Found May 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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's game as a pinch-runner, the DL move was retroactive to Saturday, when Kinsler didn't play. The earliest he would be eligible to return is June 2. Kinsler is hitting .302 with seven home runs, 20 RBIs and 24 runs scored in 40 games. Profar was hitting .278 at Round Rock, where he had an eight-game hitting streak. The 20-year-old Profar made his major league debut last season, hitting .176 in nine games.

Kinsler sits with bruised ribs again

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...

Rangers scratch Kinsler with bruised ribs

ARLINGTON, Texas Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was looking for a way to get Ian Kinsler a day off. Bruised ribs weren't in the plans though. Kinsler was a late scratch Friday because of bruised ribs. Kinsler first hurt his ribs last weekend during a series in Houston when he was hit by a ball while trying to steal second base. He aggravated the injury Thursday night...

Ian Kinsler - 15 Day DL - Intercoastal Strain

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...

Ian Kinsler to the DL, Jurickson Profar called up

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...

Kinsler on DL with bruised rib

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's game as a pinch-runner...

Ian Kinsler slide fail!

We are coached in Little League on the correct forms of sliding. It becomes old hat once you advance further into your baseball career. Yet to err is human. We are not perfect. Even baseball players show that they can forget the simplest things like slideing into third. Texas Rangers Ian Kinsler was proof of that last night as his team took on the Detroit Tigers. Not only did the...

Kinsler sits with bruised ribs

Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler is not in the starting lineup against the Detroit Tigers because of bruised ribs. Kinsler says his ribs were hurt when he was hit by a Justin Verlander pitch in third inning Thursday night against the Tigers. He remained in the game for rest of Texas' 10-4 victory. Shortstop Elvis Andrus will bat in Kinsler's leadoff position and...

Jurickson Profar Called Up, Rangers Place Ian Kinsler on DL

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...

Jurickson Profar Opportunity Is Calling Your Name

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...

Should Texas Rangers Have Brought Up Jurickson Profar?

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.

Top minor league prospect Jurickson Profar summoned to the Rangers

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...

Minor League Update: Games of May 16-19 by Zach Mortimer

Four days of prospect goodness in this weekend update, which includes a note on the recently promoted Jurickson Profar.

FAAB Mentality Week 8: Brandon Belt, Jurickson Profar

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...

Phil Naessens Podcast 05-20-2013: RBTS David Whitlock guests

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...

Elvis Andrus responds to leadoff role with five hits

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...
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