Chris Carpenter cleared to throw
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals cleared pitcher Chris Carpenter to resume rehab from a lower back injury on Friday after the team received outside medical opinions about his comeback from nerve issues.
General manager John Mozeliak said the 38-year-old Carpenter played catch Friday and was scheduled for a light bullpen session Saturday. How the former NL Cy Young winner responds to that activity will determine a course of action.
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