The 2023 MLB season is underway and Rice baseball alums are busy on the mound and at the plate. Here’s the latest from the MLB Owls.
J.T. Chargois – Miami Marlins
Chargois saw his first MLB action in more than a month this week, returning from an extended stint on the injured list to make three appearances in the span six days. He earned his first win of the season on Saturday against the Giants and picked up his second hold against the Nationals. His first earned runs charged to his ledger came this past Monday, against the Rockies.
Through May 25, Chargois has a 2.57 ERA with a 0.571 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – Atlanta Braves
Luetge also returned from an injured list stint this past week, making his first appearances since April 12. He threw one scoreless inning against Seattle on Saturday and another scoreless frame against the Dodgers on Monday. Altogether, he struck out three of the seven batters he faced.
Through May 25, Luetge has a 6.23 ERA with a 1.500 WHIP. He’s averaging 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
Anthony Rendon – Los Angeles Angels
Rendon, who was placed on the 10-day Injured List on May 15, received some positive news this week. Manager Phil Nevin said the Angels “don’t think it’ll be very long at all” before he returns to the lineup.
Through May 25, Rendon is hitting .301 with five extra-base hits, 19 walks and 15 strikeouts. His OPS is .784 and he’s collected 20 RBI.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto did not appear on the Rangers Opening Day roster despite making 27 starts for the club last season. Instead, he began the year on the injured list, landing on the 60-day IL on March 30 with a right shoulder strain. He will be sidelined for the foreseeable future.
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