Dodgers GM Ned Colletti: Jamey Carroll deserves All-Star consideration
Should Clayton Kershaw be an All-Star?
“Absolutely,” Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said.
“Without question,” he said.
“You know who else deserves some consideration?” Colletti asked.
Without waiting for a response, Colletti answered his own question: “Jamey Carroll.”
Carroll is hitting .300 with 34 runs and 11 doubles. Among Dodgers with more than 25 at-bats, he ranks third in on-base percentage, trailing only Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier.
Colletti pointed to how fellow utilityman Omar Infante was an All-Star last year. Colletti added that he liked the idea of recognizing utility players.
“I think they’re valuable to the club,” Colletti said. “How hard this guy plays and what he’s been able to do for us for a year and a half, sometimes it goes unnoticed, but it doesn’t go unnoticed to us.”
-- Dylan Hernandez in Minneapolis
Photo: Dodgers infielder Jamey Carroll. Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea / U.S. Presswire