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Chris Carpenter

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The Resume

    (April 27, 1975- )
    Pitched for Toronto Blue Jays (1997-2002)
    Pitched for St. Louis Cardinals (2004- )
    The Players Choice Comeback Player of the Year (2004)
    The Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year (2004)
    The St. Louis Baseball Writers Association Comeback Player of the Year (2004)
    National League Cy Young Award Winner (2005)

Why he might be annoying:

    He had a number of arm and shoulder injuries in his career.
    He missed the Cardinals 2004 playoff run due to a nerve injury in his right bicep.
    He doesn't show a lot of personality in his interviews.
    Before joining the Cardinals, he never won more than 12 games in a season.
    Some people felt that Dontrelle Willis deserved the 2005 National League Cy Young Award more than him.
    His name gets confused with former Cardinals pitcher Cris Carpenter.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was the first Cardinals pitcher to win the National League Cy Young Award since 1970 when Bob Gibson won the award.
    He went 36-10 in his first two seasons with the Cardinals.
    He was an All-State selection in high school in both baseball and hockey three times each.
    In 2005, he had the longest stretch of starts where he went at least 6 innings, allowing less than 3 earned runs since Bob Gibson in 1968.
    He has a mid-90's fastball along with a good curve ball, change-up and slider.

Credit: FHgrad99

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 15 Votes: 93.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 53.66% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 32 Votes: 71.88% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 85 Votes: 75.29% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 111 Votes: 52.25% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 121 Votes: 74.38% Annoying