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Texas Rangers minor league players

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Below are the players and rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Texas Rangers:

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A. J. AlexyEdit

A. J. Alexy
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1998-04-21) April 21, 1998 (age 20)
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Adam John Alexy (born April 21, 1998) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Alexy attended Twin Valley High School in Elverson, Pennsylvania. He committed to play college baseball at Radford University.[1] During his senior season at Twin Valley, Alexy threw a complete game shutout in which he threw 164 pitches, leading his team to a 2-1 win.[2] Alexy was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th round of the 2016 MLB Draft,[3] and signed with them for a $600,000 signing bonus,[4] forgoing his commitment to Radford.

After signing, Alexy was assigned to the AZL Dodgers to make his professional debut; in 13.2 innings pitched for them, he posted a 1-0 record and a 4.61 ERA. He began the 2017 season with the Great Lakes Loons.

On July 31, 2017, the Dodgers traded Alexy, along with Willie Calhoun and Brendon Davis, to the Texas Rangers for Yu Darvish.[5] The Rangers assigned him to the Hickory Crawdads, where he finished the season. In 19 starts for Great Lakes he was 2-6 with a 3.97 ERA, striking out 86 in 73.2 innings, and in five starts for Hickory he was 1-1 with a 3.05 ERA.[6] He began 2018 with Hickory.

Eliézer ÁlvarezEdit

Eliézer Álvarez
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-10-15) October 15, 1994 (age 23)
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Eliézer Álvarez (born October 15, 1994) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Álvarez signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in July 2011. He struggled in his first two seasons, batting only .205 in 2012 and .209 in 2013. He blossomed in the 2014 season with the GCL Cardinals, where he batted .353 with a 1.046 OPS. Álvarez spent 2015 with the Johnson City Cardinals, where he posted a .314 batting average. In 2016, Álvarez played his first full season of baseball, as he was promoted to the Peoria Chiefs, where he batted .323 with six home runs and 59 RBIs, along with 39 stolen bases.[7] The Cardinals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[8]

He spent 2017 with the Springfield Cardinals, batting .247 with four home runs, 26 RBIs, and a .702 OPS in only 54 games due to injury.[9] On September 6, 2017, Álvarez was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Juan Nicasio. He was designated for assignment by the Phillies on March 16, 2018 and was then traded to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations on March 21.[10]

Jason BahrEdit

Jason Bahr
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-02-15) February 15, 1995 (age 23)
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jason Bahr (born February 15, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Bahr attended Lake Mary High School in Lake Mary, Florida. He enrolled at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and made the UCF Knights baseball team as a walk on. He was cut from the team by coach Terry Rooney after the 2015 season, but new coach Greg Lovelady brought Bahr back on the team in 2017.[11]

The San Francisco Giants selected Bahr in the fifth round, with the 156th overall selection, of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. He signed and made his professional debut with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes where he was 3-2 with a 3.55 ERA in 13 games (seven starts). He began 2018 with the Augusta GreenJackets and was promoted to the San Jose Giants in June.[12]

On July 8, 2018, the Giants traded Bahr, Austin Jackson, and Cory Gearrin to the Rangers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.[13]

Hans CrouseEdit

Hans Crouse
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1998-09-15) September 15, 1998 (age 20)
Dana Point, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Hans Michael Crouse (born September 15, 1998) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Crouse attended Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, California. As a senior, he struck out 99 batters in 63 1/2 innings, posting a 7-3 record with an 0.88 ERA.[14] He committed to the University of Southern California to play college baseball.[15]

Crouse was considered one of the top prep prospects for the 2017 MLB Draft.[16] He was selected in the second round, 66th overall, by the Texas Rangers.[17] He signed with the Rangers for a $1.45 million bonus[18] and was then assigned to the AZL Rangers, where he spent all of his first professional season, posting a 0.45 ERA with thirty strikeouts in twenty innings pitched along with an 0.70 WHIP.[19]

Michael De LeónEdit

Michael De León
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1997-01-14) January 14, 1997 (age 21)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Michael De León (born January 14, 1997) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

