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Carroll will bring experience, leadoff presence to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last memory of second baseman Jamey Carroll for most Royals fans was of him mopping up in the eighth inning of the Twins' 13-0 loss last week to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Carroll was effective, retiring the Royals in order. "With this bullpen and this staff, I don't think I'll be doing that again," Carroll said Monday afternoon...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Waiver Trade: Royals acquire Jamey Carroll from Twins

The Kansas City Royals are not against making moves this late in the season if it will help them stay in contention for a postseason berth.  They are looking not only to finish above .500 for the first time since 2003, but to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985.  In that vain, they acquired Jamey Carrol from the Minnesota Twins yesterday. The #Royals have acquired...
Via MLB Injury News
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins trade Jamey Carroll to Royals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Immediately after their 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, the Twins announced they're parting ways with veteran third baseman Jamey Carroll. The team traded the 39-year-old to the Royals for a player to be named later or cash. Kansas City will be his seventh stop during a 12-year career. Carroll appeared in 59 games this season and hit .230 with...
Via Fox Sports North
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Infielder Jamey Carroll pitches scoreless eighth for Twins

With an already overworked bullpen taxed once again, the Twins turned to Jamey Carroll to pitch the eighth inning of Minnesota's 13-0 loss in Kansas City. Yes, 39-year-old infielder Jamey Carroll. Twins starter Kevin Correia lasted just two innings, so Minnesota needed three relievers to get through the next five innings. Wanting to save the bullpen's arms, manager Ron...
Via Fox Sports North
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Utility man Carroll mentoring young Twins

MINNEAPOLIS Last season, at the ripe old age of 38, Twins infielder Jamey Carroll was an every-day player. He played in 138 games, just shy of his career high. One year later, Carroll's role in Minnesota has changed drastically. Through the first two weeks of the 2013 season, the 39-year-old Carroll is no longer an every-day player. In fact, he's made just two starts this...
Via Fox Sports North
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reliability, stability define Carroll's game

MINNEAPOLIS As the Minnesota Twins look for answers in the middle infield in 2013, many eyes will be watching some of the team's young infielders. But there's a chance a 39-year-old journeyman could be the answer at one of the two positions. That veteran would be Jamey Carroll, who enters his second season in a Twins uniform. Minnesota marked his fifth team in his 11-year...
Via Fox Sports North
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Carroll homers for first time in over three years

The last time Jamey Carroll homered, he was wearing a Cleveland Indians uniform. Since then, he played two homerless seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers and was without a home run through 120 games (411 at-bats) with the Minnesota Twins. On Monday, Carroll's homerless drought ended. On a 2-2 count from White Sox starter Hector Santiago, Carroll connected on a 95 mph pitch...
Via Fox Sports North
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Carroll takes turn as Twins starting shortstop

PROJECTED STARTER Jamey Carroll, .290 BA, 17 RBIs, 10 steals, 52 runs in 2011 Carroll might be 38 years old, but the Twins are counting on him to hold down the every-day shortstop role this season. Signed as a free agent this winter, Carroll will be entering his 11th year in the majors. Despite his age, Carroll still played a career-high 146 games last season with the Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports North
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Carroll adds wealth of knowledge to Twins club

MINNEAPOLIS When he reports to spring training later this month, Twins infielder Jamey Carroll will be 38 years old and likely the oldest player on the roster. Some of his new Minnesota teammates, such as outfielder Ben Revere, will be 15 years younger.But late last month, the veteran Carroll had the chance to meet most of his teammates, at TwinsFest. Despite spending 10 seasons...
Via Fox Sports North
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamey Carroll signs two-year deal with Twins

And then he was gone. Multiple media outlets have reported that Jamey Carroll, one of the few pleasant Dodgers surprises the last two seasons, has agreed to a two-year deal and identified that mystery team as the Minnesota Twins. Carroll, who turns 38 in February, is slotted to be the Twins' starting shortstop, an opportunity he wasnt expected to have even at second base had...
Via Fox Sports West
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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