Winnipeg Goldeyes Exercise Options on 11 Players
WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Goldeyes announced several transactions on Tuesday, including exercising the 2021 options on 11 players (full list below).
By exercising their options, the Goldeyes retain the American Association rights to these players for the 2021 season. Each player must still be signed to a new contract.
At the conclusion of the 2020 season, the Goldeyes returned right-handed pitcher Frank Duncan (Kansas City), outfielder Jordan George (Kansas City), right-handed pitcher Kent Hasler (Sioux City), catcher John Nester (Cleburne), and infielder/outfielder Darnell Sweeney (Kansas City) to their original clubs. All five had been selected by the Goldeyes in the American Association Dispersal Draft on June 16th.
Additionally, right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton’s contract was returned to the Mexican League’s Diablos Rojos del Mexico City, catcher Nick Oddo was traded to the Frontier League’s Schaumburg Boomers to complete an earlier deal from August 4th, and the Goldeyes released outfielder Breland Almadova, left-handed pitcher Evan Grills, and outfielder Jonathan Moroney.
2021 Winnipeg Goldeyes Player Options
RHP Nate Antone
RHP Victor Capellan
IF Wes Darvill
OF Willy Garcia
RHP John Gorman
OF Logan Hill
LHP Jose Jose
IF Kevin Lachance
1B Kyle Martin
LHP Mitchell Lambson
RHP Josh Lucas
The 2021 American Association season is scheduled to begin next May. For information on 2021 Winnipeg Goldeyes’ season tickets, visit the Goldeyes’ official website at www.goldeyes.com.
By Steve Schuster, Winnipeg Goldeyes