Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Chris Carpenter is conditioning himself to be a starter.
Chris Carpenter (shoulder/neck) had another successful bullpen session on Wednesday.
Chris Carpenter said Sunday that he was given a cortisone shot in his right hip a couple of weeks ago.
Chris Carpenter (shoulder) threw over 70 pitches during a bullpen session Friday at Busch Stadium.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals are hoping Chris Carpenter (shoulder) will be able to rejoin the team as a reliever at some point later this season.
Chris Carpenter (shoulder) told reporters on a visit to Cardinals camp Monday that he's unlikely to pitch again.
Cardinals placed RHP Chris Carpenter on the 60-day disabled list due to continued irritation in his cervical spine and right shoulder.
Chris Carpenter (shoulder, neck) said during a press conference Monday that has not ruled out pitching at some point in 2013.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that Chris Carpenter is still feeling discomfort in his arm and is "very unlikely" to pitch in 2013.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Carpenter is considering retirement and is expected to address his future at a press conference on Tuesday.
Chris Carpenter stated Saturday that his throwing is going well, his shoulder is strong, and that he's anxious about testing his arm during spring training.
Chris Carpenter allowed five runs (two earned) on six hits over four innings in Sunday's NLCS Game 6 loss to the Giants.
Chris Carpenter wasn't too sharp in Monday's NLCS Game 2 loss to the Giants, allowing five runs -- two earned -- over four innings.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny announced on Friday that Chris Carpenter will not be available out of the bullpen for Friday's critical Game 5 against the Nationals.