Rockies free up $2-plus million by sending Jamey Carroll to Cleveland
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies are shipping utility infielder Jamey Carroll to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named, freeing up money to pursue Tadahito Iguchi.
Carroll, who turns 34 in February, and his $2.15 million salary were deemed expendable even though the Rockies lost starting second baseman Kaz Matsui to the Houston Astros.
Carroll, a fan favorite for his all-out play, started at second
base in 2005, when he hit a career-best .300 but he moved into a
utility role ...
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