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Chris Carpenter

MLB Player information
NameChris Carpenter
PositionStarting pitcher
Place of birthExeter, New Hampshire
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB debutMay 12, 1997 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Career statistics
Win - loss record144 92 (.610)
Earned run average3.76
Strikeouts1685
Teams
*Toronto Blue Jays (1997 2002) *St. Louis Cardinals (2003 present)
* 3× All-Star selection (2005, 2006, 2010) * World Series champion (2006) * 2005 NL Cy Young Award * 2x NL TSN Pitcher of the Year (2005, 2006) * NL Pitcher of the Month (Aug. 2009) * 2004 NL Comeback Player of the Year (TSN) * 2009 NL Comeback Player of the Year (MLB) * 2009 NL Bullet Rogan Award * 2009 NL Comeback Player of the Year award "Players Choice Award" * 2009 Tony Conigliaro Award

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Christopher John Carpenter (born April 27, 1975 in Exeter, New Hampshire) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who has played for the St. Louis Cardinals since 2003, and is currently signed with the team until the 2011 season, with a club option for 2012. Carpenter was 22 years old and a highly-regarded prospect when he broke into the majors in 1997 with the Toronto Blue Jays. He stayed with Toronto until after the 2002 season. He is 6' 6" and weighs 230 pounds.


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