De León was signed by the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in July 2013.[20] He made his professional debut the next season with the Hickory Crawdads,[21] and also spent time with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Frisco RoughRiders; in 93 total games between the three teams he batted .248 with two home runs and 32 RBIs. After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League, where he became the youngest player in the history of the league.[22] He spent 2015 with Hickory, where he batted .222 with one home run and 29 RBIs, and 2016 with the High Desert Mavericks where he slashed .267/.308/.385 with nine home runs and 54 RBIs in 128 games. In 2017, De León played for Frisco and compiled a .223 batting average with two home runs and 35 RBIs in 112 games.[23]

Brady FeiglEdit

Brady Feigl
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 27)
Severn, Maryland
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Brady Matthew Feigl (born December 27, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Feigl played college baseball at Mount St. Mary's University from 2009 to 2012. He missed his junior year in 2011 due to a torn labrum.[24] A year after graduating college, Feigl signed with the Atlanta Braves as an undrafted free agent in October 2013 after he impressed a Braves scout at Mount St. Mary's Scout Day.[24][25] Feigl was signed by Braves' scout Gene Kerns.[26] He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Rome Braves and after pitching to a 3.50 ERA in 43.2 innings, was promoted to the Lynchburg Hillcats where he went 3-2 with a 2.05 ERA in 22 innings. In 2015, the Braves invited Feigl to spring training, where he competed for a spot on the opening day roster.[24][27] Though he spent most of spring training in minor league camp, Feigl was viewed as having a good chance of making the team, due to the release of James Russell.[28][26] Feigl instead began the 2015 season with the Gwinnett Braves, where he injured his elbow in his Triple–A debut against the Durham Bulls on April 10.[29] Eleven days later, Feigl underwent Tommy John surgery, performed by James Andrews,[30] causing him to miss all of the 2015 season.

On December 8, 2016, the Braves traded Feigl and Tyrell Jenkins to the Texas Rangers for Luke Jackson.[31] He pitched in only six games in 2016, three with the GCL Braves and three with the Danville Braves. In 2017, he began the season with the Down East Wood Ducks and was later promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders, posting a combined 4-1 record and 3.81 ERA in 59 innings pitched between both teams.[32]

Taylor HearnEdit

Taylor Hearn
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1994-08-30) August 30, 1994 (age 24)
Royse City, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Taylor Lynn Hearn (born August 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Hearn attended Royse City High School in Royse City, Texas. After his senior year he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 22nd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He did not sign and attended San Jacinto College to play college baseball. He was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 36th round of the 2013 MLB Draft, but did not sign and returned to San Jacinto. The next year he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 25th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. He again did not sign and transferred to Oklahoma Baptist University. After one year at Oklahoma Baptist, he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the fifth round of the 2015 MLB Draft and signed.[33][34]

Hearn spent 2015 with the both the GCL Nationals and the Auburn Doubledays, where he posted 1–5 record and 3.56 ERA in 12 games (11 starts). He began 2016 with the GCL Nationals and was later promoted to the Hagerstown Suns.

On July 30, 2016, the Nationals traded Hearn along with Felipe Rivero to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Mark Melancon.[35] Pittsburgh assigned him to the West Virginia Power and he finished the season there. In 18 games (seven starts) pitched between the Nationals, Doubledays, and Suns, he was 2–1 with a 2.44 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 51.2 innings. Hearn spent 2017 with the Bradenton Marauders where he posted a 4–6 record and 4.12 ERA in 19 games (18 starts).[36] He began 2018 with the Altoona Curve.

Hearn was traded to the Texas Rangers, along with Sherten Apostel, for Keone Kela on July 30, 2018.[37]

Scott HeinemanEdit

Scott Heineman
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 25)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Scott Matthew Heineman (born December 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball outfielder with the Texas Rangers.

