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Chris Carpenter Injury: Cardinals Pitcher Diagnosed With Bulging Disc

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter has been bothered by a neck problem for about a week, and there had been some concerns within the Cardinals organization that the injury might involve nerve damage. It was worrisome enough that Carpenter set up an appointment with specialists to examine the ailment. On Saturday night, the Post-Dispatch's Joe Strauss posted an encouraging update on the situation:

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The discomfort first started following a two inning, 30-pitch live batting session on March 3, according to Carpenter.

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