Hamilton did not start the last four games.
The California native has had some bright seasons in his career.
The Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Will Venable from the San Diego Padres this week, adding depth to thin Rangers outfield.
That’s all waiting for Martin Perez, whose first three starts after being removed from the disabled list in July were a collective disaster.
Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hasn’t been able to work his way into a consistent rhythm during the 2015 season because of a string of injuries, and left knee inflammation will hinder him this time around, as it landed him on the 15-day disabled list on August. 20. Venable and coach Jayce Tingler made an early appearance on the field at Comerica Park to review how the club plays the left fielder.
With the return of Holland and the additions of players like Napoli and Venable, the Texas roster is as solid as it has been all year. Chi Chi Gonzalez has been optioned, Adam Rosales has been designated, and Hanser Alberto has been recalled. They put Venable through revocable waivers, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, and they also placed pitchers Ian Kennedy and Joaquin Benoit on waivers, only to pull them back after the two were claimed Tuesday, CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported.
Greene Jr., 21, is now rehabbing after right elbow surgery on June 19 after spending the first half of his season in low Single-A. He graduated from Vista del Lago in 2012 and spent one season at New Mexico Junior College before being taken by the Rangers in the 16th round of the 2013 draft. 244 with a. 309 OBP, 25 doubles, 12 home runs and 60 RBIs in 110 games.
The Rangers (61-58) have won six of seven to pull within shouting distance of the second AL wild card.