The Rangers announced they’ve obtained outfielders Billy McKinney and Zach Reks from the Dodgers in exchange for cash considerations. Every gamers had been designated for assignment by Los Angeles closing Friday, as many teams cleared roster set up for potentialities whom they didn’t are making an are trying to transfer away eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Texas’ 40-man roster tally is up to 39.
McKinney has bounced all around the league an even quantity this twelve months. He opened the season with the Brewers but landed with the Mets by the utilization of juvenile trade a few weeks into the twelve months. After two months in Queens, McKinney changed into as soon as designated for assignment and traded to the Dodgers. The 27-twelve months-aged done out the season in Southern California sooner than losing his roster procedure closing week.
Between the three clubs, the left-handed hitting McKinney tallied exactly 300 plate appearances. It changed into as soon as a career-excessive in playing time, but the vulnerable first-rounder didn’t continuously kind at the plate. While he had a solid dawdle with the Mets, McKinney struggled badly with the Brew Crew and Dodgers and in the slay managed a meager .192/.280/.358 with 9 home runs. His 10.7% dawdle rate changed into as soon as solid, but McKinney also fanned at an even bigger-than-life like 26.3% clip and didn’t hit for a ton of energy.
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