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Wyatt Langford fell to the Rangers at No. 4 overall in the 2023 draft, but he could have gone 1-1 in that draft or any other to a team focused on getting a quick-to-the-majors impact bat. After slaughtering pro pitching to the tune of a .360/.480/.677 slash line with 10 home runs and 12 steals in 44 games while climbing from rookie ball to Triple-A, he now has a case as the top prospect in the game and as the top prospect to target for 2024 fantasy production. In a couple years, those elite prospects two and three years younger like Jackson Holliday and Jackson Chourio may be on Langford's level of impact, but right now he looks like a man among boys at the top of prospect lists. He posted a 117-mph exit velocity at Florida and regularly logged exit velocities north of 100 mph in pro ball. While Langford won't end up in center field, especially given the Rangers' other options, he is a plus runner who puts his speed to use on the bases and he walked more than he struck out in the SEC and in his pro debut. Given that Langford may be the favorite for AL Rookie of the Year, the Rangers are incentivized to give him a full year of service time, as it could net them a Prospect Promotion Incentive draft pick at the end of the first round in 2025.

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2024 81.51.9 17 1 17 13 2 .229
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Triples, drives in two

    Langford went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI during Sunday's win over the Giants. Langford recorded his fourth multi-hit game in the last nine while collecting his fifth and sixth RBI over that same span. Langford is starting to show some positive signs after a slow start to the season, lifting his average to .234 with Sunday's effort and hitting .286 with a double and two triples over this most recent nine-game stretch.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Getting breather Saturday

    Langford is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Giants. Langford will sit for the first time since returning from the IL on May 28 due to a hamstring injury. Since his return, Langford has slashed .235/.257/.324 with four RBI over 34 at-bats. The lefty-hitting Travis Jankowski will start in left field Saturday and bat seventh against Giants right-hander Spencer Howard.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Two hits, two RBI in win

    Langford went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in a 7-0 win against the Marlins on Saturday. Langford singled and scored a run in the fourth inning then added a two-run base hit in the ninth. In four games since returning from the injured list with a hamstring strain, Langford has posted two multi-hit efforts and totaled four RBI. Langford's current slash line of .229/.292/.290 has been disappointing, but he appears healthy and has started each game since his return from the injured list May 28.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Back from injured list

    The Rangers activated Langford (hamstring) from the 10-day injured list Tuesday, Kennedi Landry of MLB.com reports. The 22-year-old has been on the shelf more than three weeks due to a hamstring injury but will rejoin the Rangers after a three-game rehab stint with Triple-A Round Rock. Langford was struggling offensively before going on the injured list, as he was in the midst of a 3-for-28 slump. Evan Carter (back) was moved to the 10-day IL in a corresponding move.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Could be activated Tuesday

    Langford (hamstring) will bat leadoff and start in left field for Triple-A Round Rock on Sunday in what could be his final rehab appearance before he returns from the 10-day injured list, Jeff Wilson of RangersToday.com reports. The Rangers could use a spark in the lineup, and with Langford playing the field in back-to-back games, it would seem his hamstring is responding well. Texas is off Monday, so Langford's status may not be known until Tuesday's series opener versus the Diamondbacks.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Rehab moves to field

    Langford (hamstring) started in left field and went 1-for-3 with a run scored for Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday. Langford, who began his rehab assignment Friday as the DH, moved to the field Saturday and played five innings. The Rangers, who have lost six straight and 12 of the last 14, could fast-track Langford's return to Tuesday, when Texas opens a two-game set against Arizona. A sign of that would be Langford starting in the outfield for a second straight day, when Round Rock finishes its series against Sugar Land on Sunday.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Begins rehab as DH

    Langford (hamstring) served as the designated hitter and went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored for Triple-A Round Rock on Friday. Langford kicked off a rehab assignment as the DH for the Express and batted leadoff to ensure the maximum number of plate appearances. The Rangers will probably want to see him play the field before activating him. Round Rock continues its series with games Saturday and Sunday, which could be enough to have Langford ready for Tuesday's series opener against the Diamondbacks.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Beginning rehab assignment Friday

    Langford (hamstring) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Friday. Langford landed on the 10-day injured list May 6 due to a strained right hamstring he sustained against the Royals on May 4. The 22-year-old may need only a couple of rehab outings over the weekend before rejoining the big club. Prior to his injury, Langford was slashing .224/.295/.293 with one home run and 11 RBI over 129 plate appearances.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: On cusp of rehab assignment

    Langford (hamstring) is expected to begin a minor-league rehab assignment as soon as Friday, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports. The 22-year-old has been sidelined nearly three weeks by a strained hamstring but is in the latter stages of his rehab program. Assuming Langford is able to get in a couple games this weekend, he could rejoin the Rangers for an upcoming two-game series versus the Diamondbacks, which begins Tuesday.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Running at 85-to-90 percent

