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Matt CarpenterHigh Level: MLB Current Team: St. Louis Cardinals MLB Years: 2011-2017
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Positions3B-775, 1B-217, 2B-204, RF-21, LF-8, DH-4Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Martin Lee Carpenter
Height6-2Weight208BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 26,1985 [32.089]PlaceSugar Land,Texas
High SchoolElkins (Missouri City,TX)
CollegeTexas Christian University (Fort Worth,TX)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round (399th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsAaron KrawiecService Time6.012 (2017)
MLB DebutJune 4,2011 [25.190]
OrganizationsSLN [9] Awards4Awards Voting3-221
TBC Player ID55399Retrosheet IDcarpm002MLBAM ID572761
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power72Contact69XBH72RBIs62Runs58Hitting69Durability69Team.534Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Texas ChristianConfUSANCAA-1-142b195014224418012700252503204.289.391.366.757529172.339.077.254.34414.5314.531.000.58142.0021.95
2006Texas ChristianMWCNCAA-1-142b2062241408410113653353521206.349.432.411.8439912281.401.062.216.38012.4612.461.000.36241.0014.29
2007Texas ChristianMWCNCAA-1-142b21827651003118501001.185.371.222.5936136.227.037.333.30122.2213.890.630.000.0020.00
2008Texas ChristianMWCNCAA-1-142b22632264864153114681312188507.283.381.522.90311829278.266.239.407.38911.157.550.683.9620.5545.31
2009Texas ChristianMWCNCAA-1-142b235820758692361147131512475405.333.472.6621.13413740274.330.329.633.47518.618.760.474.0118.8257.97
2009Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-sln-3b239329153003014210000.469.541.5631.10418337.500.094.188.48910.815.410.500.000.0020.00
2009Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln-3b232910511316201020171330103.295.405.390.795418126.333.095.276.36113.4910.320.760.000.0025.81
2009Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-3b23321141325612910102412103.219.286.342.628399128.258.123.219.2807.8118.752.401.5657.0036.00
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         70251337115322231313952206.283.370.390.7609820291.325.107.239.34210.6513.401.260.69125.5028.17
2010Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln143b24289917285211601261421001.283.441.404.845408128.321.121.374.38820.3110.940.540.7899.0028.57
2010Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln73b241053967612526312531126488444412.316.412.487.89919341472.377.171.356.39413.5618.641.382.5433.0032.80
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13349593153315136911390102654413.309.418.471.88923349600.365.162.360.39315.0017.001.132.1738.0832.03
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln123b25130434611302931270548468836112.300.417.463.88020144535.328.163.359.38915.7012.710.812.2436.1733.85
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln193b25715011000004400000.067.263.133.3962119.091.066.333.21321.0521.051.000.000.00100.00
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln-1b26310330013013100000.300.462.6001.0626113.250.300.500.45423.087.690.337.6910.0033.33
2012Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-rf-lf2637110000002200002.143.333.143.476109.200.000.286.25222.2222.221.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         617440013015300002.235.409.412.8217122.231.177.412.37122.7313.640.604.5517.0025.00
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln131b-3b261142964487225646113463307210.294.365.463.82813733340.346.169.284.35510.0018.531.851.7649.3337.93
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln132b27157626126199557117833729893714.318.392.481.87330173717.359.163.278.38110.0413.671.361.5356.9136.68
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln133b2815859599162332859539511182923.272.375.375.75022343709.318.103.266.33913.4015.661.171.1374.3826.54
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln133b291545741011564432884438115160455.272.365.505.87029075665.321.233.376.37212.1822.711.864.2120.5048.08
2016Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln52b30412241011001400000.333.385.6671.0528213.429.334.417.4397.6930.774.007.6912.0050.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln133b30129473811283662168048110854364.271.381.505.88623963566.308.234.397.37614.3119.081.333.7122.5249.22
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln131b311454979112031223692110912592545.241.384.451.83522456622.274.210.431.36117.5220.101.153.7021.6146.67
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8643076542853222259740415154766604011352031.277.377.460.83714163443638.321.183.338.00013.0818.141.392.6731.7140.33
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3431209193362761129165199211216191012533.299.408.452.8605471161461.341.153.336.00014.4414.781.021.9841.6932.04
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter133441621312931270548670836114.297.416.458.87420244544.326.161.358.00015.8112.870.812.2136.7533.59
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1124188113227314571136893444412.316.413.495.90820744498.375.179.361.00013.6518.671.372.8129.8633.33
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter60213305311332511363833104.249.364.371.7357917256.289.122.291.00014.0614.841.061.1771.0032.08
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2910511316201020171330103.295.405.390.795418126.333.095.276.00013.4910.320.760.000.0025.81
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9329153003014210000.469.541.5631.10418337.500.094.188.00010.815.410.500.000.0020.00
NCAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter241843176263571024159276150110171813023.312.420.489.909412911041.331.177.380.00014.4110.570.732.3135.1334.60
