Found November 15, 2011 on
I wrote this about last weekend's Jamey Carroll Sweepstakes over at the Outside Corner. I'm planning on making my winter posts over there part of a recurring theme: the winter is a rough time to be the fan of any team except for a few of baseball's biggest spenders.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Jamey Carroll is officially a Minnesota Twin.
The team announced the signing Wednesday after they were reportedly closing in on a deal late last week. The 37-year-old Carroll signed a two-year contract, with a mutual option for a third year in 2014.
Carroll, 37, has spent 10 seasons in the majors, most recently with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the past two years...
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.
The Twins signed free agent shortstop Jamey Carroll to a two-year, $6.75 million contract in a deal that was formally announced on Wednesday.
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.
Jamey Carroll, a former Castle High School and University of Evansville standout, signed a two-year, $6.75 million contract with the Minnesota Twins.
Veteran infielder Jamey Carroll signed a two-year contract with the Twins worth at least $6.5 million, a deal announced Wednesday that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season.
The Minnesota Twins have finalized a two-year contract with veteran middle infielder Jamey Carroll that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season. The deal was announced Wednesday, bringing the 37-year-old career .278 hitter to Minnesota. This is the latest attempt by the Twins to stabilize their shortstop situation, after signing Japanese star Tsuyoshi Nishioka last season and watching him...
The Twins overpaid to get Jamey Carroll but he's a sure-handed option at three positions for a team desperate to improve its infield defense.
The Minnesota Twins have finalized a two-year contract with veteran middle infielder Jamey Carroll that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season.
The newest Twin will be used as a bridge to prospect who recently came on the scene
"I knew I was going to hear about my age, and I don’t feel like I’m as old as what people assume," Jamey Carroll said Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins have finalized a two-year contract with veteran middle infielder Jamey Carroll...
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...
One of the Tigers biggest needs this off season is to fill the hole at second base. Aaron Hill was one of the names thrown and he’s now re-signed with the Diamondbacks and Jamey Carroll signed with the Twins. So there’s little surprise that Jon Paul Morosi broke a story that the Tigers were looking [...]