October 10, 2012
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter, left, is greeted by third base coach Jose Oquendo and teammates in the dugout after being relieved in the sixth inning of Game 3 of the NLDS against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
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Taking the mound for only the fourth time in 2012 after complicated surgery to cure numbness on his right side, the 37-year-old Chris Carpenter spoiled the return of postseason baseball to Washington by throwing scoreless ball into the sixth inning, and the defending champion Cardinals beat the Nationals 8-0 Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their NL division series.
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