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Texas Rangers

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Key Stats
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Player Updates

September 27, 2020 01:40 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Sitting season finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun is not in the lineup Sunday against the Astros.

Calhoun went 5-for-17 with one homer, one double and three RBI as the designated hitter over the past four games, but he'll head to the bench for the season finale. Shin-Soo Choo (wrist) returns from the injured list and is batting leadoff Sunday.

September 25, 2020 12:08 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Homers in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and an RBI double during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Calhoun got the Rangers on the board with a two-run blast against Cristian Javier in the sixth inning. He also tacked on an RBI double in the seventh. It was the first long ball and the second double of the year for the 25-year-old, who is hitting .193/.232/.273 overall.

September 22, 2020 06:00 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Not in Tuesday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun isn't in Tuesday's lineup against the Diamondbacks.

Calhoun went hitless in four at-bats Monday, and he'll get a breather for the series opener against the Diamondbacks. Nick Solak will serve as the designated hitter Tuesday.

September 19, 2020 01:28 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Knocks in two
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 1-for-3 with a two-run single in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Angels.

Calhoun returned to the lineup Friday after taking a seat against a left-hander Thursday and registered his first hit since returning from a hamstring injury. This was supposed to be a full season for the outfielder, but Calhoun has been through a fractured jaw, a strained oblique and a hamstring injury in 2020. Those injuries and the pandemic have limited him to just 21 games and 74 plate appearances. As such, the Rangers plan to send him to the instructional league during the offseason, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. "Willie has to keep working," manager Chris Woodward said. "He has to keep working to prove that he is an adequate defensive player. I don't know what our roster is going to be like next year. Obviously he is one of our best hitters. As far as playing the outfield, he has to earn it. He has to earn a spot." With Shin-Soo Choo (wrist) becoming a free agent, designated hitter could be Calhoun's landing spot in 2021.

September 17, 2020 03:32 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: On bench against southpaw
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun isn't in Thursday's lineup against the Astros.

With southpaw Framber Valdez starting for the Astros on Thursday, Calhoun will retreat to the bench. Nick Solak will serve as the designated hitter in his absence.

September 16, 2020 07:40 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Hitless in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 0-for-4 in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Astros.

Calhoun returned to the lineup after being activated from the injured list. He hadn't played since Aug. 19 when he was placed on the IL with a strained hamstring. Calhoun served as the designated hitter, which could be his primary role in 2021.

September 15, 2020 04:24 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Officially activated
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day injured list and is starting Tuesday against the Astros.

Calhoun was expected to be activated Tuesday after he was sidelined since Aug. 20 with a strained left hamstring. He's serving as the designated hitter Tuesday and could continue to do so as the Rangers ease him back into action.

September 14, 2020 12:12 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Will DH upon return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun (hamstring) will serve as the designated hitter when he returns from the injured list Tuesday, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Texas manager Chris Woodward said Calhoun is not yet ready to play the outfield, so he'll return as the DH. Shin-Soo Choo had been the primary DH, but he's currently sidelined by a hand injury, giving Calhoun a clear path to at-bats. The outfield will be manned by Eli White or Nick Solak in left field, Leody Taveras in center and Joey Gallo in right. Because Choo becomes a free agent this offseason, designated hitter could be Calhoun's primary role in 2021.

September 12, 2020 02:52 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Expected to return Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Chris Woodward said Saturday that he expects Calhoun (hamstring) to be activated Tuesday, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Calhoun has been sidelined since Aug. 20 due to a strained left hamstring, but his return appears to be imminent. Woodward said that he hopes to get him as many at-bats as possible over the remainder of the season, so he's unlikely to face any restrictions once he returns to the active roster.

August 21, 2020 04:28 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Moved to IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun (hamstring) was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday.

As expected, Calhoun will head to the injured list after suffering a strained left hamstring during Wednesday's extra-inning loss to the Padres. The outfielder will be out a minimum of three weeks, according to Levi Weaver of The Athletic. Nick Solak is starting in left field in place of Calhoun on Thursday, while Yadiel Rivera was promoted from the team's alternate training site to take his place on the roster.

August 20, 2020 04:48 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun (hamstring) isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Padres.

Calhoun was diagnosed with a left hamstring strain after leaving Wednesday's contest, and manager Chris Woodward was pessimistic about his availability in the near future. Calhoun will likely be heading to the injured list while he recovers. Nick Solak is taking over as the left fielder Thursday.

