Rangers beat• Rangers farm director Matt Blood has been reassigned to Director of Baseball Innovation. CHICAGO -- Rangers right-hander Jesse Chavez is returning to Texas to be examined by Dr. Keith Meister, and there is a possibility Chavez could need season-ending surgery on his right elbow. "He actually felt it throwing and in that last at-bat. There is still some soreness in his right hand after he underwent surgery to repair a broken hamate bone. This weekend, Major League Baseball, clubs and partner organizations are allowing players to showcase their passions, backgrounds and interests by putting their own touches on what they wear and the equipment they use for Players' Weekend. This would be a relatively minor deal, but it’s bugging him enough to get it taken care of now.”. Explore MLB player news, rumors, updates, social feeds, analysis and more at FOXSports.com. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/omnisport/5e/be/gallo-joey-06012019-getty-ftr_ck0neyy13shz1ag2ub5x55jnh.jpg?t=360418707&w=500&quality=80, MLB trade rumors: Phillies deal for Jay Bruce 'is complete', MLB trade rumors: Mariners 'trying to trade everyone'. It's unclear by the report when the surgery will be and there is no timetable for Gallo's return. September 20, ... Gallo was able to play through the injury Thursday, so he's presumably not set for a particularly long absence. If Palumbo is not ready, the Rangers could use the bullpen for the sixth spot, with Jonathan Hernandez leading off. It’s just tight.”. • The Rangers are considering the idea of going with a six-man rotation in September when the rosters expand, and Joe Palumbo has recovered from a blister on his left thumb. Other injury updates• Outfielder Hunter Pence is not going to play this weekend in Chicago because of tightness in his lower back. He is 3-5 with a 4.85 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP over 48 games. Gallo suffered an oblique strain and has been placed on the 10-day IL, the team announced Sunday. Joey Gallo will undergo surgery on the hamate bone in his right hand, according to The Athletic. Your daily 400+ ft. #JoeyJack! Chavez was placed on the injured list on Aug. 13 with an impingement in his right elbow, and it has not shown enough improvement. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The long goodbye Houston Astros @ Texas Rangers Saturday, September 26, 2020, 6:05 PM CT The Shed RHP Lance McCullers Jr. vs. RHP Kyle Gibson Today's Lineups ASTROS RANGERS Myles Straw - CF Leody Taveras - CF Jose Altuve - 2B Willie Calhoun - DH Alex Bregman - 3B Isiah Kiner-Falefa - 3B Kyle Tucker - LF Joey Gallo - RF Yuli Gurriel - DH Nick Solak - … https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/omnisport/4b/f2/gallo-joey-07252019-getty-ftrjpg_1jkqa0ztcu28w1eyahvsxbvy3h.jpg?t=712715916&w=500&quality=80, MLB trade rumors: Rangers ‘likely’ to move Mike Minor; Phillies, Brewers interested in starter, Blake Snell injury update: Rays ace to have elbow surgery, out at least 4 weeks, Rangers’ Mike Minor unhappy he might be moved: ‘It’s almost like I signed just so they could trade me’. Rangers' injury updates: Chavez, Pence, Gallo Rangers' injury updates: Chavez, Pence, Gallo ... • Outfielder Joey Gallo is swinging the bat, but he is not taking batting practice. Pence said he felt the tightness working in the batting cage on Friday afternoon and was scratched from the original lineup. But the outfielder could see significant time off the diamond after leaving Saturday's game early. He had already missed three weeks in June with an oblique injury. "Baby Shark" is the song that he uses for his walkup music at Globe Life Park, and it's Andrus' son's favorite song. On top of that, the Rangers have lost nine of their last 10, with Tuesday's win ending an eight-game skid. But he needs to play and finish the season, more for him than for us.”. The surgery would shave off a bone spur that is causing discomfort. “I hear that song all day long, so I am going to use this bat,” Andrus said. If the pain is causing his swing to be off, I’m not going to play him. The injury occurred during Texas' 6-2 win against Kansas City. Assistant general manager Mike Daly will oversee the farm system. Written By Alexis Mansanarez. There is still some soreness in his right hand after he underwent surgery to repair a broken hamate bone. “I went out for batting practice to see if I could loosen it up, and I didn’t feel I could put up a competitive at-bat,” Pence said. Joey Gallo injury update: Rangers outfielder (oblique) placed on 10-day IL. Sullivan @Sullivan_Ranger October 24, 2019 ARLINGTON -- Joey Gallo was an All-Star in the first half of the season and missing in … However, the report noted that the average recovery time from surgery on the hamate bone is 3-6 weeks, meaning Gallo will be put in the injury list. • Outfielder Nomar Mazara, who is on the