Optioned Players: 3/28/20

Optioned Players: 3/28/20 Today is the last day in which teams can option players to the minors before the MLB roster freeze kicks in. We’ll keep track of the smaller-scale option decisions around the league. The Padres optioned reliever Gerardo Reyes to Triple-A El Paso, the club announced. The righty logged 26 innings in 27 MLB appearances…

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Marlins Option Monte Harrison, Nick Neidert

Marlins Option Monte Harrison, Nick Neidert The Marlins have optioned a pair of prospects to Triple-A Wichita, per multiple reporters (including Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald). Outfielder Monte Harrison and right-hander Nick Neidert are headed to the Pacific Coast League. Both Harrison, 24, and Neidert, 23, finished last season at the minors’ highest level, but each looked…

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Breakout Candidate: Willie Calhoun

Breakout Candidate: Willie Calhoun Willie Calhoun was up and down between the majors and Triple-A quite a few times between 2017 and the first half of 2019. Last June, he got his long-awaited opportunity to play every day, emerging as the Rangers’ starting left fielder. He made the most of it at the plate, hitting .269/.323/.524 (110…

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Latest On MLB Plans For Team Employees

Latest On MLB Plans For Team Employees We’ve been learning quite a bit about Major League Baseball’s coronavirus plans involving players, whose relationships with the league are conditioned upon a collective bargaining agreement. But teams also employ quite a few other personnel under rather different terms. It has not been clear to this point just…

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