Texas Rangers Starter Likely To Begin Season In Minors

He finds himself in a tough spot.

With the influx of new pitchers in the Texas Rangers' rotation, Dane Dunning would appear likely to begin the season at Triple-A Round Rock.

Dunning was a mainstay in the Rangers rotation during the 2022 season, but with the additions of Jacob deGrom, Andrew Heaney, Nathan Eovaldi and Jake Odorizzi, there just doesn't look to be a spot in the big-league rotation at the moment.

That being said, most of those starters have experienced injuries often throughout their careers, so it likely won't be long before Dunning is called upon.

They'll continue to keep him stretched out as a starter in the minors until then.

Over his three-year career, the twenty-eight-year-old holds a 4.43 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, with 286 strikeouts across 305 innings and 61 starts.

He is a former first-round pick (29th overall) by the Washington Nationals in the 2016 MLB Draft. 
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