Mar. 8 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET12:32 HE17:32 GMT1:32 CST10:32 AM MST12:32 PM EST1:02 PM VEN21:32 UAE11:32 AM CT-The St. Louis Cardinals and third baseman Matt Carpenter have agreed to a $52 million, six-year contract. The deal includes a team option for a seventh year in 2020 at $18.5 million. Should the St. Louis decline the option, they would pay Carpenter a $2 million buyout. Analisis: Carpenter hit .318 while leading the National League in hits (199), doubles (55) and runs (126) last season while playing second base. He is moving to third this season.