Found November 13, 2011 on Denver Post:
It is often in a loss that a team reveals what it will do to win. The Rockies were as aggressive as anyone in pursuing free-agent infielder Jamey Carroll. They wanted him for the clubhouse, for the lineup and for second base.

The Ballad of Jamey Carroll

Last night, the Baseball Twitterworld was set on fire with a series of Tweets that claimed that the Miami Marlins were about to make a huge splash on their third day of existence by signing shortstop Jose Reyes. People RT'd the initial reports and the quick denials and speculated whether the Marlins would move Hanley Ramirez to third base or trade him.  During baseball'...

Newburgh's Jamey Carroll may become Twins' starting shortstop

After two years in Los Angeles, free agent Jamey Carroll may become the Minnesota Twins' new starting shortstop at the ripe old age of 38.

Report: Twins close to signing veteran Carroll

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins are closing in on signing veteran infielder Jamey Carroll, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.Carroll, 37, has spent 10 seasons in the majors, most recently with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the past two years. Carroll would provide help for a Twins infield that struggled defensively in 2011. The versatile Carroll played both second base and...

Jamey Carroll Good Fit for the Twins

The Minnesota Twins just agreed to a 2-year, $7 million contract with former Dodgers middle infielder Jamey Carroll on Friday. Carroll is being signed to be the everyday shortstop for the Twins, a year after the signing of Tsuyoshi Nishioka turned out to be a failure on EVERY level and options like Alexi Casilla, Matt Tolbert and the immortal Trevor Plouffe got chances to play in...

Twins To Sign Jamey Carroll

The Twins have agreed to sign Jamey Carroll to be their everyday shortstop, according to's Jerry Crasnick. The multiyear contract is pending a physical. The Millenium Sports Management client drew interest from multiple teams this offseason.  The 37-year-old infielder played shortstop and second base for the Dodgers in 2011, posting a .290/.359/.347 line in 510...

Twins close to deal with SS Jamey Carroll

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Jamey Carroll our new SS!/jcrasnick/stat...89939196035072 typical twins having no power from the SS position

Hot Stove: Twins & Carroll, closers, Marlins & Pujols

Here is the latest hot stove buzz from around MLB today: The Twins have signed Jamey Carroll to be their everyday shortstop, writes Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says Carroll signed a two year, $7 million deal. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports says the Red Sox will be in on both Ryan Madson and Heath Bell. The Rockies are continuing to pursue Martin Prado, tweets...

Ellis Itis

Mike Scioscia‘s Tragic Illness is none too happy with the Dodgers signing Mark Ellis to play second base: Mark Ellis is coming off a .288 OBP and is the proud owner of a better wOBA than Jamey Carroll exactly one time going back to 2006, yet he’s going to pull down about a million dollars more per season than the Carroll contract we didn’t even particularly like. Ellis...

Dodgers Lose Two Starters in Two Days

First Rod Barajas (85 starts at catcher in 2011) bolts for the Pirates. Now the Twins have signed Jamey Carroll (111 starts between second and short) to a two-year deal. "It's not general manager Ned Colletti's style to go into Spring Training without a veteran option at virtually every position," writes Ken Gurnick at, so bring on the old guys!
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