Heineman attended Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, California,[38] and the University of Oregon, where he played college baseball for the Oregon Ducks. The Kansas City Royals selected him in the 19th round of the 2014 MLB draft, but he did not sign, returning to Oregon in 2015. The Texas Rangers selected Heineman in the 11th round of the 2015 MLB draft.[39] In 2018, Heineman played for the Round Rock Express of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League, and was named to the Triple-A All-Star Game.[40]

Heineman's brother, Tyler, is also a baseball player.[38]

Jonathan HernándezEdit

Jonathan Hernández
Texas Rangers – No. 72
Pitcher
Born: (1996-07-06) July 6, 1996 (age 22)
Memphis, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jonathan Hernández (born July 6, 1996) is a Dominican-American baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Hernández signed with the Rangers as an international free agent in 2013 for a $300,000 signing bonus.[41] He spent his first two professional seasons in the Dominican Summer League.[42] He started the 2017 season with the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League[43] and was promoted to the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League.[44] He was chosen to represent the Rangers in the All-Star Futures Game.[45] The Rangers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[46] He began the 2018 season with the Wood Ducks,[47] and received a midseason promotion to the Frisco RoughRiders of the Class AA Texas League.[48]

Hernández's father, Fernando Hernández, pitched in Major League Baseball.[49] Jonathan was born in Memphis, Tennessee, when his father played baseball there, but he was raised in the Dominican Republic.[41]

Wei-Chieh HuangEdit

Wei-Chieh Huang
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1993-09-26) September 26, 1993 (age 24)
Taitung, Taiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Wei-Chieh Huang (Chinese: 黃暐傑; pinyin: Huáng Wěijié; born September 26, 1993) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Huang graduated from Kao-Yuan Tech High School in Kaohsiung and attended the National Taiwan University of Physical Education and Sport.[50][51] In 2014, he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks as a free agent.[52] The next year, Huang made his professional debut with the Kane County Cougars and spent the whole season there, posting a 7-3 record and 2.00 ERA in 15 games (12 starts).[51] Huang was chosen to represent the Diamondbacks at the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.[53] He spent 2016 with both the Visalia Rawhide, where he pitched to a 1-1 record and 6.49 ERA in six games started, and the Hillsboro Hops where he posted a 2-2 record and 5.34 ERA in nine games. In 2017, he spent time with both the Kane County Cougars and Visalia, pitching to a combined 2-1 record and 1.81 ERA in 64.2 total innings between both teams.[54]

Huang was traded, along with Joshua Javier, to the Texas Rangers for Jake Diekman on July 31, 2018.[55]

Luis Yander La OEdit

Luis Yander La O
Texas Rangers
Third baseman
Born: (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 26)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Luis Yander La O Camacho (born December 9, 1991) is a Cuban professional baseball third baseman in the Texas Rangers organization.

La O was signed by the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in January 2017. He spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks where he posted a .292 batting average with eight home runs and 53 RBI's in 124 games.[56] After the season, the Rangers assigned La O to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League (AFL).[57] He struggled in the AFL, posting a .196 average with two home runs, seven RBIs, and a .241 OBP.

Rollie LacyEdit

Rollie Lacy
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-07-17) July 17, 1995 (age 23)
Minnetrista, Minnesota
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Rollin Lacy (born July 17, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Lacy attended Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria, Minnesota,[58] In 2013, as a senior, he did not allow an earned run over 34 innings along with batting .340.[59] Undrafted out of high school, he enrolled at Creighton University, where he played college baseball for the Creighton Bluejays. In 2016, as a redshirt sophomore, he was 9-2 with a 3.15 ERA in 16 starts,[60] and in 2017, as a redshirt junior, he compiled a 5-2 record and 2.54 ERA in 16 starts,[61] earning him a spot on the All-Big East Conference Team.[62] After his junior year, Lacy was selected by the Chicago Cubs selected him in the 11th round of the 2017 MLB draft.[63]

Lacy signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut that year with the AZL Cubs before being promoted to the Eugene Emeralds. In 29.1 innings pitched between both teams, he was 1-3 with a 2.45 ERA. Lacy began 2018 with the South Bend Cubs in their bullpen, but quickly moved into their starting rotation. On June 6, he took a no-hitter through seven innings before being taken out of the game. Ben Hecht pitched the last two innings and also did not allow a hit, finishing off South Bend's first no-hitter since 2014.[64] Lacy was named a Midwest League All-Star.[65] He was promoted to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in early July.[66]

On July 27, 2018, the Cubs traded Lacy, Eddie Butler, and Alexander Ovalles to the Texas Rangers in exchange for Cole Hamels.[67]

