Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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  BRETT CARROLL CORNER OUTFIELDER Born: October 3, 1982 Height: 5’11″ Weight: 210 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 10th Round, 308th Overall, 2004 (Marlins) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent College: Middle Tennessee State University Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Carroll is a stocky outfielder with good raw power who’s been held back by his struggles with the strike zone.  He generally has hit for good, but not great, power, with low averages, low walk rates and high to very high K rates.  He’s known for playing all-out in the field and has frequently played center, although he fits best in right.  He has a very strong arm and was listed as “best outfield arm in _____” a number of times by Baseball America.  He didn’t hit enough to stick in several trials with his original team, the Marlins, and has made only cameo appearances in the majors the past two years.  The Pirates signed him to a minor league deal for 2013. 2004 A-:  251/321/422,
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