Dodgers recall OF Zach Reks

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder Zach Reks and placed infielder Gavin Lux on the 10-day IL with a left hamstring strain.

 

Reks, 27, returns for his third stint with the Dodgers. On the season, he is 0-for-4 with two runs in three MLB games. He has spent most of the season in Oklahoma City, batting .325 (53-for-163) with nine homers and 31 RBI in 43 games. In 299 career minor league games, he has batted a combined .303 (325-for-1071) with 44 homers and 176 RBI. 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.

 

Lux, 23, heads to the injured list for the first time in his career and is hitting . .227 (63-for-278) with six homers and 37 RBI in 82 games this season. In parts of three seasons with the Dodgers, the Kenosha, WI native is batting .221 with 11 homers and 54 RBI. The 2019 Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year had a banner campaign in his last minor league campaign, hitting .347 with 26 homers and 76 RBI in 113 game split between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City. He was originally drafted in the 2016 First Year Player Draft out Indian Trail High School with the 20th overall pick in the draft.