Brett MartinEdit

Brett Martin
Texas Rangers – No. 74
Pitcher
Born: (1995-04-28) April 28, 1995 (age 23)
Morristown, Tennessee
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Brett Ryan Martin (born April 28, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Martin attended Morristown-Hamblen High School East in Morristown, Tennessee and played college baseball at Walters State Community College. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the fourth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[68] He signed and spent 2014 with the AZL Rangers, going 1-4 with a 5.40 ERA in 15 games. In 2015, he played for the Hickory Crawdads, compiling a 5-6 record and 3.49 ERA in 20 games (18 starts), and in 2016, he played for the Rangers, Crawdads, and High Desert Mavericks, posting a combined 4-4 record and 4.41 ERA with a 1.53 WHIP in 17 total starts between the three teams. Martin spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks where he started 16 games and collected a 4-8 record and 4.70 ERA with 90 strikeouts in 84.1 innings.[69]

The Rangers added Martin to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[46]

Julio Pablo MartínezEdit

Julio Pablo Martínez
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1996-03-21) March 21, 1996 (age 22)
Baracoa, Cuba
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Julio Pablo Martínez Sánchez (born March 21, 1996) is a professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Martínez signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in March 2018.[70][71]

Josh MorganEdit

Josh Morgan
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 22)
Corona, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joshua Brandon Morgan (born November 16, 1995) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Morgan attended Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, California.[72][73] Morgan was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.[74] He signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers.[75] He was later promoted to the Spokane Indians. He finished the year hitting .322/.436/.347 in 56 games. Morgan played 2015 for the Hickory Crawdads, posting a .288 batting average with 3 home runs and 36 RBI's, and 2016 with the High Desert Mavericks, where he batted .300 with 7 home runs and 64 RBI's[76] Morgan spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks, posting a .270 batting average, 6 home run and 45 RBI's. After the season, the Rangers assigned Morgan to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.[57]

Joe PalumboEdit

Joe Palumbo
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1994-10-26) October 26, 1994 (age 23)
Holbrook, New York
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Joseph Palumbo (born October 26, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Palumbo attended St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip, New York. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft and signed. After signing, he made his professional debut with the AZL Rangers and spent the whole season there, going 1-1 with a 5.03 ERA in 19.2 innings pitched. In 2014, he returned to the AZL Rangers and compiled a 4-4 record and 2.32 ERA in 14 games (seven starts) and in 2015, he pitched for the Hickory Crawdads and Spokane Indians, pitching to a combined 3-3 record and 3.07 ERA in 13 games (nine starts). Palumbo spent 2016 with Hickory where he posted a 7-5 record and 2.24 ERA in 96.1 innings pitched.

Palumbo began 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks. After compiling a 0.66 ERA in three starts,[77] he underwent Tommy John Surgery in April[78] and missed the remainder of the season. The Rangers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[46]

Juremi ProfarEdit

Juremi Profar
Texas Rangers
Third baseman
Born: (1996-01-30) January 30, 1996 (age 22)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Juremi Gregorius Profar (born January 30, 1996) is a Curaçaoan professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Profar signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in 2012. He made his professional debut in 2013 with the DSL Rangers and spent the whole season there, batting .281/.361/.350 with 44 RBIs in 63 games. In 2014, he played for the Spokane Indians where he batted .247 with one home run and 36 RBIs in 67 games. He also played in seven games for the Hickory Crawdads and two games for the Round Rock Express. Profar spent 2015 with the High Desert Mavericks and Hickory where he compiled a .266 batting average with four home runs and 33 RBIS in 77 games between both teams, 2016 with High Desert where he slashed .300/.355/.473 with 13 home runs, 58 RBIs, and an .827 OPS in 103 games, and 2017 with the Frisco RoughRiders where he batted .263 with ten home runs and forty RBIs in 109 games.[79] He began 2018 back with Frisco.

Profar is the younger brother of current Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar.

