When the Cardinals leave Florida tonight to return home after a lengthy road trip, ace Chris Carpenter will remain behind. He has other travel arrangements. Carpenter will fly to Dallas on Thursday morning to meet with a doctor who he has never met with and who has never "had his hands on me," he said. The goal is to get a fresh look at Carpenter's recurring nerve problem that has made it difficult for the righty to maintain strength in his pitching shoulder. The examination will come a day after Carpenter woke up Wednesday encouraged by how his arm felt and moved to test it out on the field.
Carpenter throws, set to see specialist in Dallas
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Jun 28