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Kyle Barraclough excited to join Washington Nationals’ bullpen: “They’re here to win.”

Kyle Barraclough excited to join Washington Nationals’ bullpen: “They’re here to win.”

Acquired from the Miami Marlins early in the offseason, Kyle Barraclough told reporters this week that he’s excited to join a franchise that’s determined to win... Overall in 2018, in his fourth major league season, Kyle Barraclough, 28, put up a 4.20 ERA, a 4.98 FIP, 34 walks (5.50 BB/9), 60 Ks (9.70 K/9), and a .194/.325/.350 line against in 55 2⁄3 innings pitched, with a .172/.308/.299 line vs lefties and a .215/.341/.396 line against right-handed hitters on the year. He struggled in the second half, however, after a strong start to the season, posting a 13.50 ERA, a 9.24 FIP, 11...
Federal Baseball Feb 8, 2019
Washington Nationals win arbitration case vs. Kyle Barraclough, who gets $1.725M for 2018...

Washington Nationals win arbitration case vs. Kyle Barraclough, who gets $1.725M for 2018...

Kyle Barraclough’s tenure with the Nationals unfortunately began with an arbitration case which he came out on the losing end of, leaving him with a $1.725M salary for 2018... Washington’s Nationals are now 8-3 in arbitration cases since baseball returned to D.C. in 2005, having “prevailed” in their case with new reliever Kyle Barraclough, who came over this past October in a trade with the Miami Marlins. The two sides weren’t too far apart in their respective salary figures going into the process, with the 28-year-old right-hander’s side seeking $2M while the team offered a...
Federal Baseball Feb 8, 2019
Kyle Barraclough has something to prove with Washington Nationals in 2019...

Kyle Barraclough has something to prove with Washington Nationals in 2019...

Kyle Barraclough was the first notable addition of the 2018-19 offseason. He has something to prove after an up-and-down campaign in Miami last season. Washington Nationals’ General Manager Mike Rizzo told reporters earlier this winter that when the opportunity to acquire reliever Kyle Barraclough arose in October, he moved quickly to get the hard-throwing righty in a deal that sent international slot value to the Miami Marlins. “We took advantage of —” Rizzo began in an interview with 106.7 the FAN in D.C.’s Sports Junkies. “Miami was trying to come up with some international...
Federal Baseball Feb 4, 2019
Washington Nationals’ arbitration history in review: Alfonso Soriano to Kyle Barraclough

Washington Nationals’ arbitration history in review: Alfonso Soriano to Kyle Barraclough

With one case to go this winter, the Washington Nationals are 7-3 in arbitration since baseball returned to the nation’s capital in 2005... Alfonso Soriano wasn’t happy to begin with. The then-29-year-old infielder was traded to Washington by Texas in a December 8, 2005 deal for pitcher Armando Galarraga and two outfielders, Terrmel Sledge and Brad Wilkerson, and Soriano was asked to move from second base to left field by the Nationals. The home run-hitting, base-stealing threat preferred to remain at second base (where the Nats had Jose Vidro). Soriano also objected to the fact that he...

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