Found November 13, 2011 on
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The Rockies' aggressiveness in their pursuit of Jamey Carroll could indicate that they're ready to make some bold moves this winter, writes Troy Renck of The Denver Post. The team even offered the veteran a multi-year deal, according to a source with direct knowledge of the talks, even though they clearly preferred the 37-year-old on a one-year contract. After losing out on Carroll to the Twins, what might come next for the Rockies?..
Going after Braves' Martin Prado in a trade makes sense for the club and Atlanta likes outfielder Seth Smith. However, the Braves will require another piece, preferably a center fielder. Trade talks could pick up steam at this week's general managers meetings if the Rockies are willing to include Tim Wheeler or Charlie Blackmon.
Center fielder Grady Sizemore obviously represents a considerable risk but the 29-year-old is looking to restore his value and would likely take a one-year deal. Coors Field would enticing in that sce...
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The Minnesota Twins will have a new shortstop in 2012 after signing free agent shortstop Jamey Carroll to a two-year contract for $7 million. While he is not a sexy name for mixed fantasy leagues, American League only owners should definitely have his name in mind as a late $1-$3 play in fantasy baseball auction formats or as a late round pick in AL-only snake draft formats.
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...
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.
Free-agent infielder Jamey Carroll, closing in on his 38th birthday, is about to become an everyday shortstop.
Carroll is close to signing a contract with the Twins, according to major-league sources. Carroll's guarantee with the Twins would be in the $7 million range for two years.
The move will be the Twins' first under interim general manager Terry Ryan, who took over...
The Twins have agreed to sign Jamey Carroll to be their everyday shortstop, according to ESPN.com'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...
The Rockies have expressed interest in free agent outfielder Grady Sizemore, reports Troy Renck of The Denver Post. The team is casting a wide net as they look for offensive help, but Renck says they are not expected to aggressively pursue Sizemore until they exhaust all trade options with the Braves for Martin Prado.
The Red Sox and Phillies have checked in on Sizemore...
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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...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a deal with veteran second baseman Mark Ellis.
The deal is reportedly for two years and $8.75 million.
Ellis spent last season splitting time with Oakland and Colorado. The 34-year-old hit .248 with seven homers and 41 RBIs in 132 games.
The Dodgers had a void in the infield when Jamey Carroll left to sign a two-year deal with Minnesota last week.
The free agent second basemen are disappearing fast. In the last few days, Jamey Carroll joined the Twins, Mark Ellis signed with the Dodgers and Aaron Hill decided to stay with the Diamond Backs. Moreover, the Pirates are in pursuit of former Tigers infielder Ramon Santiago. Still in need of a second baseman, the Tigers are looking into trades. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports...