Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez with about two posts per week until Spring Training. Enjoy.
It’s time for another ridiculous edition of the 2012 Player Wrap Up – this time featuring a player with fewer hits than Chien-Ming Wang, Brett Carroll!
Carroll was originally signed to be a significant piece of the 2012 Washington Nationals roster (kind of like Mike Cameron was, right?) – expected to play center field against left-handed pitchers, while also providing another bat off the bench. Things changed quickly for Carroll as the Nats signed Xavier Nady mid-Spring Training, though Carroll was still able to crack the Nats Opening Day Roster. You might not think much of Carroll’s brief career in the curly “W”, but he was able to make a positive impact on the ballclub.