N. Lowe back at first for Rangers


Texas Rangers
NEWS: The Rangers activated 1B Nathaniel Lowe from the 10-day IL and designated 1B Jared Walsh for assignment.
BHQ SPIN: Lowe, recovered from his strained oblique, will immediately reclaim his everyday 1B role. That obviously pushes Walsh, who had fallen into a deep slump and lost his strongside platoon role, off the roster. It also nudges UT Ezequiel Duran back into a 3B platoon with UT Josh H. Smith while 3B Josh Jung is out, although we expect Duran to get a start or two at 1B against tough lefties, especially in the short term as Lowe continues to build up his stamina. Lowe missed about the minimum time expected, and we’d bumped his PT up some when he started a rehab stint, so he only...


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