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|Joey Gallo may miss Futures Game |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(7/10/13) Rangers third base prospect Joey Gallo is questionable to participate in the Futures Game due to a strained groin muscle, MLB.com reports. He has hit .225/.311/.540 with 26 home runs, 54 RBI and eight stolen bases in 311 at-bats with Class A Hickory.
|Rangers have two prospects in Futures Game |
|by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com|
(6/26/13) Rangers infielder Joey Gallo and catcher Jorge Alfaro have been named to play in the Futures Game during the All-Star break, the Dallas Morning News reports Wednesday.
Gallo will play for the United States and Alfaro the World.
Gallo, 19, is batting .237 with 45 RBI and 23 home runs with Class A Hickory. The 20-year-old Alfaro is batting .261 with 10 homers and 34 RBI with Hickory this year.
|Gallo posting eye-popping numbers |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(8/20/12) It's time for Fantasy owners to get to know Rangers prospect Joey Gallo, who has been a sensation since turning pro this summer. The 18-year-old third-base prospect was a supplemental first-round pick (39th overall) in June's draft, and all he has done is rake at the plate since turning pro. Gallo was recently promoted to Class A short-season Spokane after tearing up the Arizona League (rookie). Brace yourself -- Gallo hit .293 with 10 doubles, 18 homers and 43 RBI in 43 games in the AZL. The 18 homers were a record for the AZL. Since being promoted to Spokane, he is batting .313 with two homers and seven RBI in four games. "I've been happy with what I'm showing power-wise," Gallo told MLB.com. "I couldn't imagine how many home runs I would hit in the AZL and stuff. I definitely didn't come in thinking I would've done that. I didn't expect to come out and be a star, I wanted to just have fun and try and enjoy my first year. Let things fall into play, take it day by day."
|Prospect hounds have a love-hate relationship with Joey Gallo. His power potential makes their imaginations run wild, but if he's struggling to hit .250 and striking out every third at-bat in low Class A, how's he going fare against pitchers with complete secondary arsenals and more sophisticated game plans? Obviously, at age 20, he's capable of improving himself, but his flaws are so fundamental that it's not too hard to imagine him stalling out in the upper levels of the minors and never even sniffing the majors. Because he's held his own so far, what he can do takes precedence over what he can't, so in dynasty leagues, go ahead and imagine him settling somewhere on the Mark Reynolds-to-Giancarlo Stanton spectrum of super sluggers. But understand he's a gamble, even by prospect standards.
(Updated 3/17/14) |
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