Gallo signed a one-year, $6.2 million contract with the Rangers on Friday to avoid arbitration, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
The 27-year-old struggled with a .679 OPS and 10 home runs in 226 plate appearances during 2020, but he nonetheless received a raise for next season. Gallo had an OPS of at least .810 in each of the previous three seasons and will look to recapture that form in 2021.
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Angels.
Gallo opened the scoring with a two-run shot off Julio Teheran in the first inning. It marked the slugger's 10th homer of the season and brought his RBI tally to 25. Overall, the outfielder holds a disappointing .187/.311/.416 slash line on the campaign.
Gallo isn't starting Saturday against the Angels.
Gallo went 2-for-15 with one RBI, one walk and nine strikeouts over the last four games. Eli White will start in right field in his place.
Gallo is not in Sunday's lineup against the Athletics.
He is hitting .214 with two home runs and a 38.3 percent strikeout rate in 13 games this month. Eli White starts in right field and will bat eighth.
Gallo went 2-for-5 with a walk, a double, a home run, two RBI and two runs scored across both games of a doubleheader against the Athletics on Saturday.
Gallo produced the majority of his line in the second game, smacking his ninth home run of the season in the sixth inning. It was only his second long ball since Aug. 19, and he produced only seven RBI and seven runs scored in that span. Overall, Gallo has maintained a .192/.326/.425 line across 175 plate appearances this season.
Gallo went 1-for-3 with a walk, a double and two RBI in Monday's 8-4 loss to the Mariners.
His two-run double in the fourth inning got the Rangers on the board, but the M's immediately responded with a five-spot in the bottom of the frame to put the game out of reach. Gallo's bat is showing faint glimmers of life in September after a brutal 1-for-22 finish to August, and he's gone 4-for-22 with a homer and four RBI over seven games so far this month.
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 4-3 loss to Seattle.
Gallo returned to the lineup after a mental break Saturday and launched a 433-foot home run with an exit velocity of 113.5 MPH that reached the third deck of T-Mobile Park. He became just the fifth player to hit that upper deck. It was Gallo's first home run in 15 games.
Gallo isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Mariners.
Gallo has been in a major slump in recent games, and he'll get a day off Saturday. Shin-Soo Choo will start in right field in his absence.
Gallo went 0-for-3 with a walk in Thursday's 8-4 loss to the Astros.
Gallo, who slashed .171/.333/.390 during August, has opened September with one hit in 10 at-bats. He's gone 12 games without knocking in a run and is 4-for-40 (.100) during that stretch.
Gallo isn't in the lineup for Monday's game against the Athletics.
Gallo has gone 0-for-8 with four strikeouts over the past two games, and he'll get a routine day off for the series opener against Oakland. Scott Heineman will start in right field.
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk during Wednesday's loss to the Padres.
With the Rangers trailing 2-1 in the ninth, Gallo stepped up to the plate and knotted the score with a solo shot off Matt Strahm. Unfortunately, Texas still came up short in the end. The long ball was the seventh of the season for the 26-year-old, who has now extended his hitting streak to five games. He leads the Rangers in both home runs and RBI (16).
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to San Diego.
Gallo's hit safely in four straight games, a stretch that includes two home runs, a double and five RBI. The power-hitting outfielder leads the Rangers with six home runs and 15 RBI over 21 games.
Gallo went 1-for-3 with a solo home run Sunday against the Rockies.
Gallo took Jon Gray deep in the fourth inning to record his fifth home run of the season. It was his first long ball in his last six games, during which he went just 1-for-18 from the dish with a 40 percent strikeout rate. Despite the recent slump, Gallo is still reaching base and hitting for power as he has a .203/.346/.484 line across 78 plate appearances on the campaign.
Gallo went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Angels.
Patrick Sandoval took a shutout into the sixth inning, but the lefty allowed a fastball to run back over the middle of the plate and Gallo golfed it to left-center field for the game's only runs. The slugger is hitting .256 (11-for-43), right in line with last year's performance, and that comes with his usual prodigious power as Gallo now has four homers and 10 RBI through 12 games.
Gallo (wrist) is in the lineup Saturday against the Angels.
Gallo sat out Friday's contest with a sore wrist, but he'll return to action Saturday. Over 11 games, Gallo is slashing .250/.362/.550 with three home runs, eight RBI and two stolen bases.
Gallo is absent from the lineup for Friday's game against the Angels due to a sore wrist, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Gallo was able to play through the injury Thursday, so he's presumably not set for a particularly long absence. Shin-Soo Choo will start in right field Friday.
Gallo went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer, a double, two runs scored and a walk in Sunday's 9-5 win over the Giants.
Gallo put the game out of reach with his three-run shot in the seventh inning, giving him three long balls and eight RBI for the season. The lefty slugger is slashing .310/.429/.724 in 36 plate appearances.
Gallo went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's 7-4 win over the Diamondbacks.
Gallo jumped on an Andrew Chafin fastball in the eighth inning to wipe out the Diamondbacks' lead. The Rangers then tacked on another three runs. The blast was Gallo's second homer in five games.
Gallo went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Colorado.
Gallo's second-inning shot gave Texas an early lead that didn't last very long. Assuming he can stay healthy, the shortened season could actually work in his favor; the 26-year-old slugger mashed 22 homers in just 70 games last season.
Gallo went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Rockies.
Gallo, who tested positive for COVID-19, had a late start to summer camp, but he's been in both games to start the season settling in at right field and batting cleanup. The Rangers' offense has been slow out of the gate and could benefit from Gallo's bat. Gallo is 2-for-8 with an RBI and a walk over the first two games.
|Last 7 Games|
|09/27||vs HOU||W 8-4||4||2||1||0||0||0||0|
|09/26||vs HOU||W 6-1||4||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|09/25||vs HOU||W 5-4||4||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|09/24||vs HOU||L 4-12||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/23||@ ARI||L 3-7||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/22||@ ARI||L 0-7||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/21||@ LAA||L 5-8||3||0||0||0||0||1||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2014||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||58||189||53||61||9||3||21||50||51||64||5||3||.323||.463||.735|
|2015||AAA-Round Rock Express||53||200||20||39||9||0||14||32||27||90||1||0||.195||.289||.450|