CLEVELAND (AP) The Texas Rangers have activated outfielder Julio Borbon from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock.
Borbon, the Rangers’ starting center fielder when the season began, had been out since mid-May because of a pulled hamstring. He was batting .270 with 10 runs scored and six stolen bases in 32 games. Borbon completed a minor league rehabiliation assignment this week.READ MORE: Woman Dead, 2 Children Injured In Shooting In Dallas
Borbon started 137 games and batted .276 last season as Texas won the AL championship.READ MORE: Texas Reports 2,420 New COVID-19 Cases, 84 More Deaths Sunday
The emergence of Endy Chavez, who was batting .415 going into Friday night’s game against Cleveland, pushed Borbon out of a roster spot. Chavez was 4 for 4, tying a career high in hits, in Thursday’s 7-4 win over the Indians.MORE NEWS: Man Killed Inside McKinney Apartment By Gunshot From Another Unit, Police Say
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