Cole RagansEdit

Cole Ragans
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1997-12-12) December 12, 1997 (age 20)
Crawfordville, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Cole Gatlin Ragans (born December 12, 1997) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.[80][81]

Ragans was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft out of North Florida Christian High School.[82][83] He had committed to play college baseball for the Florida State Seminoles,[84] but instead chose to sign with the Rangers. After signing, he was assigned to the AZL Rangers, where he spent 2016, posting a 4.70 ERA in 7.2 innings. He spent 2017 with the Spokane Indians where he pitched to a 3-2 record and a 3.61 ERA along with 87 strikeouts in 57.1 innings pitched.[85]

Ragans underwent Tommy John surgery in March 2018 and will miss all of the 2018 season.[86]

Chris SeiseEdit

Chris Seise
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1999-01-06) January 6, 1999 (age 19)
Schenectady, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher Seise (born January 6, 1999) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

Seise attended West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida. He committed to play college baseball at the University of Central Florida. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2017 MLB draft.[87][88][89][90]

After signing, he was assigned to the AZL Rangers. There, he posted a .336 batting average with three home runs and 27 RBIs in 27 games which earned him a promotion to the Spokane Indians, where he batted .222 with nine RBIs in 24 games to end his first professional season.[91]

Matt SmoralEdit

Matt Smoral
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1994-03-18) March 18, 1994 (age 24)
Solon, Ohio
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Matthew Vincent Smoral (born March 18, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Smoral attended Solon High School and was drafted in the supplemental first round (50th overall) of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. The 50th selection was awarded to Toronto for the loss of free agent Frank Francisco. He had been considered by many to be one of the top high school pitchers available, but suffered a broken foot shortly before the draft that lowered his draft position.[92] Smoral had a commitment to attend the University of North Carolina, but signed with the Blue Jays for a $2 million signing bonus instead.[93] He played his first professional season in 2013 with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, where he made 15 appearances (5 starts), and posted a 0–2 record, 7.01 earned run average, and 27 strikeouts over 25​13 innings.[94] Smoral began the 2014 season with the Bluefield Blue Jays, and was promoted to the Low-A Vancouver Canadians on August 8.[95] In 14 total appearances (8 starts), he posted a 4–3 record with a 3.19 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 53​23 innings pitched.[94] Smoral battled injuries in the 2015 season that limited him to just 13 appearances for Bluefield and the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays. He would pitch to a 1–0 record, 7.53 ERA, and 21 strikeouts in 14​13 innings.[94] He played the entire 2016 season with Vancouver and struggled greatly, posting a 13.15 ERA with 16 walks in 13 innings pitched.[94]

On December 8, 2016, Smoral was selected by the Texas Rangers in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 draft.[96] He spent 2017 with the Hickory Crawdads, pitching only 14 innings due to injury, posting a 6.43 ERA and 2.14 WHIP.[97]

Leody TaverasEdit

Leody Taveras
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1998-09-08) September 8, 1998 (age 20)
Tenares, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Leody Taveras Salazar (born September 8, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Taveras signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in July 2015.[98] He made his professional debut in 2016 with the Dominican Summer League Rangers and was later promoted to the Arizona League Rangers and Spokane Indians that season.[99][100] In 73 total games between the three teams, he batted .271 with one home run, 33 RBIs and 18 stole bases. Prior to the 2017 season, Baseball America ranked him as the best prospect in the Rangers system.[101] He spent 2017 with the Hickory Crawdads where he posted a .249 batting average with eight home runs, 50 RBIs and 20 stolen bases.[102]

Tyler ThomasEdit

Tyler Thomas
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-12-22) December 22, 1995 (age 22)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Ricky Tyler Thomas (born December 22, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Thomas attended Mira Mesa Senior High School in San Diego. He enrolled at California State University, Fresno, and played college baseball for the Fresno State Bulldogs.[103][104]

The Chicago Cubs selected Thomas in the seventh round of the 2017 MLB draft and he signed, receiving a $175,000 bonus.[105] He made his professional debut that year with the Eugene Emeralds where he was 1-0 with a 2.33 ERA in 19.1 relief innings pitched. He began 2018 with the South Bend Cubs.

