Rangers All Star Gallo to have surgery for broken hamate bone


Rangers All Star Gallo to have surgery for broken hamate bone In the midst of a breakout season, Texas Rangers All Star outfielder Joey Gallo will now be sidelined for the foreseeable future after suffering a broken hamate bone in his right wrist. According to The Athletics Levi Weaver, further tests revealed Gallo suffered a broken hamate during Tuesdays game and he will now undergo surgery. Source confirms that Joey Gallo will undergo surgery to repair a broken hamate bone. Its a massive blow for the Rangers at a time when the team was already falling down the standings and reportedly considering being sellers at the trade deadline. The nature of the injury would cause Gallo to miss at least a month of action and he may not be back until September. Even upon his return, Gallos iconic power could be limited with his wrist not able to generate as much power on swings. The 25 year old has been phenomenal this season with 22 home runs, 49 RBI and a .986 OPS across 70 games in the heart of Texas lineup. In his absence, Texas will likely promote outfielder Willie Calhoun to the active roster and he could see regular playing time moving forward. Related slideshow: 2019 MLB season provided by imagn

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