Report: Rangers call up top prospect Justin Foscue

Report: Rangers call up top prospect Justin Foscue

The Texas Rangers are calling up Justin Foscue to replace the injured Josh Jung, ESPN reported Tuesday.Foscue, 25, was a first-round pick (14th overall) in 2020 and can play first, second and third

The Texas Rangers are calling up Justin Foscue to replace the injured Josh Jung, ESPN reported Tuesday.

Foscue, 25, was a first-round pick (14th overall) in 2020 and can play first, second and third base.

Jung, 26, sustained a fractured right wrist when he was struck by a pitch in Monday’s win at Tampa Bay.

Foscue his .250 with one homer, four doubles and six RBIs in 21 games this spring before being assigned to Triple-A Round Rock, where he is 3-for-13 with two RBIs in three games.

Foscue is a career .275 hitter in the minors with 50 home runs and 218 RBIs in 288 games. He is ranked as the No. 5 overall prospect in the Texas system by MLB Pipeline.

The defending World Series champion Rangers (3-1) continue their series against the host Rays on Tuesday.