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Here are my top five takeaways from the May 17th, 18th and 19th weekend. Enjoy!
Ian Kinsler placed on DL and Jurickson Profar called-up
Stats: .278 BA (.370 OBP) / 4 HR / 19 RBI / 27 R / 6 SB (1 CS) (Triple-A Round Rock)
Takeaway: Ian Kinsler was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with bruised ribs that hindered his ability to swing a bat.
Other reports mention Kinsler suffered a "right intercostal strain," to which I respond "I bet your one of those Lisfranc and ulnar collateral ligament aficionados aren't ya?" Ugh.
Also, Anthony Andro's report mentioned that this face plant slide may have bruised Kinsler's ego, but had nothing to do with his DL stint.
The second baseman's trip to the DL opened the door for Rangers' top prospect Jurickson Profar. The shortstop became a player without a major-league position when Texas inked current shortstop, Elvis Andrus, to a long-term deal before the season started. Despite this, Profar ha...
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ARLINGTON, Texas Texas Rangers leadoff hitter Ian Kinsler was out of the lineup again Saturday because of bruised ribs.
Kinsler didn't start Saturday either but was used as a pinchrunner late in the game.
Texas manager Ron Washington said Kinsler would be available to run again Saturday or as a defensive replacement for Leury Garcia, who started at second for a second-consecutive...
The Texas Rangers placed 2B Ian Kinsler on the 15-Day DL with an Intercoastal Strain. Kinsler was having a nice season, hitting .302 with 7 home runs and 20 RBI. The Rangers called up top prospect Jurickson Profar to fill in and he is a must own in all league formats. Profar had 17 ABs with the Rangers last season and managed just 3 hits (2 doubles) but Profar had 40 hits...
The Texas Rangers will get another look at one of their top prospects. Unfortunately, the look at Jurickson Profar comes under less than ideal circumstances. The team has placed veteran Ian Kinsler on the disabled list, clearing room for Profar on the 25-man roster.
According to Todd Willis of ESPN Dallas, Kinsler was placed on the DL retroactive to Saturday. He is suffering...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list because of bruised ribs and recalled top prospect Jurickson Profar from Triple-A Round Rock.
The move was announced before the Rangers, with the best record in the majors, played their series finale against Detroit on Sunday night.
Because Kinsler entered Friday night&...
The Texas Rangers placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15 day disabled list with bruised ribs and recalled infielder Jurickson Profar to take his place on the roster. the move was retroactive to Saturday and became necessary when Kinsler was unable to swing a bat Sunday.
Profar, 20, entered the 2013 season as the number one prospect in all of baseball. Profar is batting...
He’s back. Ballyhooed prospect Jurickson Profar has been recalled from Triple A Round Rock by the Texas Rangers. Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler has hit the DL with a rib injury necessitating Profar’s summons to Arlington.
There are very few prospects in the minor leagues that generates as much discussion as the Curacao native, Profar. Only 20-years old, Profar got his first taste of...
When the season began many people expected that top prospect Jurickson Profar would make the Texas Rangers Opening Day roster. Texas instead opted to send their young superstar to Triple-A Round Rock and this would allow him to enhance his skills as a player.
There would be an opportunity for him to join the team if a player was injured during the season. That chance has come up...
As a rule, we fantasy owners love to own prospects before our fellow owners. There’s little as rewarding as grabbing a minor leaguer before he becomes a household name and then watching as he develops into a stud. But how do you sort the big-timers from part-timers? Prospect Profile is here to help. This week we examine Rangers uber-prospect, Jurickson Profar.Player Name: Jurickson...
The Texas Rangers activated Jurickson Profar–arguably the best prospect in the minor leagues–for this evening’s matchup with the Detroit Tigers. He’ll help fill the void left by injured Ian Kinsler, who...The post Should Texas Rangers Have Brought Up Jurickson Profar? appeared first on Bohemian Baseball.
Profar should get immediate playing timeCredit: Mark Duncan/AP
The Texas Rangers have surged to the top of the American League in 2013 as a credit to their depth. After losing World Series contributors Josh Hamilton and Mike Napoli to free agency and Michael Young to trade, the Rangers simply added a piece here and there and promoted their talent from the minors and surged to a...
Jurickson Profar was just called up. What does it mean for your fantasy team? (Credit)
Adam LaRoche (1B WAS) 59% owned in Yahoo! – Many people were writing off LaRoche after his awful start to the season. This reminds me of Aramis Ramirez’s start last year. He got off to a bad start and had one of the best seasons of his career. LaRoche is batting .339 in May,...
Weekly on Mondays Phil Naessens Show Sports-Kings/Reading Between the Seams Managing editor David Whitlock joins Phil to cover major league baseball coast to coast. This week, David and Phil introduce you to Jurickson Profar, discuss injuries to Andy Pettite, Ian Kinsler, Jaime Garcia and David Price, Instant Replay, Reuben’s Rockies and the guys begin to look at MLB Commissioner...
Four days of prospect goodness in this weekend update, which includes a note on the recently promoted Jurickson Profar.
ARLINGTON, Texas Elvis Andrus said all the right things about not wanting to take Ian Kinsler's spot as the Rangers' leadoff hitter. But his bat spoke even louder.
Andrus was a career-best 5-for-5 while hitting first in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Tigers.
Andrus also scored three runs, drove in two, stole two bases and was a home run shy of the cycle.
It was his second...
Photo Credit: Jeffjeff08 A quarter of the season is under our belt (see what I did there?) and you may be looking to finally cut ties with the black holes in your lineup. At this point the sample sizes are getting large enough that we can't hardly blame you. Here are a few options who may be available in your league.The following prices can be used as a guide for making free...