Yankees: Mixed feelings? Matt Carpenter is back in St. Louis and the fans ‘yield at his feet’

the veteran matt carpenter he was doing his best to separate his emotions from the games that would be played for the next three days, and he was mostly succeeding until he was asked about his family’s excitement about being back in St. Louis, the city where he enjoyed so much success in the first 11 years of his MLB career.

After telling a funny story about his 5-year-old son’s confusion about whether his father is still the Cardinals or the Yankee, Carpenter’s strong feelings for St. Louis overwhelmed his best efforts and he had to cover his mouth with his hand to prevent more. raw emotions oozing from each of her pores:

Twice during his pregame media availability, Carpenter, 6-foot-3 and now with New York Yankeesstopped in the middle of her thoughts, tried to swallow the lump in her throat and composed herself to prevent the tears that welled up from her eyes from falling down her cheeks.

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With Carpenter, 36, back in a place he never wanted to leave, there was no tough guy routine or someone to casually stir up the emotions inside him. As someone Cardinals fans fell in love with because of his pinwheel mentality and his outward emotions, Carpenter admitted that his attempts to contain those emotions will likely fail multiple times this weekend at Busch Stadium.

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I am a fan of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and all Mexican baseball in general. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterruptedly since 2009), signatures of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, although as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I have baseball in my veins. Degree in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and a reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I arrived at El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and a few days later, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. This is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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Yankees: Mixed feelings? Matt Carpenter is back in St. Louis and the fans ‘yield at his feet’