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Rangers scrap Profar's rehab plan, shift focus to instructional league

In late August, Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar began a rehab stint with Single-A. A torn muscle in his right shoulder and subsequent medical setbacks more or less ruined Profar's last two seasons with the Rangers. Since then, he'd been mired in a lengthy and frustrating recovery process.  According to's T.R. Sullivan, the club opted on Tuesday to cancel the rest...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Valuing Profar

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 264, Professors Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) discuss a pair of young players and how to evaluate September call-ups. Topics include: Whether you should stash Jurickson Profar in keeper/dynasty leagues Should you pick up Jackie Bradley Jr. How to evaluate September call-ups...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar: Former top prospect to miss second-straight season

The Texas Rangers once looked like a team with an absolutely stocked farm system and the jewel of that system was Curacaoan middle infielder Jurickson Profar. Well, two years later Profar looks like a guy who just can’t catch a break, as he is now set to miss his second season in a row. On Monday it was announced that Profar had a torn labrum in his right shoulder and would miss...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers trade rumors: Cole Hamels edition

The Philadelphia Phillies are in negotiations with MLB teams about their starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Four teams that are said to be in contention for landing Hamels are the Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. Texas is just one of nine teams Hamels can be traded too because the Phillies World Series MVP is said to have a 20 team no-trade clause...
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Profar doesn't think he'll play this season

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jurickson Profar's 2014 season may never begin Profar, who is sidelined because he restrained a muscle in his right shoulder, said Tuesday he didn't think he'd play again in 2014. "We've got to get it right," Profar said of his right shoulder. Two weeks ago Texas general manager Jon Daniels said the team would take things slow with Profar, who believes he reinjured...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers could send Profar to Surprise next week

ARLINGTON, Texas - While the Texas Rangers made wholesale changes to their current second base situation Thursday, more could be coming. Second baseman Jurickson Profar, who has been on the disabled list all season with a muscle tear in his right shoulder, will likely head to Arizona next week to continue his rehab. Profar is on the 60-day DL and isn't eligible to play until May...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Profar cleared to resume baseball activities

ARLINGTON, Texas - On the same day the Texas Rangers delivered bad news on Kevin Kouzmanoff, they got good news on Jurickson Profar. An MRI of Profar's right shoulder revealed that his muscle tear has healed. Profar has been cleared to resume baseball activities, and will start swinging a bat immediately. Profar is slated to begin a throwing program in a week. Profar, who is on the...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar's hot spring should raise his draft stock

Jurickson Profar is a budding star who is getting the proceed with caution sticker this draft season and at 21, for good reason. His performance thus far in March is extremely encouraging though. He is in an excellent lineup, will get everyday at bats and has an arrow pointing straight up. Don’t go crazy, but moving Profar up your draft board a few notches might be in order. You...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

By the numbers: Jurickson Profar, among other 2nd year players, ready to make a big leap in his sophomore season

Jurickson Profar, 2B, Texas Rangers – As far as debuts go, Jurickson Profar’s was about as underwhelming as they come. He posted a .234 batting average, struggled mightily defensively, and offered -0.4 wins above replacement. With a .101 isolated power (six home runs) and just two stolen bases he offered very little of what we expected heading into his rookie campaign. He did...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson Heading to the Texas Rangers

No, Russell Wilson will not be the Texas Rangers’ starting second baseman for the 2014 season…as cool as that would be! Texas picked up Wilson off of the Colorado Rockies’ roster last week in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 Draft. For everyone unfamiliar with the Rule 5 Draft here is what that signing entails: 1)   The Rangers paid $50,000 to the Colorado Rockies to ...
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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