Discussion

Classy Carroll asked to step aside, again

As the journeyman shortstop knows, sometimes taking one for the team means sitting

Updated: June 7, 2011, 2:59 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHILADELPHIA -- There are about a million reasons why Jamey Carroll is a valuable guy to have on a big league baseball team.

One is that he is versatile, having logged at least one game at each of six positions during his decade in the majors. Another is that he plays the game the right way, setting a quiet example for younger players who are willing to pay attention and learn from what he does. Still another is that despite the fact that he has been typecast as a utility infielder, if ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Coming Out Swinging
    The Clippers should have the edge against the Warriors despite splitting their regular-season series.

MORE MLB HEADLINES