As he enters the batter's box in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Yadier Molina, a former teammate of New York Yankees catcher Matt Carpenter, gives Carpenter a bear embrace.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 will see Louis. Carpenter played with the St. Louis Cardinals for ten years.

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As he prepares to face the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees Matt Carpenter appreciates the crowd's applause.

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Louis Cardinals on Friday, August 5, 2022, in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

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American professional baseball utility player Matthew Martin Lee Carpenter plays for the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball.

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He debuted in Major League Baseball in 2011 with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Carpenter, a left-handed hitter and right-handed pitcher, is 6 feet 3 inches tall and 205 pounds.

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When asked about his family's joy to be back in St. Louis, Matt Carpenter was doing his best to keep his emotions distinct from the games that would be played over the following three days.

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Carpenter acknowledged that his attempts to control such feelings this weekend at Busch Stadium are likely to fail multiple times.

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Carpenter faced several difficulties during his final two seasons with the Cardinals, hitting.186 and.169 respectively.

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Before Carpenter found his swing, the Rangers signed him to a Minor League free-agent contract. After a brief hiatus from baseball, Carpenter joined the Yankees.

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When Carpenter was embraced by St. Louis Cardinals players before batting practise, he experienced the affection that his old teammates and coaches had for him.

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