Joey Gallo News Archive
Gallo went 1-for-1 with a home run, two RBI and two walks in Friday's rain-shortened victory over the Mariners.
Gallo (toe) is starting in center field and batting eighth Friday against the Mariners.
Gallo (toe) is not in the lineup versus Tampa Bay on Wednesday.
Gallo (toe) is expected to play before the end of the current homestand, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
Gallo (toe) is not in the lineup Tuesday against Rays.
Gallo was scratched from Monday's lineup against the Rays with a bruised right toe.
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs Saturday against the Padres.
Manager Jeff Banister believes Gallo will become a better two-strike hitter as he accumulates more plate appearances, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. Gallo is slashing .090/.222/.201 with two strikes. "As he becomes a better hitter, as he uses his hands better, he's going to be a better two-strike hitter," Banister said Thursday. "I've seen some improvement in the overall approach. He can shorten the swing a little at two strikes and, he's so strong, he can still do pretty good damage."
Gallo went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 8-1 loss to the Angels.
Gallo is not in the lineup Sunday against the Athletics.