St. Louis Cardinals infielder and Former TCU star Matt Carpenter has pledged to donate $10,000 for each home run he hits the rest of the season to aid the relief efforts in Houston.
Carpenter attended Fort Bend Elkins, which is southwest of downtown Houston. The Houston area has been deluged by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
In a series of tweets Monday afternoon, Carpenter said he and his wife were “praying hard for the people of Houston.”
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Carpenter has 17 homers in 121 games this season. He hit a career-high 28 homers in 2015.