Matt Carpenter Of The Yankees Get Emotional When Talking About St. Louis Return.. New York Yankees outfielder Matt Carpenter was overcome with emotion when talking about telling his family that he was returning to St. Louis to take on the Cardinals, his former team.
Matt Carpenter spent the majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team that selected him in the 13th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He made his debut with the team in 2011 and remained with the team up until 2021. Now, his career has resurged as a member of the New York Yankees.
This weekend, the Yankees are in St. Louis to take on the Cardinals in a three-game series. Prior to the game on Friday, Aug. 5, Carpenter met with the media and was overcome with emotion when discussing telling his family that he was returning to St. Louis for the series.
You can watch Carpenter’s reaction in the video below, courtesy of ESPN’s Marly Rivera.
Matt Carpenter says his 5-year-old doesn’t really grasp entirely the concept that he now plays for another team, and gets very emotional when talking about his family being in St. Louis. pic.twitter.com/lkocHjuZ6H
— Marly Rivera (@MarlyRiveraESPN) August 5, 2022