Rangers to call up prospect Alex “Chi Chi” Gonzalez to start Saturday


The Rangers announced on Twitter that pitching prospect Alex “Chi Chi” Gonzalez will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to start on Saturday against the Red Sox.

Gonzalez, 23, was taken by the Rangers in the first round (23rd) overall in the 2013 draft. In 43 1/3 innings with Round Rock this season, the right-hander has a 4.15 ERA and a 26/19 K/BB ratio.¬†Entering the season, he was rated among baseball’s 100 best prospects, including a #29 overall rating from Baseball Prospectus.