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July 28, 2021 05:12 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks.

Jose Trevino will get the nod behind the dish for what will be his second start since returning from the 10-day injured list Friday. Heim has caught the other three games for Texas, so for now, he looks to have the slight edge in playing time among the two backstops.

July 21, 2021 04:24 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Gets breather Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Tigers.

Heim drew starts in each of the last three games and went 1-for-8 with two strikeouts during that time. John Hicks will start behind the plate and bat fifth.

July 19, 2021 11:48 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Plays nightcap
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim started the second game of Sunday's doubleheader and went 1-for-3 in a 10-0 loss to the Blue Jays.

It was a nice weekend for Heim, who became the first Buffalo-born major-leaguer to play in the city since 1890. He had two hits in seven trips over two games in front of family and friends. With news that Jose Trevino (forearm) could return from a rehab assignment by the coming weekend, Heim should still be good for multiple starts this week.

July 19, 2021 07:48 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Gets first game off
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim is out of the lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader with the Blue Jays.

Heim has been serving as Texas' clear No. 1 catcher for most of the month while Jose Trevino (forearm) has been on the shelf. He'll be given a breather for the first game of the doubleheader while John Hicks catches for Texas, but look for Heim to receive a turn behind the dish in the nightcap.

July 11, 2021 12:08 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Not starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim is not starting Sunday against the Athletics.

Heim had a nice day at the plate in Saturday's loss, driving in a pair of runs while logging two singles across five at-bats. He'll get a rest Sunday as John Hicks works behind the dish and bats fifth.

July 11, 2021 01:16 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Extends game twice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 2-for-5 with two RBI in Saturday's 8-4 extra-innings loss to the Athletics.

Heim's RBI single in the eighth propelled the game into extra innings, and his 10th-inning run-producing single forced the game into an 11th inning. Heim has hit well in the absence of Jose Trevino (forearm). The 26-year-old backstop is batting .297 (11-for-37) with four extra-base hits, seven RBI and three runs scored over the last 10 games. He's performed so well that he was recently promoted to the fifth in the order.

July 6, 2021 03:36 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Not starting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim is not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Tigers.

Heim will get a breather a day after blasting his fourth homer of the season. John Hicks will get the start behind the plate and bat fifth against right-hander Jose Urena.

July 6, 2021 08:24 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Launches home run in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim batted fifth and went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 7-3 loss to Detroit.

Heim went deep in the ninth inning for his fourth home run of the season. This was the second consecutive game hitting out of the five hole, which has featured six different batters over the last nine games. Manager Chris Woodward is trying to find a solution there, and Heim is the latest to get a shot. At various times, the Rangers have batted Nate Lowe and Adolis Garcia fifth, but they have since settled into second and third, respectively. The other 10 players to hit fifth this season have a combined slash of .193/.267/.287.

July 3, 2021 06:20 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Takes seat Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim isn't starting Saturday's game against the Mariners.

Heim has had increased playing time recently with Jose Trevino (forearm) sidelined, but he'll retreat to the bench for the second time in the last three games. John Hicks will start behind the dish and bat eighth.

July 1, 2021 12:40 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Steps in for Trevino
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's 5-4 win over Oakland.

Heim started a second straight game, as primary backstop Jose Trevino is dealing with a forearm injury. Trevino is listed as day-to-day, so Heim should fill in until the team's top backstop is ready to return. Heim is 12-for-28 (.429) with five extra-base hits, six RBI and five runs scored over his last nine games.

June 26, 2021 03:40 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Three hits in Friday's win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Friday's 9-4 win over Kansas City.

Heim plated Nate Lowe twice in the contest, on a fourth-inning single and a sixth-inning double. In his last seven games, Heim has gone 10-for-22 (.455) with three doubles, a home run, five RBI and four runs scored. He's likely to continue splitting time with Jose Trevino, although Heim has most often filled the backup role behind the dish.

June 23, 2021 04:56 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Losing work to Trevino
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim will start at catcher and bat ninth Wednesday's game against the Athletics.

Though Heim in the lineup Wednesday, the playing time at catcher has swung in the favor of Jose Trevino of late. Trevino caught each of the past three games and seems to have temporarily solidified himself as Option 1A behind the plate for Texas.

June 20, 2021 02:28 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Sits in series finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.

Jose Trevino will be behind the plate for Texas in the series finale, but Heim seems to have emerged as the Rangers' favored backstop of late. Heim started at catcher in four of the Rangers' previous six games, going 6-for-15 with a home run, a double, a walk, three runs and two RBI.

June 13, 2021 10:40 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Breaks out of slump
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, two runs and two RBI in Saturday's 12-1 win over the Dodgers.

Heim knocked a single in the second, two-run homer in the third and double in the eighth for his best all-around game of the season. The hits ended a 13 at-bat hitless stretch for Texas' reserve catcher, who now sports a .188/.241/.363 slash line.

June 9, 2021 12:08 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Clear No. 2 catcher in Arlington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim will catch and bat ninth Wednesday against the Giants.

He'll crack the lineup for only the second time in six games while No. 1 catcher Jose Trevino gets a breather for the day game after a night game. The Rangers had divvied up the starts between the backstops more evenly in May, but Heim has seemingly settled into a clear backup role at this point. The 25-year-old switch-hitter is slashing a weak .167/.228/.306 across 80 plate appearances in his first season in Texas.

May 13, 2021 05:32 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Makes second straight start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim started a second consecutive game Tuesday in place of Jose Trevino (triceps). He went 0-for-3 in a 4-2 loss to the Giants.

Manager Chris Woodward told Justice delos Santos of that he would have used Trevino on Monday if that game was necessary and was prepared to use him Tuesday if needed. That scenario could have been tested as Adolis Garcia pinch hit for Heim in the ninth inning, but the game ended there. The Rangers revealed that Trevino was dealing with a sore triceps Tuesday, and the hope is that two days off, coupled with a team off day Wednesday, gets him at full strength for Thursday's series opener at Houston.

May 7, 2021 10:32 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Belts game-tying homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and another run scored during Thursday's win over the Twins.

With the Rangers trailing by one in the seventh frame, Heim stepped up to the plate with two outs and evened the score with a long ball against Hansel Robles. The Rangers eventually pulled ahead with an extra-innings victory in the 10th. Across 12 games, the 25-year-old backstop has hit two homers while batting .125/.182/.325.

May 4, 2021 05:24 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Available to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim (neck) was available to play Monday, Sam Blum of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Heim had been removed from Sunday's game after taking a foul ball to the neck area. Manager Chris Woodward said the catcher was fine and available to play.

May 2, 2021 05:16 PM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Leaves game with trainers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim was removed from Sunday's game against the Red Sox in the top of the eighth inning with an apparent injury, Chris Halicke of reports.

Heim was hit under the mask while blocking a ball in the dirt Sunday and was visited by trainers afterward. The backstop wanted to stay in the game, but the trainers removed him from the contest. The exact nature of Heim's injury isn't yet clear, and it's unknown whether he'll be forced to miss additional time.

April 11, 2021 09:32 AM
Rangers' Jonah Heim: Snaps team-wide hit drought
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heim went 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Saturday's 7-4 loss to San Diego.

Heim's second-inning double snapped an 0-for-34 skid for the Rangers, who were no-hit Friday and last had a base hit in the eighth inning Thursday. He's started three games and is 3-for-11 with two doubles, a home run and three runs scored in relief of Jose Trevino.

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