On July 19, 2018, the Cubs traded Thomas to the Rangers for Jesse Chavez.[106]

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  • 22 Alex Kowalczyk
  • 29 Melvin Novoa
  •  8 Ricardo Valencia

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  •  5 Josh Altmann
  •  4 Andretty Cordero
  • 30 Brendon Davis
  • 33 Charles Leblanc
  • 38 Yanio Perez
  •  2 Anderson Tejeda

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  •  9 LeDarious Clark
  • 12 Eric Jenkins
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  •  3 Leody Taveras


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  • -- Kyle Cody
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  • 11 Josh Advocate  
  •  9 A. J. Alexy
  • 24 Reid Anderson
  • 18 Joe Barlow
  • 10 Noah Bremer
  •  6 Jean Casanova
  • 15 Hans Crouse
  • 16 Alex Eubanks
  • 21 Demarcus Evans
  • 30 Derek Heffel
  • 31 Joseph Kuzia
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  • 13 Tyree Thompson
  • 33 Samir Vivas

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  •  2 Ryan Dorow
  • 22 Kole Enright
  •  1 Yonny Hernandez
  • 12 Justin Jacobs
  •  5 Clayton Middleton
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  • 14 Tyler Ratliff
  • 38 Tyreque Reed

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  • 39 Matt Hagen

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  • 20 Jose Jaimes (pitching)
  • 33 Chase Lambin (hitting)
  • 17 Turtle Thomas

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  • -- Jose Almonte
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  • 32 Sean Chandler
  • 23 Emmanuel Clase
  • 17 Ryan Dease
  • 12 Scott Engler
  • 37 Bobby Eveld
  • 10 Kelvin Gonzalez
  •  9 Kyle Keith
  • 40 John King
  • 33 Jake Latz
  • 41 Werner Leal
  • 47 Jesus Linarez
  • 35 Reggie Meyer
  • 19 Xavier Moore
  • 22 Seth Nordlin
  • 14 Wes Robertson
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  • 48 Yerry Rodriguez
  • 40 Chandler Sanburn
  • 43 Tai Tiedemann
  • 45 Cole Uvila
  • 16 Francisco Villegas

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  •  8 Scott Kapers
  • 11 Isaias Quiroz
  • 46 Francisco Ventura

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  • 38 Sherten Apostel
  • 21 Diosbel Arias
  •  1 Jax Biggers
  • 30 Tyler Depreta-Johnson
  •  2 Troy Dixon
  •  4 Cristian Inoa
  •  3 Jonah McReynolds
  • 20 Kevin Mendoza
  • 28 Curtis Terry
  • 25 Juan Ventura
  • 29 Husuan Viera

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  • -- Kenny Holmberg

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  • -- Jono Armold (pitching)
  • -- Jared Goedert (hitting)
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  • -- David Lebron

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Roster updated September 2, 2018
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RookieEdit

Arizona League Rangers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 61 Brandon Baker
  • 32 Dylan Bice
  • -- Hever Bueno  
  • 40 Juan Castillo
  • 55 Tyler Cohen
  • -- Destin Dotson  
  • 31 Ediberto Encarnacion
  • -- Mason Englert  
  • 53 Joshua Javier
  • 28 Billy Layne Jr.
  • -- Greidy Martinez ‡
  • 39 Theo McDowell
  • 83 Kenny Mendoza §
  • 16 Chris Morris
  • 37 Braden Pearson
  • 44 Zach Penrod
  • 57 Kyle Roberts  
  • 76 Luis Rosario
  • 30 Nick Snyder
  • 73 Nick Starr
  • 67 Sergio Suarez
  • 58 Leury Tejada
  • -- Joel Urena ‡
  • 33 Erne Valdes
  • 20 Ricky Vanasco
  • -- Owen White  
  • -- Cole Winn  
  • 11 Grant Wolfram

Catchers

  •  9 David Garcia
  • 50 Reynaldo Pichardo
  • 45 Xavier Valentin

Infielders

  • 60 Frainyer Chavez
  • 71 Jayce Easley
  • 19 Kenen Irizarry
  • 29 Stanley Martinez
  •  2 Myles McKisic
  •  4 Maxwell Morales
  • -- Rougned Jose Odor  
  • 10 Jonathan Ornelas

Outfielders

  •  6 Ryan Anderson
  •  8 Beder Gutierrez
  • 17 Marcus Mack
  • 24 Obie Ricumstrict
  •  3 Kobie Taylor
  • 46 Fernando Valdez


