Twins make it official, sign SS Jamey Carroll

The Twins say they’ve wrapped up the signing of free-agent infielder Jamey Carroll. It’s a two-year deal worth a reported $6.75 million. Carroll, who hit .290 for the L.A. Dodgers last year, is expected to be the everyday shortstop.
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The Twins say they’ve wrapped up the signing of free-agent infielder Jamey Carroll. It’s a two-year deal worth a reported $6.75 million. Carroll, who hit .290 for the L.A. Dodgers last year, is expected to be the everyday shortstop.

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