Matt Carpenter is in the Cardinals starting lineup and playing first base for Friday's Grapefruit League showdown against the Mets.
Matt Carpenter (back) says he feels "100 percent" and will return to Grapefruit League action Friday.
Matt Carpenter (back) is about 10 days away from being cleared to swing a bat in games.
Matt Carpenter (back) is in the Cardinals' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday.
Matt Carpenter (back) is at least a week away from returning to Grapefruit League action.
Matt Carpenter (back) took batting practice and did some fielding work at first base on Monday.
Matt Carpenter (back) said Saturday that he won't swing a bat for the next few days and it will be around a week until he gets back into Grapefruit League action.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Saturday that Matt Carpenter will not participate in the World Baseball Classic.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Friday that Matt Carpenter (back) pulling out of the World Baseball Classic is "part of the conversation now."
Matt Carpenter was scratched from the Cardinals' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday due to lower back stiffness.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said in an interview on KMOX 1120 in St. Louis Sunday that the club is "pretty married" to keeping Matt Carpenter at first base.
Cardinals GM John Mozeliak told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Matt Carpenter will open 2017 as the team's starting first baseman.
Matt Carpenter said Sunday that he didn't feel comfortable with his oblique injury down the stretch and even modified his swing to avoid aggravating the injury.
Matt Carpenter (finger) is back in the Cardinals' starting lineup on Tuesday night.