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8643076542853222259740415154766604011352031.277.377.460.83714163443638.321.183.338.00013.0818.141.392.6731.7140.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625771021604251876338912482746.277.377.460.83726665682.321.183.338.00013.0818.141.392.6731.7140.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257191171365147894100102956216.299.408.452.86025855690.341.153.336.00014.4414.781.021.9841.6932.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln233B7--111-112121.0001.71------977.89.2
2009Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln231B1--10--110101.00010.00------911.11.3
2009Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln233B28--2163478884.9553.00------2996.620.1
2009Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln233B32--1270288482.9762.56------32100.023.2
2010Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln243B28--1857157675.9872.68------28100.020.0
2010Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln243B104--63222818293285.9732.74------10599.074.3
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln253B122--642461627326310.9512.54------13093.885.3
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln253B5439112--13131.0002.600.33-----771.43.1
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln261B2--211-222221.00011.00------366.71.4
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln26RF1--3---331.0003.00------333.30.7
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26RF1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln263B1---------------333.30.7
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26LF1---------------333.30.7
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26RF15107216-3-1916.8421.070.22-----11413.29.3
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln263B33222171344336057.9501.730.26-----11428.920.4
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B443028131612332331328.9917.451.17-----11438.627.2
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26LF733631--441.0000.570.11-----1146.14.3
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln262B521834-2771.0001.400.39-----1144.43.1
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln272B1321281108211370997590581.9854.400.52-----15784.181.5
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273B42242531158397269.9581.640.27-----15726.825.9
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B211110---10101.0005.000.91-----1571.31.2
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27RF21711--221.0001.000.29-----1571.31.2
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28RF2-11---111.0000.501.00-----1581.31.2
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln283B1561551371902881623394378.9592.420.28-----15898.796.3
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28DH1---------------1580.60.6
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln293B1461411244772341425325311.9572.130.25-----15494.890.1
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln292B119581219-431311.0002.820.53-----1547.16.8
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln291B3110131-214141.0004.671.40-----1541.91.9
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln303B1---1--111.0001.00------425.00.7
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln302B3--57111312.9234.00------475.02.1
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30DH1---------------1290.80.6
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln303B54524312095812123115.9352.130.27-----12941.933.3
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B453531230416138321320.9977.111.03-----12934.927.8
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln302B403731860103422167163.9764.080.51-----12931.024.7
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313B1616111526253331.9391.940.28-----14511.09.9
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln312B13131031532495147.9223.620.46-----1459.08.0
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31DH2---------------1451.41.2
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B120110949895747103976969.9938.081.02-----14582.874.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B452414366621775746771020974.9552.150.27-----4520.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B214177156315381031117516521641.9937.671.05-----2140.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B201189160530152817134846829.9804.120.52-----2010.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF1911801813-2219.8641.000.24-----190.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF733631--441.0000.570.11-----70.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B123--642461627326310.9512.52------1230.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B105--63223818294286.9732.72------1050.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--57111312.9234.00------30.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--211-222221.00011.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B60--30127313160157.9812.62------600.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B28--2163478884.9553.00------280.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--111-112121.0001.71------70.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--10--110101.00010.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln23--1--7-----
2009Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln23-----28-----
2009Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln23-----32-----
2010Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln24-----28-----
2010Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln24-----104-----
