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Joey Gallo | Third Baseman | #13

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 11/19/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 230
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2012 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / TEX
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Joey Gallo swatted a pair of solo home runs on Tuesday, leading the Rangers to a 10-4 rout over the Marlins.
Gallo tagged Marlins' starter Dan Straily with a solo blast in the second inning that put the Rangers ahead 2-1. He increased that lead to 5-1 with another solo shot in the fourth. Gallo finished the night 2-for-3 plus a walk and scored three runs. He's hitting .199/.315/.535 with 25 homers and 45 RBI on the year. Jul 25 - 11:22 PM

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Joey Gallo went 1-for-4 and smacked a solo home run against the Orioles on Wednesday.

He went yard off starter Kevin Gausman in the fifth inning. It was his 22nd tater of the season. The 23-year-old slugger doesn't make much contact and owns a paltry .191 batting average, although he does walk a lot and has a not-so-terrible .311 on-base percentage. He's scored 49 times, driven in 42 runs and swiped five bags.
Jul 19 - 10:24 PM

Joey Gallo (hamstring) drew three walks in his return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Angels.

Gallo appeared as a defensive replacement on Friday, but this was his first time back in the starting lineup since leaving Wednesday's game due to hamstring tightness. He should be fine for the start of the second half. The young slugger will go into the All-Star break with 21 home runs and 41 RBI to go along with a .194/.313/.508 batting line.
Jul 10 - 9:03 AM

Joey Gallo (hamstring) will be available off the bench Friday.

Gallo left Wednesday's game with a sore left hamstring. He's at least feeling well enough to pinch-hit, but it's unclear whether he'll be able to start this weekend.
Jul 7 - 5:00 PM

Joey Gallo left Wednesday's game against the Red Sox in the fifth inning due to left hamstring soreness.

Gallo dealt with a sore right hamstring in June. Now, it is the left hammy which is bothering him. He will be reevaluated on Thursday. The All-Star break cannot come soon enough for some teams and players.
Jul 5 - 11:33 PM

Joey Gallo said Saturday that he has declined an invitation to participate in the Home Run Derby during the All-Star Game festivities.

Gallo said he did not feel it was appropriate for him to participate in the event, probably because he is not going to be an All-Star. It would have been fun to see his prodigious power on full display though.
Jul 1 - 1:12 PM

Joey Gallo is not in the Rangers' starting lineup for Saturday afternon's contest against the White Sox.

It would have been a nice matchup against White Sox' southpaw Derek Holland, but alas the hulking third baseman is on the pine. Jonathan Lucroy is serving as the team's designated hitter while Adrian Beltre mans the hot corner.
Jul 1 - 11:06 AM

Joey Gallo (hamstring) has returned to the Rangers' starting lineup Monday against the Indians.

Gallo missed back-to-back starts over the weekend with hamstring soreness, but he's apparently feeling better. He'll bat ninth against Carlos Carrasco.
Jun 26 - 3:27 PM

Joey Gallo (hamstring) has been sent back to Texas to be re-evaluated.

Gallo is missing a second straight start with a sore right hamstring. The Rangers are hopeful that he can rejoin the club on Monday in Cleveland, but more will be known after he's examined.
Jun 25 - 1:23 PM

Joey Gallo (hamstring) remained out of the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

He's missed two straight starts with a sore hamstring. Gallo remains day-to-day. The Rangers have Adrian Beltre at third base, Mike Napoli at first, Rougned Odor in the designated hitter spot and Drew Robinson at second base.
Jun 25 - 12:51 PM

Joey Gallo finished 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Friday’s extra-inning loss to the Yankees.

Gallo had a big day at the plate on Wednesday, but he’s 0-for-8 with six strikeouts since. The 23-year-old slugger is hitting just .155 (9-for-58) with three home runs and 24 strikeouts this month. He still leads the Rangers with 19 home runs, but his batting average is down to .194 on the year.
Jun 24 - 1:37 AM

Joey Gallo went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored in a loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

Gallo is known for his prodigious power but his home run today was actually of the inside-the-park variety. He hit the ball the opposite way and the left fielder crashed into the wall trying to catch it. Gallo circled the bases and glided home without a throw before the shortstop could run out and retrieve the ball. He also doubled twice in the ballgame. The multi-hit night enabled him to boost his batting average above the Mendoza line. He is batting .201/.298/.522 with 19 home runs and 39 RBI on the season.
Jun 22 - 1:12 AM

Joey Gallo went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Mariners.

Gallo will do that from time to time. He is hitting .194/.291/.502 with 18 homers and 38 RBI on the season, but while the production remains on the power front overall, he has largely struggled this month.
Jun 18 - 7:04 PM

Joey Gallo went 0-for-4 on Tuesday to drop his average back under the Mendoza Line.

Gallo is 5-for-32 with one homer in nine games this month, and the Rangers have hit him eighth the last two days. He still has an .808 OPS and there's no reason for the Rangers to bench him right now, but his margin for error is quite a bit smaller with Adrian Beltre back.
Jun 14 - 12:36 AM

Joey Gallo went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in Sunday's loss to the Astros.

Gallo inched the Rangers to within 7-2 with his RBI single off Brad Peacock in the sixth inning. The young slugger is batting .204/.308/.519 with 16 homers and 34 RBI across 55 games played this season.
Jun 4 - 6:31 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Robinson Chirinos
3Brett Nicholas
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Rougned Odor
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Joey Gallo
LF1Delino DeShields
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Nomar Mazara
2Drew Robinson
DH1Shin-Soo Choo
2Prince Fielder
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Cole Hamels
3Martin Perez
4Andrew Cashner
5A.J. Griffin
6Tyson Ross
7Austin Bibens-Dirkx
8Chi Chi Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jose Leclerc
2Alex Claudio
3Keone Kela
4Matt Bush
5Jason Grilli
6Jeremy Jeffress
7Tony Barnette
8Jake Diekman