Workaholic Carpenter a Great Investment

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Workaholic Carpenter a Great Investment
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During 2011 Cardinals' spring training, when Matt Carpenter made a positive first impression, manager Tony La Russa asked him if he'd ever played in the outfield. TLR liked multi-position players, and he thought the rookie would have a better chance of advancing to the big club by playing as many spots as possible...

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