Rangers Activate Jonah Heim From Injured Record
The Rangers introduced they’ve reinstated catcher Jonah Heim from the COVID-19 injured record. In a corresponding transfer, left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang was returned to Triple-A Spherical Rock.
Heim has been out for slightly greater than per week in well being and security protocols. He’ll now return to the catching group, the place he’ll be backed up by Jose Trevino and Yohel Pozo. Acquired from the A’s over the offseason, Heim has hit .208/.245/.370 throughout 230 plate appearances throughout his first season in Texas.
Yang was chosen final week when the Rangers misplaced a couple of gamers to the COVID IL. As a result of he was added as a substitute participant, he has been faraway from the 40-man roster while not having to be positioned on waivers. The southpaw made only one look over the previous few days, tossing two scoreless innings towards the Astros on Saturday.
Heim turns into the primary participant affected by the Rangers’ latest coronavirus unfold to make it again. Texas remains to be with out Drew Anderson, Charlie Culberson, Dane Dunning, Mike Foltynewicz, Brock Holt and Spencer Howard due to virus-related causes.