Hunter Pence suffers groin tightness, will be re-evaluated
Hunter Pence has been a big part of the Texas Rangers’ surprising success in 2019, but he could be sidelined after hurting his groin on Sunday.
Pence was pursuing a fly ball when he pulled up limping and left the game. The Rangers announced he has tightness in his right groin, and will undergo further evaluation on Monday.
Hunter Pence left with tightness in his right groin. He will be further evaluated on Monday.
— John Blake (@RangerBlake) June 16, 2019
Pence has had a surprising resurgence with Texas this season, hitting .292 with 14 home runs. He’s played a big part in the surprising Rangers occupying a Wild Card spot, and they can’t really afford to lose him for an extended period of time. At this point, though, it’s just too soon to tell how much time he’ll miss.