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+ Played between 1994-2013 Reached MLB Status: Retired

Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks66Hittable47SO/BB61vsPower47Hitting12Durability56Team.499Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-461
Proper Name: Christopher John Carpenter
Born: April 27, 1975 (41.029)
Place Exeter, New Hampshire
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 225 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Trinity (Manchester,NH)
Drafted: 1993 -- 1st round (15th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:May 12,1997 (22.015)
Service Time:16.080 (2013)
TBC Player ID:962
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-11-22 - Announced retirement More
Prospect Ranks:[1997]MLB #28 TOR #2 [1996]MLB #82 TOR #3 [1995]MLB #100 TOR #6
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($21m) by St. Louis Cardinals. Extension signed during 2011 season, replacing previous option year
Organizations:TOR, SLN
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (45.36%) -- Cutter (26.00%) -- Curveball (23.42%) -- Changeup (2.96%) -- Fastball (2.26%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 91.47 - [2011] - 93.01 - [2010] - 91.56

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-11-22SPRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013-10-31SPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-07-24St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-60St. Louis CardinalsMLBRecalled from Memphis (AAA) rehab---
    2013-07-19St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-60MemphisAAAAssigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab---
    2013-07-15St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-60SpringfieldAAAssigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab---
    2013-02-23St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-60St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-60 Nerve irritation in right shoulder---
    2012-09-22St. Louis CardinalsSPActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-06-10St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-60St. Louis CardinalsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2012-04-02St. Louis CardinalsPDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Right elbow surgery40man
    2011-09-13St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2006-12-05St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2005-04-16St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2004-11-06St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Cardinals (5-year extension, team option for 2012)
    Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.
    Released by Blue Jays.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 1st round (15th overall) of 1993 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,500,000102789$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011St. Louis Cardinals$ 14,259,40335397$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-09-13 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($21m) Extension signed during 2011 season, replacing previous option year
    2010St. Louis Cardinals$ 15,840,97122298$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009St. Louis Cardinals$ 13,302,58336396$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008St. Louis Cardinals$ 10,500,00068393$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,500,00086590$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006St. Louis Cardinals$ 5,000,000141882$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-05 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2007-2011 ($63.5m) Club option for 2012
    2005St. Louis Cardinals$ 2,000,0003021466$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-04-16 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2006-2007 ($13m) Club option for 2008.
    2004St. Louis Cardinals$ 300,000755260$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-11-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($2m) Option year from prior contract
    2002Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,450,000211877$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Toronto Blue Jays$ 2,583,333246873$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Toronto Blue Jays$ 733,3334111755$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Toronto Blue Jays$ 483,3334672049$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Toronto Blue Jays$ 190,0006912723$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Toronto Blue Jays$ 150,000766370$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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