The second-round pick has impressed on the field but really impressed with how he has dealt with a shocking discovery.
The rosters will look different, but Houston should still have a big edge in talent and experience.
The Mets, Braves, Dodgers and Mariners were believed to be the real suitors, until the Rangers ponied up $252 million.
Trevino is the Rangers' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to an MLB player who makes major contributions on and off the field.
He is expected to come off the injured list today so that the Rangers can evaluate him ahead of a busy offseason.
Howard struggled again Monday night, lasting only 1 1/3 innings, while Alexy allowed the first runs of his career.
The left-hander logged his third straight quality start Sunday as the Rangers took 2 of 3 weekend games from Oakland.
Foot surgery and an asymptomatic case of COVID cost the third baseman valuable development time.
The power-hitting outfielder was driving a truck that crashed in March and a passenger was killed.
The rest of their series at Oakland and the next one at Seattle were postponed following the terrorist attacks 20 years ago.
The right-hander said that his mental game is strong and that makes everything else easier.
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