Rangers To Decline Club Options On Nate Jones, Shawn Kelley, Welington Castillo

Rangers To Decline Club Options On Nate Jones, Shawn Kelley, Welington Castillo The Rangers are planning to decline their 2020 club options on newly-acquired catcher Welington Castillo and right-handers Nate Jones and Shawn Kelley, The Athletic’s Levi Weaver reports (Twitter link).  Castillo will be bought out for $500K rather than his $8MM salary for 2020. …

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2019 World Series firsts

2019 World Series firsts The 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals had a lot of firsts. We will sum them up for you. This year’s World Series had the first player whose family name started with a Z, to hit a home run (Ryan Zimmerman). Zimmerman was also the first…

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Offseason Outlook: Minnesota Twins

Offseason Outlook: Minnesota Twins The Twins parlayed a series of short-term pickups from the 2018-19 offseason, some key prospect arrivals and a series of step-back moves from the Indians into their first American League Central title since Target Field’s inaugural season back in 2010. They also continued a mind-boggling run of postseason futility and are…

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Rangers Acquire Welington Castillo

Rangers Acquire Welington Castillo The Rangers have acquired catcher Welington Castillo and international draft bonus pool money from the White Sox in exchange for minor league outfielder and corner infielder Jonah McReynolds, as per Rangers executive VP of communications John Blake (Twitter link).  Texas has also outrighted left-hander Jesse Biddle and outfielder Zack Granite to…

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