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25-----122-----
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-----5-----
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln26--2-----1--
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26-----11-1--
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26--445-337-15--
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27--2132-42--2--
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28-----156--2-1
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29--311-146-----
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln30---3-1-----
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--4540-54----1
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--12013-16----2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521517173307106710002.333.414.510.92426658.386.177.31410.3412.071.170.000.0035.29
2012St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB262556132091210208901000.357.438.6611.099371265.400.304.48212.3113.851.133.0828.0060.00
2012St. Louis CardinalsWild CardMLB26110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2654000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2012St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2639331012003200000.333.500.7781.2787212.333.445.77825.0016.670.678.339.0066.67
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2724691021710711121101102.304.402.435.83730883.356.131.30414.4613.250.920.000.0038.10
2013St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB27519110000001610000.053.143.053.1961021.077.000.0534.7628.576.000.000.000.00
2013St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB27623462102103500100.261.333.435.76810327.316.174.34811.1118.521.670.000.0050.00
2013St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB27627381002000600100.296.286.333.6199128.364.037.0370.0021.430.000.000.0012.50
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2816454820030271110000.178.302.222.52410253.235.044.15613.2120.751.570.000.0025.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB28416463037001400000.375.4121.1251.53718617.333.750.8135.8823.534.0017.655.33100.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB28520241011002800001.200.273.400.6738222.273.200.3009.0936.364.004.5520.0050.00
2015St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2920343113003009320100.324.478.412.89014346.344.088.35319.576.520.330.000.0027.27
2015St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB29417340011001500000.235.278.412.6907118.273.177.2355.5627.785.005.5617.0025.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3018482830120031600000.167.216.292.50814451.226.125.1885.8831.375.331.9648.0050.00
2017St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3114262501110004700500.192.257.385.64210235.174.193.34611.4320.001.752.8626.0040.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs138329419027644243496442704.274.368.429.79714137391.321.155.30712.5316.371.311.0282.2541.11
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs185681130480031810000.196.250.464.71426760.206.268.3215.0030.006.006.6714.0063.64
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs145291341251081500101.250.344.481.82525761.306.231.40413.1124.591.883.2826.0053.85
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs627381002000600100.296.286.333.6199128.364.037.0370.0021.430.000.000.0012.50

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Texas League All-Star (DH)1
2013NL Silver Slugger Award (2B)1
2015National League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19)1
2016National League Player of the Week (May 30 - June 5)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-04-251BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 1 game for contact with an umpireTeam Roster on 2017-04-25
2016-10-311BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2016-10-31
2016-08-032BSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Springfield (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-07-082BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right obliqueTeam Roster on 2016-07-08
2016-05-282BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leaveTeam Roster on 2016-05-28
2016-05-273BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leaveTeam Roster on 2016-05-27
2014-03-093BSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($52m) Extension. Option year for 2020Team Roster on 2014-03-09
2012-06-222bSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-183BSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-143BSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2012-06-14
2012-05-231bSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right oblique strainTeam Roster on 2012-05-23
2012-05-07IFSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-06-17ContractSigned by Cardinals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25414,000-78937-2,722,607414,000414,000
2012St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26480,000-76032-2,954,887480,000894,000
2013St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27504,000-58919353,021,531490,0001,398,000
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll281,250,000-43315523,256,497500,0002,648,0002014-03-09 - Signed to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($52m) Extension. Option year for 2020
2015St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll293,750,0004.0122811269++3,571,283507,5006,398,000
2016St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll306,250,0005.012192879++3,498,245507,50012,648,000
2017St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll319,750,000-134686++3,582,271535,00022,398,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red