Rangers prospect Josh Jung out six months

Kelly Gavin – Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers 3B prospect Josh Jung is out for six months after undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Jung was drafted by the Rangers as the 8th overall pick in the 2019 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Texas Tech.

The 24-year-old was poised for a breakout season after posting a .326/.398/.592 batting line with 19 homers and 61 RBI in 78 games last summer spending time with Double-A Frisco and Triple-A Round Rock.

Unfortunately earlier this month, Jung suffered the labrum tear while lifting weights.

Jung’s young career stats can be found here at Baseball Reference.


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