ARLINGTON, Texas Add Ian Kinsler to the long list of Texas Rangers players who had some work done in the offseason.
Kinsler, who suffered a high-ankle sprain during spring training in 2010, had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right ankle to separate the ligament from the bone a week after the 2011 season ended.
The results have been astonishing.
"It's the best my body's felt in probably two years," Kinsler said. "I am able to work out and do everything I want to physically with no pain and nothing holding me back. I'm really excited about it. I'm actually having fun training."
It's a far cry from how Kinsler felt following the 2011 World Series.
"My body was terrible when the season ended," Kinsler said. "When I rolled my ankle, I was fighting it for two years. I ended up fighting the ankle all the way through the end. I'm 100 percent. It's the first time I can say that for a long time."
Kinsler said that when he rolled the ankle, the ligaments moved and attached to h...