3 former Rangers who are struggling mightily this spring training

Some Rangers alumni have been struggling to find success so far this spring.

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Joey Gallo

Outfielder Joey Gallo is another former Rangers star who has been struggling on the offense side of things. Similar to Profar, Gallo was once regarded as one of the most promising prospects in baseball and even received comparisons to former NL MVP Bryce Harper. Unfortunately, Gallo has been unable to live up to the hype and has struggled offensively for the past several seasons.

Gallo spent the first six years of his career with the Rangers, found some success with the team, and was voted to two All-Star games, first in 2019 and again in 2021. He was traded to the New York Yankees at the 2021 trade deadline, and his career has deteriorated since. He has become somewhat of a journeyman since his tenure with the Yankees ended, and has been on three different teams in the past three seasons, including the Washington Nationals, who signed him this past winter.

Unfortunately, Gallo's offensive struggles at the plate have remained this spring. So far, through six games, he has an .059 batting average and has been on the receiving end of 11 strikeouts. If Gallo can't quickly turn things around, there is a good chance that he will not be on the Nationals' roster once the regular season begins.