Liberty High School graduate Scott Carroll took a circuitous route to the major leagues, making his big-league debut Sunday at the age of 29.
Carroll, a right-hander who got the victory in a 9-2 win over the Rays, had hip surgery and Tommy John surgery during his eight seasons in the minor leagues. He also was released by the Reds and signed with the White Sox.
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Despite all the negatives, Carroll never lost his sense of humor. In fact, he made a mock commercial called, Scott Carroll Will Endorse ANYTHING! Carroll posted it on YouTube a couple of years ago, and its funny: