Here's why the Rangers are considering shutting down Joey Gallo for the rest of the season

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Here's why the Rangers are considering shutting down Joey Gallo for the rest of the season
Here's why the Rangers are considering shutting down Joey Gallo for the rest of the season

Here's why the Rangers are considering shutting down Joey Gallo for the rest of the season The best season of Joey Gallo's career might be finished. The All-Star outfielder continues to feel discomfort in his right hand, and the Texas Rangers are weighing whether it is worth it for Gallo to try to continue to return. While Gallo can't injure the hand any further, as the broken hamate bone was removed July 25, there is some concern that other muscles and tendons could be hurt as he tries to find other ways to grip the bat. The Rangers also don't want any poor swing habits to develop that could set him back once he starts swinging again this off-season. “We're still going to play it day by day,”

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