Texas Rangers: Who can hit left-handed pitching?

2015 was an inconsistent year for the Texas Rangers offense. It seemed  the Rangers lineup fed off each other in a way in which everyone was cold at once, or everyone was hot at once. Thankfully for Texas, the offense came together to play their most productive ball in the closing months of the 2015 season. The Rangers put together a slash line of .275/.331/.420 in August and .261...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 2B Profar feeling good after missing last 2 seasons

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar says he is throwing with no problems. He expects to be fully healthy for spring training after missing the past two seasons because of right shoulder issues. Profar said Wednesday that he's ready to play after not being in a major league game since the end of the 2013 season. He is among several Rangers players...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Get Jonathan Lucroy to the Rangers

I’ve long been greatly interested in Jonathan Lucroy, so now I find myself greatly interested in his situation with the Brewers. The Brewers, as you know, are bad, and they’re prepared for being bad, and though Lucroy is decidedly not bad, he’s got just two more seasons of control, and he’s coming up on 30 years old. It makes sense for Lucroy to be on the market, therefore...
Via Fangraphs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar agrees to $605K deal with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have avoided salary arbitration with Jurickson Profar, agreeing to a $605,000 contract with the infielder who missed the past two seasons with right shoulder trouble.With Profar's deal Thursday, the Rangers still have five players eligible for salary arbitration.Profar tore a muscle in his right shoulder at the end of spring training in...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Infielder Profar agrees to $605K deal with Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have avoided salary arbitration with Jurickson Profar, agreeing to a $605,000 contract with the infielder who missed the past two seasons with right shoulder trouble. With Profar's deal Thursday, the Rangers still have five players eligible for salary arbitration. Profar tore a muscle in his right shoulder at the end of spring training...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

How should the Texas Rangers handle Jurickson Profar?

At one point a red carpet prospect for the Texas Rangers, Jurickson Profar has now become a confusing piece on the Ranger’s board. As is often the case, injuries can wreak havoc on a prospect’s projections. We’ve seen injuries end a prospect’s career, such as occurred with former Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ prospect Rocco Baldelli, as well as Chicago Cub’s brief phenom Mark...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like Jurickson Profar Is Back In The Spotlight

After missing the past two years due to injuries, former top prospect Jurickson Profar is back on the radar. Profar had a solid showing in the Arizona Fall League this year, and was named to the All-AFL team by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com. “Profar is finally beginning to look like the same player who ranked as baseball’s unanimous top prospect in 2013 before a shoulder injury...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Daniels shoots down Jurickson Profar trade rumors

It's the offseason. It's the trade season. Rumors are flying around.One of those rumors is the possibility of the Texas Rangers trading top prospect Jurickson Profar.Profar has missed each other last two seasons with various injuries and doesn't have a clear position with the Rangers -- Elvis Andrus is a stalwart at shortstop and Rougned Odor has emerged as the team's starter at...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Profar 'going to be in a good position' for Rangers in 2016

Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar has missed the last two seasons with a shoulder injury, but has his eyes set on Opening Day 2016.“All I can say is I’m going to be in a good position,” Profar told the Star Telegram. “I know I can play. I know it’s going to be good.”Profar tore his labrum years ago, didn't get it fixed, then injured supporting muscles as a result...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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 MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan, the club opted on Tuesday to cancel the rest...
Via Fox Sports
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

Report: Rangers acquire Mike Napoli from Red Sox

The Rangers have been one of the most beat up teams in recent memory. Top prospect Jurickson Profar, while major league ready a couple of years ago, has lost much of the last two seasons to injury. Prince Fielder lost most of last season to a neck injury. This season, they lost ace Yu Darvish to the dreaded Tommy John surgery. It’s been a rough going for fans of the team. But they...
Via The Outside Corner
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers hopeful shoulder surgery will solve frustrating situation for Profar

The injury history of Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar is difficult. Issues with his right shoulder have prevented him from taking part in either of the last two seasons, after appearing in 85 games for the Rangers in 2013.  Still just 22 years old, the Rangers are hoping that labrum surgery conducted this week will remedy Profar's troublesome shoulder and allow him a chance...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Mets and Rangers match for Gee, Profar?

