WATCH: Cardinals' Carpenter is so hot teammates douse him after HR

Matt Carpenter is definitely back.

It wasn't long ago that St. Louis Cardinals fans were lamenting the batting slump of their All-Star third baseman. But like all slumps, this one was made to be broken. Carpenter continued his onslaught Sunday at Milwaukee with a seventh-inning, three-run homer that temporarily lifted St. Louis to a 4-3 lead. It was his seventh home run in the last 10 games, and he now has 17 on the season.

When he entered the dugout, teammate Carlos Martinez had a surprise for him -- although it's unclear why anybody wearing red would want to cool him off now: