10/1/09 Linescore of the Day: Chris Carpenter

chris_carpenter_st_louis_cardinalsChris Carpenter did his best Babe Ruth imitation, doing it with the bat and doing it with his arm.  He hit a grand slam on his first career home run in the 2nd inning, then cracked a two run double in his next at bat, while throwing five donuts at the Red Legs.  His five shutout innings secured the NL ERA title.

Chris Carpenter 2 for 3, 1 2B, 1 HR (GS), 6 RBIs, 1 run

Chris Carpenter 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO (W, 17-4)

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