{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Gimenez makes first start

|
Gimenez makes first start play video for Gimenez makes first start

ARLINGTON-- After being recalled from Triple-A Round Rock Tuesday, catcher Chris Gimenez made his first start for the Rangers Wednesday afternoon against the Mariners.

Gimenez is the backup catcher behind Robinson Chirinos and came to the Rangers as catcher J.P. Arencibia was optioned.

Gimenez batted seventh in the lineup, and was thrilled to make his Rangers debut.

"They really, really still felt that I had a chance to be a part of something here, and I bought into it," Gimenez said. "I've played against Texas for a few years and really, these guys have so much fun over here, and they do things the right way. Everything I've been told, it's been extremely true. From the front office down, this has been unbelievable so far."

Grace Raynor is an associate reporter for MLB.com T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español