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Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Could make MLB debut
Wendzel has been invited to major-league camp and could make his MLB debut at some point in 2022, Kennedi Landry of MLB.com reports.
The Rangers opened an opportunity for several infielders after they traded Isiah Kiner-Falefa to the Twins for catcher Mitch Garver. Kiner-Falefa was the presumptive starter at third base, but now Texas is looking at a few potential replacements, including the possibility of Wendzel getting at-bats there in 2022. The 25-year-old infielder batted .238/.346/.399 over a combined 263 plate appearances at Double-A Frisco, Triple-A Round Rock and a rookie-level affiliate while rehabbing a wrist injury.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Activated from injured list
Wendzel (wrist) was reinstated off the 7-day injured list Friday by Double-A Frisco, Joseph Hoyt of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Wendzel had been at rookie-level ball rehabbing a sprained wrist. The third baseman is batting .230 with a .721 OPS over 19 games at Frisco.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Begins rehab assignment
Wendzel (wrist) started a rehab assignment Aug. 5 with the Rangers' rookie-level Arizona Complex League affiliate and has gone 1-for-11 with an RBI in his first three games.
Wendzel has been on the 7-day injured list at Double-A Frisco since July 18 with a left wrist sprain. Now that he's playing in games again, Wendzel shouldn't be much more than a week or two away from rejoining the Double-A lineup. The 24-year-old posted a .754 OPS in 74 plate appearances for Frisco before heading to the IL.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Out with wrist sprain
Wendzel has been diagnosed with a left wrist sprain and will not play for a minimum of two weeks, Levi Weaver of The Athletic reports.
Wendzel suffered a broken left hamate bone in late May, but he was able to briefly return to Double-A Frisco last week before going back on the IL on Sunday. It's not clear whether the wrist issue is related to the previous injury. The team is hopeful that he'll be able to resume baseball activity sometime next week, but he won't be activated until the first week of August at the earliest.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Back on injured list
Double-A Frisco placed Wendzel on the 7-day injured list Sunday due to an unspecified issue.
Wendzel suffered a broken left hamate bone in late May and was activated from the injured list Saturday. It's unclear if his move back to the IL is related to the previous injury or if he's dealing with a new concern.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Back with Frisco following rehab
Wendzel was reinstated from the 7-day injured list Saturday and assigned to Double-A Frisco.
Wendzel suffered a broken left hamate bone in late May and was placed on the injured list shortly thereafter. He began a rehab assignment with Texas' rookie-level Arizona Complex League affiliate July 8 and wound up going 4-for-17 with a homer, three walks and five RBI across five games. He'll now return to Frisco, where he'll resume his Double-A campaign with a .241/.391/.370 slash line.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Starts up rehab assignment
Wendzel (hand) began a rehab assignment July 8 with the Rangers' rookie-level Arizona Complex League affiliate. Through his first five games with the ACL club, he has gone 4-for-17 with a home run, a triple, three walks, eight runs and five RBI.
Before heading to the ACL, Wendzel had been sidelined for about six weeks after undergoing surgery on his left hand. The Rangers may keep him in the lower levels of the minors for a few more games so he can get his timing back at the plate, but once Wendzel is deemed ready to go, he'll be reinstated from Double-A Frisco's 7-day injured list.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Requires surgery
Wendzel has been diagnosed with a broken left hamate bone, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Wendzel left Tuesday's game for Double-A Frisco after a strikeout, and he'll require surgery that is expected to keep him out for at least six weeks. Prior to suffering the injury, Wendzel hit .241 with two home runs and six RBI in 17 minor-league games to begin the season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Dealing with hand injury
Wendzel is dealing with an unspecified hand injury, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Wendzel didn't play Wednesday for Double-A Frisco after leaving the previous game following a strikeout. Whether or not the young infielder is dealing with a serious injury like a broken hamate bone or something less worrisome is not yet clear.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Joins player pool
Wendzel was added to the Rangers' player pool Tuesday.
Wendzel will be in the best situation for his development over the final month of the season, though he's highly unlikely to be considered for his big-league debut. He's yet to play above the rookie-ball level.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Davis Wendzel: Impacted by injury in 2019
Wendzel suffered a thumb injury in last year's NCAA tournament and was limited to a combined 19 at-bats in 2019 for the AZL Rangers and short-season Spokane, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Wendzel is one of three young third basemen recently acquired, but the 22-year-old may not stick there. He is behind Sherten Apostel and Josh Jung on the organizational depth chart. His projected power doesn't profile as a corner infielder, and the Rangers feel he has the hands to play all four infield spots. Wendzel had just three at-bats over two Cactus League games before heading back to minor-league camp.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 206 lbs|
|Birthplace: Irvine, CA|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|