News: Manager Chris Woodward said that Leclerc will remain the Rangers' closer despite another shaky outing Sunday against the Astros, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
Impact: Leclerc was pulled in the ninth inning after allowing two earned runs on a hit and four walks while striking out one across two-thirds of an inning. However, Woodward gave Leclerc a vote of confidence after the game, saying he was still the team's closer and further elaborating that Leclerc's struggles may be the result of tipping his pitches. It's been a rough start to the campaign, as Leclerc has a 7.88 ERA and 1.88 WHIP across eight innings with nine strikeouts and seven walks.