Texas Rangers Roster Moves 9/29

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The Texas Rangers are amidst a critical series against the Seattle Mariners, with both teams fighting for a spot in the 2023 MLB Postseason along with the Houston Astros. With a win and a loss by the Astros tonight, the Rangers can clinch a playoff spot and the American League West. This series against the Mariners is big as the Mariners could sneak in and potentially push the Rangers out of the postseason. Today, the Rangers placed RHP Jon Gray on the 15-Day Injured List with forearm tightness and recalled LHP Jake Latz from Triple-A.

Rangers Roster Moves By The Numbers

Jon Gray

On December 4, 2021, Gray signed with the Rangers for a four-year deal. Last year, he went 7-7 in 24 starts, posting a 3.96 ERA, a 3.80 FIP, a 1.13 WHIP, a 1.2 HR/9, a 2.8 BB/9, and a 9.5 K/9. This season, he has made 29 starts, going 9-8 and posting a 4.12 ERA, a 4.47 FIP, a 1.29 WHIP, a 1.3 HR/9, a 3.1 BB/9, and an 8.1 K/9. Gray is a tough loss to a rotation already missing Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer as they enter the final three days of the season.

Jake Latz

Latz has primarily spent this season in Triple-A, making 46 appearances and five starts, going 1-4 with a 4.10 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP, a 0.7 HR/9, a 4.1 BB/9, and a 12.3 K/9. With the Rangers this season, he has appeared in two games going 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 4.1 innings of work; he posts a 3.25 FIP, a 0.0 HR/9, a 4.2 BB/9, and a 6.2 K/9.

Rangers Remaining Games

Friday 9/29: Nathan Eovaldi (12-4, 3.26 ERA) vs. Bryan Woo (4-5, 4.39 ERA) – 10:10 PM
Saturday 9/30: TBD vs. Luis Castillo (14-8, 3.20 ERA) – 7:15 PM
Sunday 10/1: TBD vs. George Kirby (12-10, 3.46 ERA) – 3:10 PM

CJ

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