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Cardinals Carpenter gets new deal

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The St. Louis Cardinals, free of David Freese and a little money to spare, lock up third baseman Matt Carpenter for the for seeable future.
  The Cardinals and Carp agreeing to a six year contract worth 52-million dollars.
  The deal includes a team option for a seventh year in 2020 at $18.5 million.
  The former Redbird hit .318 while leading the National League in hits, doubles and runs last season while playing second base.
 Carpenter says the decision to sign a long-term deal with St. Louis was a "no-brainer."

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