Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/11/14
After having traded Ian Kinsler to the Tigers for Prince Fielder and seeing talented youngster Jurickson Profar shelved with a shoulder injury, the Rangers have gotten pretty terrible production out of second base. They'll now to turn to highly-touted prospect -- and bearer of one of baseball's best names -- Rougned Odor. The club announced the move Thursday afternoon along with a series of roster moves. Odor is a 20-year-old Venezuelan who started the season in Double-A. He hit .279/.314/.450 with six homers, 17 RBI and six stolen bases in 32 games for Double-A Frisco. Last season, with his time split between High-A (100 games) and Double-A (30 games), he hit .305/.365/.474 with 41 doubles, 11 homers, 78 RBI and 32 stolen bases. Odor entered the season as a top-40 prospect, per Baseball Prospectus, but he's only had 282 plate appearances above Class A and all of those came in Double-A. He's skipping Triple-A and is penciled into the Rangers lineup for Thursday night's game agains...
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