Matthew Martin Lee Carpenter, born November 26, 1985, is an American Major League Baseball infielder for the New York Yankees (MLB). In 2011, he made his Major League Baseball debut with the St. Louis Cardinals. Carpenter, a left-handed batter and right-handed thrower, stands 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighs 205 pounds (93 kg).
Carpenter has played first base, second base, and third base a lot since beginning to be a regular in 2013. He was taken by the Cardinals from Texas Christian University in the 13th round of the 2009 MLB Draft (TCU). He broke the school records for games played and at bats while ranking second in hits, doubles, and walks.
He was chosen three times for the second team of the Mountain West Conference. In 2010, he was named the organization’s Player of the Year by the Cardinals. He was chosen for three MLB All-Star Games and became the first second baseman to ever earn the Silver Slugger Award after leading the big leagues in hits, runs scored, and doubles in 2013.
Matt Carpenter Wife
Mackenzie Carpenter and Matt Carpenter are wed (Detmore). On December 10, 2011, the pair exchanged vows in Missouri City, Texas. A groomsman was Jake Arrieta. A daughter, The Carpenters’ first child, was born on May 25, 2016. On November 20, 2017, Mackenzie gave birth to their second son, a boy.