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Associated Press St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter throws during the first inning in Game 5 of the World Series against the Rangers Monday in Arlington, Texas.

Rain could allow Cards to start Carpenter in Game 7


By Ronald Blum

AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS -- Bruce Hurst was in his room at the Grand Hyatt in New York when he got the call exactly 25 years ago. Because of a rainout, Boston Red Sox manager John McNamara was switching to him as his starter for Game 7 of the World Series against the New York Mets.

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