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Jamey Carroll Retires, Joins Pirates’ Front Office

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, Jamey Carroll is joining the Pirates as a special assistant in baseball operations. Jamey Carroll joins #Pirates as special assistant in baseball operations. He was tremendously respected in the game during his playing days. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) January 12, 2015 Carroll sat out last season after being released by the Nationals during...
Via Baseball Essential
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Importance of Base Running

Baseball is a game of many facets, many of which are often ignored, simply because they are not easy to judge statistically. Because of this, hitting and pitching are often overvalued while other parts like defense (beyond errors and fielding percent), managing, a catcher’s ability to call a game and base running (beyond steals) are simply set aside. One of the benefits of tracking...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 27, 2008

The Indians complete a triple steal during a 8 – 2 win over the ChiSox. It is the first in the majors in 21 years. With a 5 – 2 score in the 6th and the bases loaded, Ehren Wassermann tries to pick off Jamey Carroll. While Carroll is in a rundown, David Dellucci dashes for home and beats Paul Konerko‘s throw to Toby Hall. Grady Sizemore swipes third on the play while Carroll...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals release infield Jamey Carroll

The Washington Nationals have released veteran infielder Jamey Carroll. There simply was no spot on the bench for Carroll with the Nationals. The 40-year-old will now have to seek employment elsewhere. Carroll batted .211/.267/.251 last season. Last season Carroll made $3.75 million. If he wants to keep playing he will have to accept another minor league deal. He hit just .194...
Via Tireball.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins positional preview: Second base

PROJECTED STARTER Brian Dozier (.244/.312/.414, 18 HR, 66 RBI in 147 games) KEY BACKUPS Eduardo Escobar (.236/.282/.345, 3 HR, 10 RBI in 66 games) 2013 IN REVIEW The second base position was somewhat of a question mark heading into the 2013 season after Alexi Casilla and Jamey Carroll split time at second in 2012. Dozier made the transition from shortstop in 2012 to second base last...
Via Fox Sports North
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Nationals could have fielded a team of former Montreal Expos yesterday

This morning, 10 former Montreal #Expos players were at Space Coast Stadium. Beaux memoires de nos amours! pic.twitter.com/7XNpvWSFj4 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) March 5, 2014   Lots of former Expos at Space Coast Stadium yesterday morning: From left to right: Brad Wilkerson, Jamey Carroll, Jose Vidro, Jose Guillen, Nick Johnson, Ryan Church, Vinny Castilla...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carroll, Nix, Francoeur, Slowey, Minor Moves Roundup

Jamey Carroll, Jayson Nix, Jeff Francoeur and Kevin Slowey recently signed minor league deals. Slowey, a 29 year-old right-hander, signed with the Miami Marlins. He threw 92 innings for the Marlins in 2013, posting an ERA of 4.11 and an FIP of 3.81. For his career, he’s walked only 3.8 percent of hitters while striking out 17.7 percent. With a fastball that sits at 89-90...
Via Baseball News Source
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals sign original Nat Jamey Carroll to minor league deal. Brad Wilkerson next?

They're getting the band back together! Well, not really. But the Nationals signed Jamey Carroll, a member of the original 2005 Nats, to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The 40 year old Carroll will compete with Danny Espinosa for a utility infielder job, which, when you put it like that somehow makes Espinosa's career nosedive that much more striking...
Via Nationals Enquirer
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals sign two free agents to minor league deals

The Washington Nationals have signed two veteran major leaguers to minor league deals with spring training invites. Former Washington Nationals 2B Jamey Carroll was signed to a minor league deal. Carroll played for the Nationals in their inaugural 2005 season, appearing in 113 games. The 40 year old veteran batted .211 least season between Minnesota and Kansas City. Those numbers...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamey Carroll, Nationals agree to minor league deal

According to Chris Cotillo of SBNation, the Washington Nationals have agreed to sign INF Jamey Carroll to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. This signing means that Carroll will be returning to the organization that he spent his first 5 seasons with at the major league level (02’-05’). Carroll, 39, reportedly chose the Nationals over Indians and will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamey Carroll returns to Nationals on minor league deal

The Washington Nationals have signed utility player Jamey Carroll to a minor league deal. Carroll will compete for a bench spot on the Nationals. One of the reasons the Nationals were interested in Carroll was his versatility. Carroll is also a solid lifetime pinch-hitter compiling a .339/.417/.397 in 146 plate appearances. Source confirms Jamey Carroll headed to #Nationals. First...
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NL West Rumor Mill: 12/8/13

Padres Interested in Carroll-ing? Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted that that he sees six teams as a possible fit for free agent utility man Jamey Carroll. Along with the Rangers, Indians, Blue Jays, Rays, and Royals, Heyman also lists the Padres as a potential landing spot. Carroll should be pretty familiar with the NL West ballparks considering he spent two seasons with both the...
Via Friarhood
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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