Rengifo (hamstring) was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. The hamstring injury that knocked Rengifo out of Friday's game against the Dodgers will wind up ending his season prematurely. He'll finish his second big-league season with a .156/.269/.200 slash line in 106 plate appearances. Jahmai Jones was recalled to take his place on the roster and will start at second base Saturday.
Rengifo suffered a right hamstring strain during Friday's game against the Dodgers. Rengifo was removed from Friday's contest in the seventh inning after hitting a single. With just two games remaining in the regular season, it's unclear whether Rengifo will return in 2020.
Rengifo left Friday's game against the Dodgers with an apparent injury, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Rengifo logged a single in the top of the seventh inning Friday, but he exited the game with a trainer after reaching base. The nature and severity of the issue aren't yet clear. Elliot Soto replaced Rengifo on Friday and could fill in over the final two games of the regular season if Rengifo is sidelined.
Rengifo will start at second base and will bat ninth Wednesday against the Padres. Rengifo will be rewarded with a second straight start after going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two stolen bases in Tuesday's 4-2 win. With Andrelton Simmons informing the Angels on Tuesday that he was opting out of the season, Rengifo should get the opportunity to play regularly in the middle infield over Los Angeles' final four games.
Rengifo went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two stolen bases Tuesday in a win over San Diego. Rengifo stole second base after singling in both the second and sixth innings, then plated a run on a sacrifice in the eighth. The swipes were a mild surprise given that he entered the contest with only three career steals in six attempts.
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