Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 8/20/12
FRISCO-- Jurickson Profar has truly had an impressive season at Double-A Frisco. Through 114 games, the Rangers top prospect was hitting .280 with 14 HR, 61 RBI and had also stolen 15 bases for the Rough Riders. As if those numbers weren't notable enough, he also ranks 10th in the Texas League in slugging percentage at .461 and 11th in OPS at .823. In short, the 19-year-old shortstop has been every bit as good as advertised if not even better than many thought he'd be after making the jump from the Low Single-A South Atlantic League to the Double-A Texas League earlier this year. "He's had a real good year," Frisco manager Steve Buechele said. "He got off to a little slow start and was obviously phenomenal there for a long stretch. For a young kid to compete the way he has is impressive. He's played every day for the most part. He's held up really well. I couldn't be happier with the progress that he's made. I think in August you get a little bit tired, but he's really had a goo...
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