Carpenter Comes Up Short Of 200 Hits

Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter came up short in his bid for a 200 hits. He finished Sunday's regular season finale 0-for-4, striking out in his final at-bat in the seventh inning. Carpenter still tallied a National League leading 199 hits. He batted .318 and led the Senior Circuit with 55 doubles, 63 multi-hit games and 126 runs scored.