FRISCO, Texas (July 8, 2019) - Rangers catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa and pitcher Kyle Dowdy are scheduled to begin rehab assignments with the RoughRiders tonight, the Rangers announced Monday.
Kiner-Falefa returns to Frisco for the first time since his Minor League days with the club in 2016 and 2017. In those two years, he hit .274 with his first five professional homers and 146 RBIs. He is currently recovering from a right middle finger sprain.
Dowdy is rehabbing a right elbow impingement and was placed on the 10-day IL June 4. The righty is in his first season with the Rangers after being received in a waiver claim from the Mets in March.
The Riders host Corpus Christi tonight at 7:05 in Frisco. Tickets are still available here. For more information, visit RidersBaseball.com or call (972) 731-9200.
About the RoughRiders
The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 14 seasons (2005-2018). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world's largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Choctaw Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest's prestigious "Best Ballpark Renovation" award for xtwo consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 150 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Neftali Feliz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Joey Gallo, Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Rougned Odor. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com.
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