Joey Gallo homers in first career game

Joey Gallo homered in his first career game.
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Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo made his major league debut on Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox, and after a two-run single in his first at bat in the first inning, he absolutely obliterated a pitch from Jeff Samardzija in his second at bat in the third inning.

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Gallo was a premier power hitter in the minor leagues, and through at least one game, the pop has translated to the major league level. Will he be able to make consistent enough contact? We’ll see.

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