Manager Mike Matheny said Friday that Carpenter remained in St. Louis while the Cardinals traveled to play three games against the
Matheny said Carpenter would rejoin the team in Cleveland for the start of a series Tuesday night.
Matheny blamed Carpenter's condition on the grind of the season. St. Louis is nearing the end of a stretch of playing 20 games in 20 days. Carpenter, batting .333 for the
The slugger will serve his suspension Friday night against the
Votto's trouble began when he struck out to end the third inning against the Pirates. He flung his bat and helmet to the ground. He then said something as he walked to his position and was ejected.
Votto charged umpire Chris Conroy and the two bumped chests before Reds Manager Bryan Price intervened. Votto is batting .311 with seven homers and 18 RBIs in 28 games.
The Mets made the announcement Friday before playing at Philadelphia. The
Wright went on the 15-day disabled list April 15 because of a strained right hamstring. The 32-year-old had been doing his rehab at the Mets'