Manager

  • 22 Matt Siegel

Coaches

60-day disabled list

  • -- Tim Brennan
  • 97 Noah Burkholder
  • -- Lucas Jacobsen
  • 89 Joseph Jarneski
  • -- Luis Lopez
  • -- Cole Ragans
  • 96 Glen Richardson
  • -- Eudys Rivera
  • 98 Daniel Robert
  • -- Chris Seise
  • 95 Josh Smith

  7-day disabled list
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# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated September 5, 2018
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Foreign RookieEdit

Dominican Summer League Rangers 1 roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Oscar Abreu
  • -- Jose Alcala
  • -- Aneudis Beard
  • -- Emmanuel Betances
  • -- Martin Buitimea
  • -- Samuel Burgos
  • -- Ray Castro
  • -- Maikol Escalona
  • -- Jeuyson Fernandez ‡
  • -- Alexander Hernandez
  • -- Jeremis Herrera
  • -- Rosmer Inojosa
  • -- Juan Mejia
  • -- Carlos Naveda
  • -- Teodoro Ortega ∞
  • -- Sergio Pacheco
  • -- Yosiel Serrano ‡
  • -- Darel Torres

Catchers

  • -- Jose Guardo
  • -- Edilberto Mendoza
  • -- Adrian Pernalete

Infielders

  • -- Angel Baptista
  • -- Osleivis Basabe
  • -- Michael Chirinos
  • -- Yaniery Guzman
  • -- Keithron Moss
  • -- Courtney Smith
  • -- Emir Velasquez

Outfielders

  • -- Juan Bidau
  • -- Jose Cardozo
  • -- Danny Drullard
  • -- Luis Feliz
  • -- William Jeffry
  • -- Brandon Linares
  • -- Leuri Mejia
  • -- Cesar Ortega
  • -- Alexander Ovalles  
  • -- Daniel Quiceno


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Pablo Blanco (pitching)
  • -- Jesus Ovalles

60-day disabled list

  • -- Fernery Ozuna
  • -- Eury Rodriguez
  • -- Manuel Santiago

  7-day disabled list
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# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
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Roster updated August 31, 2018
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Pitchers

  • 44 Kelvin Bautista
  • 97 Juan Cruz
  • 49 Yangely De La Cruz
  • 82 Daniel De Leon
  • 94 Elian Ferreira
  • 99 Ricardo Frias
  • 13 Jesus Garcia
  • 56 Orceli Gomez
  • 67 Stanley Guzman
  • 79 Ronny Henriquez
  • -- Abrahan Lopez
  • 91 Luis Marine
  • 25 Damian Mendoza
  • 35 Emmy Morel
  • 45 Ezequiel Nin
  • 47 Luis Paulino
  • -- Yosber Sanchez

Catchers

  • 40 Randy Florentino
  • -- Jesus Moreno
  •  1 Freddy Puerta
  • 24 Josue Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 16 Jeremia Almonte
  • 46 Derwin Barreto
  • 90 Anyelo George
  • 22 Jember Gutierrez
  • 20 Heriberto Hernandez
  • 23 Rehybell Perozo
  •  7 Keyber Rodriguez
  •  4 Abraham Zambrano

Outfielders

  • 21 Angel Aponte
  • -- Rafy Barete
  • 73 Darlin De La Rosa
  • 63 Robert Gonzalez
  • 70 Ronier Lascarro
  • 51 Isaias Leon


Manager

  • -- Carlos Cardoza

Coaches

60-day disabled list

  • -- Jonneyder Izarra
  • -- Hector Rovain

  7-day disabled list
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# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
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† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated August 27, 2018
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Roving InstructorsEdit

  • Field Coordinator: Corey Ragsdale
  • Pitching Coordinator: Danny Clark
  • Assistant Pitching Coordinator: Jeff Andrews
  • Hitting Coordinator: Josue Perez
  • Assistant Hitting/Outfield Coordinator: Dwayne Murphy
  • Catching Coordinator: Chris Briones
  • Infield Coordinator: Kenny Holmberg
  • Baserunning Coordinator: Damon Mashore
  • Rehab Pitching Coordinator: Keith Comstock
  • Special Assistant, Pitching: Mark Connor

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