HICKORY, NC (WWAY) — Former West Columbus outfielder E.J. Jenkins was promoted to the high-A ball team of the Texas Rangers after the conclusion of the Hickory Crawdads season. Jenkins was a second round pick of the Rangers in 2015.
Jenkins has been assigned to High Desert in the California League.
Jenkins played in 126 games for Hickory this summer. He had 40 RBI, 8 HR and 51 stolen bases.