NWL notes: King makes the call again

NWL notes: King makes the call again When Tri-City broadcaster Chris King called the Dust Devils’ June 29 no-hitter, he began to get a familiar feeling early on. King had previously called a Dust Devils no-hitter in 2013. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190710&content_id=308900442&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Nationals Activate, Option Kyle Barraclough

Nationals Activate, Option Kyle Barraclough The Nationals announced today that they have activated righty Kyle Barraclough from the 10-day injured list. Rather than bringing him back onto the MLB roster, the club optioned Barraclough to Double-A. Barraclough had been sidelined since mid-June with nerve irritation in his right forearm. The 29-year-old, acquired over the offseason,…

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Toolshed: Cards’ Carlson taking off

Toolshed: Cards’ Carlson taking off Second-ranked Cardinals prospect Dylan Carlson’s season may look like a surprise breakout, especially in the power department. But the 20-year-old believes he’s been building up to this his entire career. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190710&content_id=308893870&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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All-Star Break Opt-Out Updates

All-Star Break Opt-Out Updates The opt-out clause is now a permanent fixture in the large-contract toolkit. Not every deal has one, but they’re a common mechanism to allow players and teams to tweak otherwise rigid structures to find accord. Fortunately for hot stove watchers, opt-out clauses — really, glorified player options — create added layers…

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