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Joey https://www.padresedges.com/san-diego-padres/allen-craig-jersey Gallo hit a home run in Tuesday night’s game, but it wouldn’t have happened if the Rangers’ top prospect hadn’t run a few red lights on his drive to the stadium.Usually driving through a red light will get you a ticketor, even worse, in an accident, but Gallo’s traffic violations were all legal. Why? Because he received a police escort, courtesy of the Rangers.MORE: Ranking the 50 best MLB playersThe team called up Gallo from Triple-A Round Rock, near Austin in Central Texas. After sleeping through the first of his manager’s phone calls, Gallo finally got the news and realized he needed to hurry. https://www.padresedges.com/san-diego-padres/eric-hosmer-jersey So instead of dealing with traffic, he drove by everyone with the help of a state trooper.We got to skip a lot of that standstill traffic, Gallo said after the game. I just followed him. [He used] yellow lights, some times he would put the red, white and blue on. Most people just pulled over. That definitely helped me get here on time. It https://www.padresedges.com/san-diego-padres/johnny-manziel-jerseywas definitely pretty sweet.Welcome back, @JoeyGallo24! A solo blast puts us on the board in the 5th! #LetsGoRangers pic.twitter.com/aOBfFB6qk6 Texas Rangers (@Rangers) July 27, 2016Gallo also received some extra help from Mother Nature as weather delayed the game an extra hour, giving the 22-year-old plenty of time. He ended up going 1-for-4 at the plate, only his second appearance of2016 and his first in the starting lineup.He’llhave a much shorter drive when the team plays Wednesday night.