Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/2/12
Ladies and gentlemen — Jurickson Profar has arrived. He’s just 19 years old, but he’s been touted as the top prospect in all of baseball. Rangers fans have been anticipating his debut for a long time.  Or at least it feels like it.  They expressed their ire when he sat on his first day in the big leagues.  And they got redemption as Ian Kinsler was scratched with lower back stiffness and Profar was inserted into the lineup at second base, batting ninth. Right away, Profar was part of a double play.  Then, in his first at bat, he hit a no-doubter home run to right field.  It was a thing of beauty, and apparently he is the youngest AL player in MLB history to hit a home run in his first at bat.  His second at bat was an opposite field double.  And who cares that he flew out in each of his next two at bats?  I know I don’t.  The kid has some promise, and the Rangers will have some fits deciding what to do with the middle infield once Profar is ready.  Of course, that...
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