Dodgers activate IF Max Muncy

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers activated infielder Max Muncy from the 10-day injured list and optioned outfielder Zach Reks.

 

Muncy returns after missing 10 days with a right oblique strain. Prior to the injury, he was slashing .264/.418/.528 with 14 homers and 33 RBI in 60 games. He is in his sixth Major League season and has hit .240 with 101 homers and 254 RBI. On May 30 against the Giants, the Texas native clubbed his 100th career homer. Of his 101 career round trippers, 95 have been with the Dodgers. The 2019 All-Star was originally drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the fifth round of the 2012 First Year Player Draft out of Baylor University.

 

Reks made his Major League last night, going 0-for-2 with a strikeout. In 288 minor league games, he batted a combined .305 (314-for-1031) with 40 homers and 164 RBI. This season, he was hitting .341 (42-for-123) with five homers and 19 RBI for Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Chicago, IL native was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 10th round of the 2017 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Kentucky.