Rangers Place Brock Holt On 10-Day IL, Choose Andy Ibanez


The Rangers introduced that they’ve positioned infielder Brock Holt on the 10-day injured record, retroactive to Could 3, with a proper hamstring pressure. In different strikes, the crew chosen the contract of infielder Andy Ibanez from Triple-A Spherical Rock and moved catcher Sam Huff from the 10-day injured record to the 60-day IL. Huff is recovering from proper knee surgical procedure.
That is already the second time this season {that a} proper hamstring pressure has compelled Holt to the IL, as he missed time in April with the identical challenge. When Holt has been wholesome sufficient to play, the offseason minor league signing has given the Rangers respectable offensive manufacturing with a .250/.377/.295 line in 53 plate appearances. Defensively, Holt has lined up solely at third base, the place he has shared time with Charlie Culberson.
With Holt down, Ibanez will present the Rangers with some further depth of their infield. The Cuba native was Baseball America’s third-ranked worldwide prospect in 2015, when he wound up scoring a $1.6MM payday with the Rangers. Ibanez was one in all BA’s prime 10 Rangers prospects throughout his first couple of seasons with the group, however the 28-year-old’s inventory has fallen since, and he nonetheless hasn’t appeared within the majors. As a minor leaguer, Ibanez is a .285/.352/.443 hitter with 53 house runs in 1,949 plate appearances.

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