How 5 former Texas Rangers are performing with their new clubs
2. Jose Trevino
A fan favorite in Texas, Jose Trevino was dealt to the Yankees just before the start of the 2022 season as the Rangers already had Jonah Heim and Mitch Garver in-house at the catcher position.
Trevy has never been known for his bat, and his .470 OPS in 47 at-bats so far this season reflect such a thing. But the veteran catcher provides value in other areas, most notably his leadership and pitch-framing skills, both of which are also important attributes in the fabric of the game.
Jonah Heim and Mitch Garver are also strong defenders like Trevino, but both are hitting far better than Jose in 2022, which is significant because having catchers that can both hit and play their position well is a true asset for any big league team.
Trevino isn’t more than a backup or platoon option on the diamond, but he’s a great clubhouse guy.