Carlson went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run in a win over the Marlins on Monday.
Carlson has now reached safely in four straight games following a brief 1-for-17 slump that encompassed the four preceding contests. The 22-year-old outfielder has pushed his on-base percentage to an impressive .347 as a result of his current productive stretch, and he's laced five of his 12 hits in June for extra bases.
Carlson heads into Friday afternoon's game against the Cubs having gone 1-for-17 with a double, a walk and seven strikeouts over his last four contests.
The skid is in sharp contrast to a hot start to June for Carlson, who went 7-for-16 with a double, a home run, two RBI, a walk and two runs over the first four games of the month. The talented outfielder has had trouble making consistent contact of late -- he's carrying a 38.7 percent strikeout rate over the 31 plate appearances covering his last seven games.
Carlson went 3-for-5 with a double in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Reds.
Carlson has been on fire as of late, going 10-for-24 with four extra-base hits over the last six games. His season slash line improved to .283/.365/.439 through 230 plate appearances. The 22-year-old outfielder also struck out twice Friday, giving him six punchouts over his last four games.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in a loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday.
The Cardinals were essentially out of the game after Los Angeles tallied 11 first-inning runs, but Carlson put up a minor protest with a fifth-inning solo homer. He has six long balls on the campaign, half of which have come in his past four games. Over that stretch, Carlson is batting .438 with five RBI.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in a win over the Dodgers on Tuesday.
Carlson continued to further distance himself from a recent slump, pushing his tally at the plate over the last three games to 5-for-12 with two home runs and four RBI. The 22-year-old has been a source of well-balanced fantasy contributions this season, as evidenced by his .274 average, .778 OPS, 15 extra-base hits (eight doubles, two triples, five home runs) and 25 RBI.
Carlson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in a loss to the Dodgers on Monday.
Carlson's 392-foot shot in the sixth inning off Trevor Bauer with Tommy Edman aboard temporarily erased a 2-1 deficit for the Cardinals. The 22-year-old had gone 45 games (182 plate appearances) without a home run prior to leaving the yard in back-to-back contests Sunday and Monday, However, thanks to his consistently solid contributions in other offensive categories, Carlson is still rewarding fantasy managers with a .269 average and .357 on-base percentage as well as 15 total extra-base hits (eight doubles, two triples, five homers).
Carlson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 9-2 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Carlson hit a solo bomb off Matt Peacock in the first inning, putting the Cardinals on the board. It was nice to see the outfielder have a multi-hit game after recording just two hits in his last six games prior to Sunday. The 22-year-old is slashing .270/.359/.404 with four home runs, 22 RBI and 28 runs in 209 plate appearances.
Carlson, who went 1-for-4 with an RBI ground-rule double, a walk and a run in a win over the Diamondbacks on Friday, is hitting just .105 (2-for-19) in the five games since returning from a one-game absence due to a back injury.
Carlson missed Sunday's game against the Cubs with the back issue, and his poor performance at the plate may be an indication he's still struggling with the injury somewhat. The talented outfielder still sports a solid .271 average and stellar .360 on-base percentage on the season, however, and perhaps Friday's production will jump start his bat again.
Carlson (back) will bat second and play right field Monday against the White Sox, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.
Carlson didn't appear in either weekend game against the Cubs after being scratched from Saturday's lineup with a sore back. The Cardinals are clearly confident in his health, however, as he'll play the outfield despite the fact that the team has a designated hitter available with the game being played at an American League park.
Carlson (back) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.
Carlson was a late scratch from the lineup ahead of Saturday's 2-1 win due to a tight back, and the young outfielder is apparently still hurting one day later. According to Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat, manager Mike Shildt said that Carlson required additional treatment Sunday, but the Cardinals are hopeful the 22-year-old will be available for the series finale in a pinch-hitting capacity. Lane Thomas will pick up the start in right field in Carlson's stead.
Carlson was scratched from the lineup ahead of Saturday's game against the Cubs due to a tight back, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Carlson's initial diagnosis doesn't seem like a particularly serious one, though his expected return date is not yet clear. Lane Thomas will start in right field in his absence.
Carlson was scratched from the lineup for Saturday's game against the Cubs for undisclosed reasons, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
Carlson was seen talking to team trainers before being removed from the lineup, though the topic of their conversations is not yet clear. Lane Thomas will start in right field in his place.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in a loss to the Cubs on Friday.
The talented outfielder has a trio of multi-hit efforts in his last four games, bouncing back in fine fashion from a brief multi-game skid. Carlson now boasts a .291 average and sensational .382 on-base percentage, the latter figure partly a byproduct of a robust 11.2 percent walk rate.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with a run in a loss to the Padres on Sunday.
Carlson entered Sunday's contest mired in a 1-for-23 slump that had encompassed his previous five games, but his first multi-hit effort since May 9 took care of eradicating the skid. Carlson continued to demonstrate a certain degree of plate discipline during the slowdown by at least drawing five walks within that span, and despite the rough patch, he still sports a solid .281/.372/.424 slash line with 12 extra-base hits (seven doubles, two triples, three home runs) across 164 plate appearances.
Carlson went 2-for-3 with a walk in a win over the Rockies on Sunday.
On a quiet afternoon for offense on either side, Carlson contributed one of two multi-hit efforts for the Cardinals. The 22-year-old is clicking at the plate, having generated three straight two-hit tallies and sporting a .476 average with three RBI, two walks, a hit by pitch and five runs across what is now a seven-game hitting streak.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with a RBI in a 5-0 win Friday over the Rockies.
Carlson extended his hitting streak to five games. The rookie is hitting well this season with a .283/.352/.460 slash line in 128 plate appearances. However, he hasn't homered since April 7 and he has no extra-base hits in his last six games.
Carlson (shin) will bat second and play right field Thursday against the Mets.
Carlson fouled a ball off his right shin in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader and did not start the nightcap, though he did record a hit off the bench. He'll be involved from the start this time around, looking to build on his .276/.350/.467 slash line through his first 120 plate appearances.
Carlson was removed from Game 1 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Mets with a right shin contusion and is out of the lineup for Game 2, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.
The 22-year-old went 1-for-3 with a run scored during the matinee and left the contest after fouling a ball off his right shin. Carlson should be considered day-to-day heading into Thursday's series finale versus the Mets.
Carlson went 2-for-4 with two runs in a win over the Phillies on Tuesday.
The 22-year-old now has three multi-hit efforts in the last four games, although all but one of his eight hits during that span have been singles. Nevertheless, Carlson's slash sits at a stellar .303/.393/.526 across 89 plate appearances going into Wednesday night's action, with well-balanced offensive contributions that included four doubles, two triples, three home runs and 13 RBI integral building blocks of those numbers.
Carlson went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Reds.
Carlson notched his second straight three-hit game Sunday, raising his season average to .309 in 68 at-bats. He drove in a run with an RBI single in the fifth inning and later scored an insurance run in the eighth. The highly-touted prospect is showing steady improvement after his disappointing 2020 results.
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