Carpenter left Thursday's game partially due to manager Mike Matheny's desire to get more speed in the game, and partially because he fouled a ball off his foot, Derrick Goold of the St. Loius Post-Dispatch reports. He finished the game 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
Elliott's No. 24 team was penalized by NASCAR on Tuesday for violations of L1 Section 20.20 Assembled Vehicle Overall Rules a. Notes: Modification of components to affect the aerodynamic properties of the vehicle. Race finish at Chicagoland Speedway is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes, NASCAR PR reports.