    Langford (hamstring) said Monday that he's now able to run at about 85-to-90 percent speed, Shawn McFarland of The Dallas Morning News reports. Langford also added that he began swinging a bat this past Friday. The next step for the rookie will be to incorporate more explosive running to test out his strained right hamstring. Langford is one week into a projected 3-to-4-week recovery timeline, so his return from the 10-day injured list isn't imminent.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Headed for multi-week absence

    Rangers manager Bruce Bochy said after Sunday's 3-2 extra-inning win over the Royals that Langford (hamstring) is expected to miss 3-to-4 weeks and will be placed on the 10-day injured list, Jackson Stone of MLB.com reports. An MRI confirmed that Langford sustained a right hamstring strain in Saturday's 15-4 win, and he now looks in line to miss the rest of May while recovering from the injury. The 22-year-old rookie has typically served as the Rangers' primary designated hitter this season, but Texas could rotate a number of players at the DH spot while opening up opportunities in the infield for Ezequiel Duran. Langford had gotten off to a slow start to his big-league career before suffering the injury, as he carried a .224 batting average to go with one home run and one stolen base over his first 31 games.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Held out of Sunday's lineup

    Langford (hamstring) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at Kansas City. The 22-year-old departed Saturday's 15-4 win due to right hamstring tightness and will miss at least one start while the Rangers wait for the results of his MRI, according to Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News. Corey Seager will serve as the DH while Langford sits on Sunday, as Josh Smith starts at shortstop and Ezequiel Duran at third base.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Departs with hamstring tightness

    Langford exited Saturday's game against the Royals in the fifth inning due to right hamstring tightness, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports. Langford slowed up noticeably while trying to beat out a dribbler in front of the plate in the top of the fifth inning and was removed for defense prior to the bottom of the frame. The rookie figures to be sent for an MRI to determine the extent of the injury. Langford was hitless in three plate appearances Saturday before being lifted.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Secures first major-league homer

    Langford went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Reds. Langford entered Sunday homerless through his first 26 major-league contests, but that came to an end in quite the unique fashion. With one on and two out in the top of the first, the outfielder launched a high flyball to right center field, which ricocheted off the wall and rolled away from right fielder Jake Fraley, allowing Langford to round the bases for an inside-the-park home run. Langford, who picked up his first RBI since April 18, is now batting .248 with 11 RBI, 13 runs and a stolen base over 101 at-bats in 27 games this season.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Gets first day off

    Langford is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Athletics. The prized rookie will take a seat for the first time this season, ending a streak of 11 consecutive starts to begin his big-league career. Travis Jankowski will enter the lineup at designated hitter in place of Langford, who is hitting .261 with zero home runs, zero steals, six RBI and four runs across his first 51 big-league plate appearances.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Hit streak stopped

    Langford started in left field went 0-for-4 in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Rays. Langford, who opened the season with a five-game hit streak, experienced his first hitless game as a major leaguer. The rookie is 6-for-25 with two walks, a triple, three RBI and a run scored to start his MLB career.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Logs first XBH

    Langford started in left field and went 1-for-4 with a walk, a triple and two RBI in Sunday's 9-5 loss to the Cubs. Langford's fourth-inning triple was the first extra-base hit of his career and knocked in two runs to tie the game. This was also his first start in the field after appearing twice as the designated hitter.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Serves as DH

    Langford started at designated hitter and went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in Thursday's 4-3 extra-inning win over the Cubs on Opening Day. Langford, a 2023 first-round selection out of Florida, forced his way onto the roster this spring, belting six home runs with 20 RBI and a 1.137 OPS during Cactus League play. The Rangers aren't giving him a roster spot to be a part-timer, so he should be the team's primary DH. Texas manager Bruce Bochy showed confidence in Langford, having the club's top prospect bat fifth in his MLB debut.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Added to roster ahead of debut

    The Rangers selected Langford's contract from Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday. Manager Bruce Bochy announced last week that Langford had made the Opening Day roster, and now it's official. The Rangers have yet to reveal their lineup for their opener against the Cubs, but Langford will be in it. The top prospect put up a 1.137 OPS with six home runs during Cactus League action.
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  • Rangers' Wyatt Langford: Could make Opening Day roster

    Manager Chris Young said Saturday that Langford, who will start in left field in Saturday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks, has done "everything he can" to make the Rangers' roster, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports. Langford has been building a strong case for his spot on the Rangers' Opening Day roster. Entering Saturday, Langford leads spring training batters in slugging percentage (.806), is tied with Freddie Freeman for most RBI (14), and is tied with Thomas Saggese for fourth-best batting average (.361). While Young hasn't fully committed to Langford being on the team's roster on Opening Day, the 22-year-old prospect will almost certainly make the club out of spring training.
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