The Rangers outfielder returns to the field as a designated hitter in a Triple-A game against the Mariners and goes 3 for 5 with two doubles, playing for the first time since an intrasquad game on Friday. Choo is shut down from throwing. He is expected to start a light throwing program on Thursday and says he will be ready to play right field on Opening Day.
The first at-bat was a swing and miss three times. But I kept seeing the ball. I hadn’t played in a game in a few days, so the first at-bat felt weird. After that I felt better.