MLB Injury Notes

May 20, 2009

The Cardinals and Red Sox will both get emotional lifts tonight as Chris Carpenter and Kevin Youkilis have come of the 15-day DL. 

Carpenter injured his rib cage while swinging back in April.  He’s scheduled to start tonight against the Cubs.  On the year he’s 1-0 with 9 Ks, a 0.00 ERA and 0.70 WHIP in 10 Innings.  He’s 7-3 lifetime against the Cubs with a 3.08 ERA.

Youkilis is expected to be in the lineup for the Red Sox against Toronto.  He’s hitting .393 with 6 HRs and 20 RBIs.  He has struggled against the Blue Jays hitting .239 with 5 HRs and 19 RBIs in 58 games.

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