injured list with a strained left oblique muscle, has started throwing and doing some light swinging with the bat. Joey Gallo injury update: Rangers slugger to have hand surgery, ... meaning Gallo will be put in the injury list. • Lynn threw four wild pitches on Friday night, tying a club record for most in one game. “I don’t think it’s going to be a terribly long time. He chose “Lucky.” In addition to surviving the line drive that broke his jaw in Spring Training, Farrell twice had tumors removed from his jaw while in college at Northwestern. Andrus introduces Baby Shark batShortstop Elvis Andrus introduced his "Baby Shark" bat that he is using for Players' Weekend. It’s not going to be fully healthy by the end of the year. • Right-hander Luke Farrell joined the Rangers in time to select a nickname for Players' Weekend. It's a tough blow for the Rangers, who currently are vying for a wild card spot, but are 6.5 games behind a place in the playoffs. “If that were to happen, he would not be back this year,” Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. The Rangers conclude the series Sunday and are off Monday. “But he would be 100 percent next year. Get the latest MLB news on Joey Gallo. Both are closing in on a 200-inning season. Bobby Witt and Charlie Hough both did it in a game in 1986. He is scheduled to undergo further evaluation, including an MRI, manager Chris Woodward confirmed. Joey Gallo has All-Star hopes in his fifth season with the Rangers. The Rangers will be without one of their best players heading into August. Gallo, 25, had just hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Gallo said he still wants to play again this year, and manager Chris Woodward said it’s important to give him that chance. "It tightened up on him," Woodward said, via The Dallas Morning News. “This has happened before,” Pence said. His responsibilities include identifying best industry practices and recruiting the best available talent for baseball operations. CHICAGO -- Rangers right-hander Jesse Chavez is returning to Texas to be examined by Dr. Keith Meister, and there is a possibility Chavez could need season-ending surgery on his right elbow. “I hope it has some hits in it.”, Elvis Andrus shows off his Baby Shark bat pic.twitter.com/wXb8cML1Mr. • Outfielder Joey Gallo is swinging the bat, but he is not taking batting practice. The hope is Pence will be ready when the Rangers open a two-game set against the Angels on Tuesday. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006. ... Joey Gallo has All-Star hopes in his fifth season with the Rangers. He creates so much torque in that body, even if it's a small oblique issue, I don't want that to turn into a major one.". “This is a tolerance thing,” Woodward said. Player Updates. In 170 at-bats this season, Gallo is hitting .276/.421/.653 with 17 homers and 41 RBIs. OF Delino DeShields recalled from Nashville. Joey Gallo has been placed on the 10-day IL with a left oblique strain. Gallo, 25, had a .253/.389/.598 slash line with 22 home runs in 70 games before he was injured. The six-man rotation would give the Rangers a chance to look at their younger pitchers and reduce Minor and Lynn’s workload. Rangers' injury updates: Chavez, Pence, Gallo. He returned to the plate in the fifth and during that at-bat, he swung and immediately grabbed his left side. T.R. Woodward said Mazara is expected to increase his workouts over the next few days, and the Rangers are cautiously optimistic he could be ready by Sept. 1 when the rosters expand. Gallo left impression in injury-shortened season By T.R. They currently have a five-man rotation of Mike Minor, Lance Lynn, Ariel Jurado, Kolby Allard and Brock Burke. Follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast. I want him in there, but I want to make sure his swing is there. Gallo had noticed the tightness the inning before his exit while he was in the outfield attempting a throw. Joey Gallo profile page, biographical information, injury history and news Chavez was placed on the injured list on Aug. 13 with an impingement in his right elbow, and it. Lynn is at 170 2/3 innings, and Minor has 167 2/3. “He can’t hurt it, but he’s going to have to play with pain if he wants to play. Gallo and the Rangers have a right to wonder what his final numbers would have been had he stayed healthy for a full season. Texas Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo and pitcher Matt Bush exited Sunday afternoon's game against the Chicago White Sox and entered MLB's … pic.twitter.com/A8Y93cu9Yh. He swung, didn't like it and the next swing that's when I came out. Chavez signed a two-year, $8 million contract last offseason. Gallo left Tuesday's game against the Mariners in the eighth inning with the hurt hand. ARLINGTON -- Joey Gallo was an All-Star in the first half of the season and missing in action for much of the second half.