The Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that Texas Rangers outfielder/designated hitter Hunter Pence has been selected as the 2019 Players Choice American League Comeback Player Award winner.

As part of his selection, Pence will receive a grant of $20,000.00 from the Major League Baseball Players Trust to direct to a charity of his choice. Pence has chosen to donate the grant to the Texas Trees Foundation, a non-profit organization providing education, trees, and other support needed to create more livable communities and better land stewards through a variety of initiatives, programs, projects and partnerships.