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Travis Demeritte As Joey Gallo: Contextualizing a Polarizing Minor League Peripheral Line

My friend Wes LaValley recently made a tour of the South Atlantic League, where he got to see the SAL (A) Rangers affiliate, the Hickory Crawdads. Speaking from personal experience—after scouting the AZL in 2012 and working as a Player Development Intern—when you watch a low-minors Rangers affiliate, get ready to see some serious ‘tools’. The Crawdads have been no different...
Via Batting Leadoff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Gallo hits grand slam out of entire ballpark (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Though the video doesn’t show where the ball landed, Joey Gallo hit a grand slam Tuesday that went so far it left the ballpark in Frisco. Gallo broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 8th with the grand slam that traveled out of Dr. Pepper Ballpark for […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Prospect Joey Gallo Puts On Huge Power Display At Futures Game (Video)

No one really knows what kind of Major League Baseball player Joey Gallo will be one day, but there’s no denying that he already has big-league power. He proved that in a big way on Sunday afternoon. Gallo stole the show at the Futures Game on Sunday in Minnesota as Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game festivities got underway at Target Field. The big third baseman left a lasting...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Gallo owns Futures Game, breaks windshield during BP

Your browser does not support iframes. Joey Gallo has developed a reputation as an incredible power hitter, and he proved Sunday that the billing is incredibly well deserved. Gallo, the No. 39 overall by the Texas Rangers out of Bishop Gorman High School in Nevada in 2012, pulled a home run in the Sirius XM […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gallo in no rush to get to Arlington

FRISCO, Texas – Joey Gallo hasn't been paying much attention to some in the Texas Rangers fanbase who want to see the mammoth slugger playing in Arlington as soon as possible. The 6-5, 230-pound Gallo knows better. "Obviously, I shouldn't be in Arlington right now," said Gallo, who made his first Double-A start Monday by batting fifth for the Roughriders. ...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Joey Gallo’s Breakout Continues

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Ranger Prospect Watch: Joey Gallo

Prospect Watch: Joey Gallo Position: Third Base Age: 20 Trending: UP Year G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB 2014 19 83 64 21 23 3 2 9 22 15 21 .359 .458 .891 1.348 57 Provided by View Original Table Generated 4/24/2014. At age 20, Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo is once again terrorizing pitching...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Texas Rangers top prospects

The Texas Rangers had 9 good players out on the field day in and day out last year. There wasn’t anybody on the team who I would groan anytime they left the dugout. However, it is always in a team’s best interest to look around for even better players and what better place to look than one’s own minor league system? Here are a few players who I have reviewed and think have...
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Prospect Joey Gallo Continues Slugging Prowess in Minors

Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo has showcased excellent power this season for Low Class-A Hickory, which has been displayed over his past five games where he has slugged six home runs.In the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, Gallo went 4-for-4 with three home runs and four RBI. He would follow up with a 2-for-5 two home run performance the following day in the second game...
Via Baseball News Source
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Prospect Joey Gallo Ready To Impress

For the last several years, Texas Rangers President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels has overhauled the Rangers minor leagues system and created one of the deepest farm systems in all of Major League Baseball. While Rangers fans have become acquainted with top prospects such as Mike Olt, Jurickson Profar, and Martin Perez, there appears to be another crop of talent that is starting...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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