LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo and the Rangers avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.2 million deal.
Gallo avoids arbitration by settling for a one-year, $6 million contract. He struggled to keep his average above the Mendoza line, slashing .187/.311/.416 across 226 plate appearances in 2020. Gallo has elite power, but his low batting average makes him more of an intriguing option in points leagues.
After Nick Solak tied the game in the 10th inning, Joey Gallo knocked in the game-winning run against the Astros. Gallo went 1-for-4 with one RBI.
Gallo logged his first hit in the last five games. In September, Gallo has three home runs, six runs, and ten RBI with a .160 batting average.
In Sunday's 7-2 win against the Angels, Joey Gallo went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and two strikeouts. That was his tenth home run and 25th RBI on the season.
Gallo crushed that home run off of Julio Teheran with a 108.7 mph exit velocity. Overall Gallo is still destroying baseballs when he makes contact with a 91.1 mph average exit velocity (83rd percentile), 42.9% hard-hit rate (69th percentile), and 16.5% barrel rate (95th percentile).
In Wednesday's 1-0 win against the Astros, Joey Gallo hit an RBI double of off Ryan Pressly. That was Gallo's eighth double and 23rd RBI on the season.
After a pitchers duel, Gallo knocked in the only run of the game in the ninth inning. We hoped Gallo wouldn't tank your batting average with a .183 BA on the year, but he has provided some power/speed with nine home runs and two steals.
In the first game of the doubleheader, Joey Gallo hit a solo home run in Saturday's 10-1 loss against the Athletics. He crushed that home run with a 105.4 mph exit velocity off of Chris Bassitt.
In the shortened season, Gallo has nine home runs with a .192 batting average. Although the batting average stinks, he is crushing the ball with a 16% barrel rate (91st percentile) and a 96.8 mph average exit velocity on FB/LD (No. 18).