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February 5, 2013 2:13 PM

Don't call it "retirement" but Chris Carpenter is done

It's a lose-lose situation for the Cardinals as ace pitcher Chris Carpenter has decided that he's no longer going to try to pitch -- but he's not going to formally retire. Because of that last little wrinkle, Carpenter will continue to collect his $12.5 million 2013 salary.

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