Rangers Top Prospect Has Elbow Surgery

He's the Texas Rangers' 11th-ranked prospect.

Prospect outfielder Aaron Zavala required surgery for a torn UCL in his elbow.

Zavala, who was playing in the Arizona Fall League, underwent a successful brace procedure by Dr. Keith Meister last week. Thankfully, Zavala didn't require the dreaded Tommy John surgery, however, he's still expected to be out until around May or June of next season.
This past season, the twenty-two-year-old slashed .277/.420/.453, with 16 home runs, 62 RBIs, 14 stolen bases and 89 runs scored over 111 games split between the Single-A and Double-A levels.

Zavala was a second-round pick by the Rangers in the 2021 NFL Draft. He's the 11th-ranked prospect in the Rangers' system.
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