In just his third professional game, Texas Rangers’ prospect Wyatt Langford, hit his first home run. The young outfielder, currently playing in the Arizona Complex League, is already making a real impact at the plate. Drafted as the fourth overall pick this year (2023), Langford has already proven to be an exciting addition to the Rangers’ organization.
Langford just a triple shy of hitting for the cycle. He finished the game going 3-for-4 with a home run, 3 RBI, a walk and a stolen base.
Langford’s batting line through his first three games is impressive: .385 batting average, a .429 on-base percentage, and an astonishing .846 slugging percentage, contributing to an impressive 1.275 OPS.
Langford’s swift ascent to the professional ranks is the result of years of hard work and perseverance. His commitment to refining his skills and mental approach to the game has set him apart from his peers. Additionally, his ability to handle pressure with poise and maturity has endeared him to both teammates and coaching staff alike.
Wyatt Langford isn’t likely to stick around in the Arizona Complex League for long, he should be making his way to Down East or even Hickory in a couple of weeks.
With his remarkable start and undeniable potential, Langford has the potential to become a cornerstone of the Texas Rangers’ franchise for years to come. His first professional home run serves as a symbol of his dedication and a glimpse into the bright future that lies ahead for this rising star.
Update August 1, 2023
Wyatt Langford was promoted to High-A Hickory.
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