %1.000.667.600.6001.600.900487
2016-05-18STLCOL13B40000100050.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.345115
2016-05-17STLCOL13B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-15STL@LAD13B51001110040.0 %0.0 %1.000.000.333.6001.333.676337
2016-05-14STL@LAD13B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-13STL@LAD13B50000100060.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.600.000.414162
2016-05-12STL@LAA13B62001230016.7 %16.7 %.600.333.400.5001.000.597284
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-05-11STL@LAA13B4000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-10STL@LAA13B4200222000.0 %0.0 %1.500.000.500.5002.0001.007559
2016-05-08STLPIT13B52100200040.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.8001.000.700353
2016-05-07STLPIT13B5210122000.0 %20.0 %.800.333.400.4001.200.651320
2016-05-06STLPIT13B-1B5100000000.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.1762
2016-05-05STLPHI13B4210000000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.530239
2016-05-04STLPHI8PH-1B2000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-03STLPHI13B4110000000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.31192
2016-05-02STLPHI13B50000000040.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.400.000.27669
2016-05-01STLWSN13B4200000000.0 %50.0 %.0001.000.500.500.500.439178
2016-04-30STLWSN23B4000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-29STLWSN13B5100010000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1762
2016-04-28STL@ARI13B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-27STL@ARI11B51000120040.0 %20.0 %.000.500.333.600.333.452187
2016-04-26STL@ARI33B41000100075.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.753389
2016-04-25STL@ARI13B5200111000.0 %20.0 %.600.333.400.4001.000.579272
2016-04-24STL@SDP13B61010110033.3 %16.7 %.500.333.250.500.750.492214
2016-04-23STL@SDP9PH-3B3100011000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29380
2016-04-22STL@SDP13B4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-04-20STLCHC13B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-19STLCHC13B4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22031
2016-04-18STLCHC13B41100000025.0 %50.0 %.3331.000.333.500.667.483208
2016-04-17STLCIN13B-1B41001110025.0 %0.0 %1.000.000.333.5001.333.676337
2016-04-16STLCIN13B51000110020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31494
2016-04-15STLCIN13B50000100040.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.400.000.27669
2016-04-14STLMIL13B5220012000.0 %20.0 %.500.667.500.6001.000.641314
2016-04-13STLMIL13B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
2016-04-11STLMIL13B4201012000.0 %25.0 %.500.667.500.5001.000.612294
2016-04-10STL@ATL13B-1B6100123000.0 %16.7 %.750.000.250.5001.000.576270
2016-04-09STL@ATL13B52100110040.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.8001.000.700353
2016-04-08STL@ATL13B5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1762
2016-04-06STL@PIT13B4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-05STL@PIT13B50000100020.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1730
2016-04-03STL@PIT13B51000010020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31494