“It’s an honor,” Lohse said. “But it comes meaning that Carp’s not available — that’s the tough part about it. I wish it were under different circumstances, but I’m proud to take the ball on Opening Day.”
The Cardinals will overcome. They’ve definitely proven their ability to persevere. All those baseball analysts counted the Cards out with the loss of Waino last season, but we all know how that ended.
For now, Carpenter is out indefinitely. He does not appear to need surgery at this time.