Former University of Nevada catcher/outfielder Chris Gimenez got the call from the Texas Rangers on Tuesday and was promoted to the major leagues from triple-A Round Rock where he was batting .259 with four home runs and 16 RBI in 31 games. Gimenez played three seasons for the Wolf Pack from 2002-04 primarily in left field before being drafted by the Cleveland in 2004 after his junior year and signed with the Indians.
Gimenez has played for four teams Cleveland, Seattle, Tampa and now Texas in five seasons at the major league level. In the five seasons the versatile player has appeared in 143 games and played first base, third base, catcher and in the outfield. He has a career batting average of .199 with 13 doubles, six home runs and 30 RBI as a major league hitter.