The young infielder has missed the 2014 season with a right shoulder injury that has yet to properly heal.
The minor league journeyman collects his first two hits and first RBI with his father in the stands.
The rookie will make his third start on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old had another setback with his right shoulder, leaving his off-season plans in doubt.
The Rangers no longer have the worst record in baseball, and might not have to worry about their closer in 2015.
The right-hander allowed eight runs in five innings as his season-long struggles against the AL West champs continued.
The players who open 2015 in the minors will be capable replacements when injuries arise.
The interim skipper isn’t worrying about any other possible job openings.