Matt carpenter is an professional basketball player

Matt is about to start his first series in St. Louis

Carpenter said his family is very excited to return

Matt said his 5 year old son is also very excited

He said he don't know whether he is yankee or cardinal

At this moment Matt choked up

Matt took moment to collect himself

Up until this year matt played with Cardinals

Matt feel the love of his former teammates from cardinals

Carpenter will start as designated hitter & batting third for return

Matt also got  great applause for his first time up at bat