MLB: Rangers activate RHP Jose Leclerc after Tommy John surgery
The Texas Rangers made a trio of additions Thursday, activating right-hander Jose Leclerc from the 60-day injured list, while left-hander Brett Martin and outfielder Steele Walker were welcomed back from the COVID-19 list.
Leclerc, 28, last pitched in 2020 before undergoing Tommy John surgery. In five career seasons, all with the Rangers, he is 6-10 with a 3.19 ERA in 190 appearances (three starts) and has 29 saves.
Martin, 27, is 0-4 with a 4.34 ERA in 23 major league appearances this season and is 7-12 with a 3.82 ERA in 155 career outings over four seasons in Texas.
Walker, 25, made his major league debut June 5 and had one hit in his first 14 at-bats. After being activated on Thursday, he was immediately optioned to Triple-A Round Rock, along with left-hander Kolby Allard, who was 0-2 with a 5.06 ERA in seven appearances this season.
–Field Level Media