The 2019 Texas Rangers: Where are they now?
By Chris Giles
2019 Texas Rangers Bench
Danny Santana was in his first of two seasons with Texas in 2019. Santana played every position except catcher, for the Rangers. In 130 games, Santana hit for a .283 AVG, with 28 HR, 81 RBI’s, and 21 SB. Santana played one more season in Texas before he was granted free agency. Santana played the 2021 season for Boston. At 31, Santana is currently a free agent.
Logan Forsythe was the primary utility infielder for the Texas Rangers in 2019. In 101 games, Forsythe hit for a .227 AVG, with seven HR, 39 RBI’s, and two SB. Forsythe played for Miami in 2020 and 17 AAA games in the Milwaukee organization in 2021. Now 35, Forsythe is currently a free agent.
Hunter Pence played one season as a reserve outfielder for Texas. Pence represented Texas in the All-Star game. In 83 games, Pence hit for a .297 AVG, with 18 HR, 59 RBI’s, and six SB. Pence played 17 games with San Francisco in 2020 before being released in August. Pence officially retired from professional baseball in September 2020, at the age of 37.
When he was healthy, Joey Gallo split his time between LF and CF for Texas in 2019. Gallo was playing in his 5th season with the Rangers. Gallo represented Texas in the All-Star game. In 70 games, Gallo hit for a .253 AVG, with 22 HR, 49 RBI’s, and four SB. Gallo played parts of two more seasons in Texas before being traded to the New York Yankees before the trade deadline in 2021.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa was a utility-player for the Rangers in 2019. It was Kiner-Falefa’s 2nd season in Texas. In 65 games, Kiner-Falefa hit for a .238 AVG, with one HR, 21 RBI’s, and three SB. Kiner-Falefa is entering his 5th season with Texas in 2022.
Nick Solak was a utility infielder for the Rangers in 2019. In his rookie season, Solak played 33 games, and hit for a .293 AVG, with five HR, 17 RBI’s, and two SB. Solak is entering his 4th season in Texas in 2022.
Jose Trevino was the backup catcher for the Rangers in 2019. In 40 games, Trevino hit for a .258 AVG, with two HR and 13 RBI’s. Trevino is entering his 5th season with the Rangers in 2022.