The New York Mets and Texas Rangers may match for a deal that will send Dillon Gee and, “additional pieces,” to the Rangers for Jurickson Profar, reports MLB Daily Dish’s Chris Cotillo. The Mets were looking to deal Gee this offseason, but the team was unable to complete a trade in an oversaturated pitching market. Gee, 28, is set to serve as a long-man out of the bullpen...
Via Around Citi
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: Rangers Still Interested In Gee, Could Move Profar

Sources have told Chris Cotillo that the Texas Rangers are still interested in trading for Mets starter Dillon Gee. It is unclear if the sides are in active discussions about a deal for Gee, says Cotillo, though Texas has been interested in the right-hander dating back to the Winter Meetings. One possibility that is being bandied about is a deal that would send Gee and a few other...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers get Olmos on waiver claim, put Profar on 60-day DL

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) The Texas Rangers have acquired left-handed reliever Edgar Olmos on a waiver claim from the Seattle Mariners. To make room on the 40-man roster Tuesday, the Rangers placed second baseman Jurickson Profar on the 60-day disabled list. Profar had shoulder surgery Monday. Miami got Olmos in the third round of the June 2008 draft. He spent his entire career in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Profar likely out 2nd year in row after shoulder surgery

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar has undergone shoulder surgery and is expected to miss his second season in a row. Team physician Dr. Keith Meister repaired a labrum tear in Profar's right shoulder Monday in Texas. According to the team, Meister reported that surgery went well and nothing else needed to be surgically repaired in the shoulder. After missing...
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February 23, 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...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Profar has surgery to repair torn labrum, likely out for season

SURPRISE, Ariz. -€“ Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder and has been all but ruled out for the 2015 season. Profar, who missed all of last season because of the shoulder, will have an MRI in four months to check on the progress of the shoulder. General manager Jon Daniels said the loose timeline for Profar to start...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar Likely Out For 2nd Straight Season

Jurickson Profar of the Texas Rangers was once the top prospect in not just the organization but in all of baseball. Prior to the 2014 seas0n he was named baseball’s number one prospect by MLB.com, Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus The Rangers expected him to man second base full-time in 2014 when they traded talented second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Detroit Tigers for...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar Requires Shoulder Surgery

Former Texas Rangers’ top prospect, Jurickson Profar, will likely miss the entire 2015 season after once again tearing a muscle in his shoulder. All this comes after he already missed the entire 2014 season due to various shoulder problems and set-backs. Anthony Andro of Fox Sports Southwest was the first to report the news via Twitter. An MRI taken this week showed an increased...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Profar set for shoulder surgery, could miss season

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar could miss his second straight season to have right shoulder surgery, which he had tried to avoid through rest and rehabilitation. Texas general manager Jon Daniels said Thursday that doctors recommended surgery in September, when Profar was told to stop playing for the third time since he aggravated a 2010 injury during...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Jurickson Profar to have shoulder surgery

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The lost 2014 season for Jurickson Profar, who was once the No. 1 prospect in baseball, will carry on indefinitely. Profar, who missed all of last season because of a torn muscle in his right shoulder, will have surgery on the shoulder Monday in Arlington after an MRI Tuesday revealed an increased strain on the subscapularis muscle in the shoulder. The No. 1 priority...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Spring Wrap: Niese and Edgin Reflect On 2014, Profar Needs Surgery, Alderson Meets The Press

Mets GM Sandy Alderson will address reporters from Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on Friday, in place of manager Terry Collins, who is away with family due to the passing of his father. The press conference will air live on SNY at 11:00 AM. Collins was initially slotted to speak with reporters today. Collins was initially slotted to speak with reporters today. Jon Niese told...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar to Undergo Surgery

According to MLB.com Texas Ranger’s reporter, TR Sullivan, Jurickson Profar will undergo shoulder surgery. The timetable for his return is unknown at this time.   Profar, who missed all of the 2014 due to an injury, was a top prospect during the early points of his career. Reports indicated earlier this month and last month that Profar’s rehab had been going smoothly, with clean...
Via Baseball Essential
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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