The 2018 Texas Rangers: Where are they now?

Chris Giles
OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Robinson Chirinos #61 after Gallo hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fourth inning at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on August 22, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Robinson Chirinos #61 after Gallo hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fourth inning at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on August 22, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) /
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2018 Texas Rangers Bench

Jurickson Profar was playing in his 5th season in Texas in 2018.  Profar was a super-utility player for the Rangers, playing six different positions.  In a career best 146 games, Profar hit for a .254 AVG, with 20 HR, 77 RBI’s, and 10 SB.  Profar was traded to Oakland after the 2018 season.  Since leaving Texas, Profar has played three seasons for two different teams and is a current member of the San Diego Padres.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa was a rookie ultility-player for the Texas Rangers in 2018.  In 111 games, Kiner-Falefa hit for a .261 AVG, with four HR, 34 RBI’s, and seven SB.  Kiner-Falefa is currently penciled in to be the starting 3B for the Rangers in 2022.

Ryan Rua was a backup OF for Texas in 2018.  Rua was in his 5th and final season playing MLB.  In 61 games, Rua hit for a .194 AVG, with six HR, 12 RBI’s, and three SB.  Rua played his entire five year MLB career with the Rangers, ending in 2018.

Carlos Tocci played his only MLB season with Texas in 2018.  Tocci was a backup outfielder who played 66 games with the Rangers.  Tocci hit for a .225 AVG, with five RBI’s.  Tocci played on the Texas AAA team in Nashville in 2019 before he was released in August.  Tocci is currently a free agent.

Drew Robinson was in his 2nd season with Texas in 2018.  Robinson was a super-utility player with the Rangers.  In 47 games, Robinson hit for a .183 AVG, with three HR, nine RBI’s, and two SB.  Robinson played five games with St. Louis in 2019.  In August 2019, Robinson was released by the Cardinals.  With the 2020 season cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Robinson signed with San Francisco and played part of the 2021 season in AAA. In July, Robinson retired as an active player and is currently a mental health advocate in the Giants organization.

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Willie Calhoun was recalled to the Rangers when the rosters expanded in September.  Calhoun primarily play LF after the recall.  In 35 games, Calhoun hit for a .222 AVG, with two HR and 11 RBI’s.  In 2022, Calhoun will be entering his 6th season playing MLB with Texas.

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