Texas Rangers bring up Josh Smith, a prospect from Texas, to replace Brad Miller in Illinois.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Versatile infielder/outfielder Brad Miller Monday's 10-day injured list was placed by the Texas RangersJosh Smith, Triple-A Round Rock's Josh Smith, was called up by Corey to make his big league debut.

Miller was placed on the IL for right hip impingement. In the fifth inning, Miller felt tightness in both his hips and was forced to be removed from Sunday's Oakland game. He had already hit his seventh homer, and is now batting.228 with 23 RBIs over 41 games.

Texas also recalls outfielder Zach Reks, Round Rock. Hard-throwing righthander reliever Albert Abreu Designed for assignment.

Reks and Smith were both in Rangers' opening lineup Monday night for their four-game home series against Toronto. Tampa Bay Rays.

Texas purchased Smith from the Yankees as part of the six-player deal last July, which sent the slugger to Texas Joey Gallo New York. Smith, a second-round selection by the Yankees from LSU in 2019, was rated among the Rangers' top 10 prospects.

Smith hit.273 in Round Rock with four homers, eight doubles and two triples. He also had 29 RBIs in his 40 games. He has been in the lineup for 17 games at third, 14 at shortstop, and nine at centerfield.

In six games with the Rangers, Reks hit.286 and had three RBIs. Reks had a career high of.417 and hit five homers in Round Rock, before he was recall.

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