Rangers call up Willie Calhoun

Bill Baer
NBC Sports

The Rangers are calling up outfielder Willie Calhoun to the big leagues, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Calhoun, 24, was a consensus top-100 prospect going into the 2017 and ’18 seasons and has now graduated from prospect lists. He struggled in 48 major league games over the last two years, batting .233/.283/.338.

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Calhoun performed very well against the competition with Triple-A Nashville this season, batting .304/.416/.557 with eight home runs and 22 RBI in 138 trips to the plate. He’ll be in the Rangers’ lineup for Wednesday night’s 8:15 ET game against the Royals.

Update: He wasted no time homering in his 2019 debut.

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