The St. Louis Cardinals announced the retirement of Chris Carpenter and Manager Mike Matheny has a new contract that will have him in the Cards dug out till 2017.
Mike Mateny was a Gold Glove catcher for the Cardinals and now is their current Manager. The Cardinals rewarded his success after his first two seasons with an extension.
Chris Carpenter was one of the best to ever toe the rubber in a Cardinals uniform. Now he may be headed for a front office gig, mor eon that in January.