August 20, 2020 08:40 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: IL stint likely
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun is likely heading for the injured list after injuring his left hamstring during the 10th inning of Wednesday's loss to San Diego, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Calhoun is expected to undergo an MRI on Thursday, but manager Chris Woodward is not optimistic. "It doesn't look great, to be honest with you," Woodward said. "It looks like a pretty good pull. I don't know the severity of it. I'm guessing it will probably be [injured list]." Scott Heineman pinch ran for Calhoun, who hobbled off the field after beating out an infield hit in the 10th inning. Nick Solak could fill in for Calhoun in left field, although the Rangers could use Shin-Soo Choo there, a move that would allow Danny Santana to receive regular at-bats as the designated hitter.

August 20, 2020 01:20 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Dealing with hamstring strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun was diagnosed with a left hamstring strain after leaving Wednesday's loss to the Padres.

Calhoun gave the Rangers the lead during the 10th inning by beating out an infield single with the bases loaded, but he tweaked his hamstring while running to first base. The severity of the injury remains unclear, and Calhoun will undergo further evaluation Thursday.

August 20, 2020 12:32 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Leaves Wednesday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun exited Wednesday's game against the Padres with an apparent leg injury, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.

The 25-year-old suffered the injury while beating out an infield single with the bases loaded during the 10th inning to give the Rangers the lead. Calhoun otherwise went 0-for-4 with one strikeout and should be considered day-to-day until he's evaluated further.

August 18, 2020 10:16 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Sits again Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun remains on the bench Tuesday against the Padres.

Calhoun has struggled mightily at the plate this season, hitting just .170/.207/.226, so it wouldn't be a surprise to see him start to lose playing time. Nick Solak starts in left field Tuesday, with Scott Heineman starting in center.

August 17, 2020 05:00 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Receives day off Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun isn't starting Monday against the Padres.

Calhoun went just 1-for-11 with a walk and one strikeout over the past three games, and he'll get a breather Monday. Shin-Soo Choo will shift to left field with Danny Santana serving as the designated hitter.

August 13, 2020 09:32 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Plates three runs in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 2-for-5 with three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Mariners.

Calhoun is riding a three-game hitting streak, a span in which he's gone 5-for-13 (.385) with one triple and six RBI. He is yet to homer this season but should retain value in most formats if he keeps hitting like he has done it this week while producing runs at a consistent rate.

August 11, 2020 01:56 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Plates both runs in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple and a sacrifice fly in Monday's 10-2 loss to the Mariners.

Calhoun scored Shin-soo Choo on a triple in the first inning and Nick Solak on a sacrifice fly in the third to account for the Rangers' two runs Monday. The 25-year-old Calhoun is hitting .152 with three RBI, one run scored and two extra-base hits across 33 at-bats in 2020.

August 9, 2020 02:32 PM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Takes seat Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Angels.

The lefty-hitting Calhoun will check out of the starting nine with a southpaw (Andrew Heaney) on the bump for the Angels. Rob Refsnyder will join the lineup in place of Calhoun, who is batting just .107 on the season. He's produced one extra-base hit (a double) in 10 games.

August 8, 2020 09:08 AM
Rangers' Willie Calhoun: Raps out two hits Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Calhoun went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Friday's 4-3 win over the Angels.

Calhoun started the last two games after the Rangers had a stretch of games against left-handers. He hasn't attained a comfort level against southpaws after suffering a facial fracture during spring training. His two hits Friday were just his second and third hits of the season.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
09/27vs HOUW 8-43000010
09/26vs HOUW 6-14120000
09/25vs HOUW 5-45000000
09/24vs HOUL 4-124121300
09/23@ ARIL 3-74010000
09/21@ LAAL 5-84000000
09/20@ LAAW 7-24020010
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020TEX2910031911351700.190.232.2600.491
2019TEX8330951832148235300.269.323.5240.848
2018TEX359982221162400.222.269.3330.602
2017TEX133439142700.265.324.3530.677
Total1605426513325763610100.245.297.4300.727
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020TEX29212620101
2019TEX8314116220305
2018TEX35503320102
2017TEX13001200100
Total16021223360608
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2015R-Ogden Raptors381512842131726231821.278.371.517
2015AFA-Rancho Cucamonga Qua207311247031471300.329.390.548
2015AFX-Great Lakes Loons156192430185700.393.439.492
2016AA-Tulsa132503751282512788456500.255.318.469
2017AAA-Oklahoma City Dodger99373641112452367364932.298.357.574
2017AAA-Round Rock Express2911316353182661210.310.344.566
2018AAA-Round Rock Express10843266127320947324740.294.351.431
2019AAA-Nashville Sounds41138234180828322411.297.433.529
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-8/215
Birthdate:
11/4/1994
Age:
25
Hometown:
Vallejo, CA
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Texas Rangers
College:

MLB Experience:
4