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2015 Texas Rangers Team Preview

When you describe the 2014 Texas Rangers, one of my favorite expressions comes to mind: the perfect storm. That best describes the Rangers of last season, a season that had high expectations after some bold moves made in the prior offseason. I admit, I had the Rangers winning the AL West last season. I loved the trade for Prince Fielder and thought the signing of Shin-Soo Choo would...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Texas Rangers do now?

As many have pointed out as of late: the Rangers are in trouble once again. It’s been a rough year for an organization that has seen so many detrimental injuries: Prince Fielder missed most of 2014 with neck surgery, Jurickson Profar will now have missed two straight seasons, Shin-Soo Choo proved to be a disappointment in year one of his contract, and now Yu Darvish will miss all...
Via Batting Leadoff
17 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Lineup Rundown for the Texas Rangers

Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers prepares to take the field against the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 4, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Throughout the weekend, I will take a closer look at the projected starting lineup for the Texas Rangers come Opening Day. There will be nine stories on the nine players...
Via The Sports Journal
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers continue to get good health news

The Texas Rangers equipment truck left Globe Life Park Monday for its three-day trip to Surprise, Ariz., for spring training. Next week when the Texas players start arriving to get their equipment, it appears they'll do so with a much-healthier team than when the disastrous 2014 season ended. The Rangers continued to get good news on mending players in their bid to rebound from a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers get more good news on Profar

Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar had a clean MRI Tuesday and his throwing program will progress next week. Profar will continue to throw from 60 feet this week and then extend to 75 feet next week. Profar is slated to throw next Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Profar, who missed all of last season with a muscle tear in his right shoulder, will also start taking dry swings from...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Positive reports coming on mending Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- While there were plenty of new faces at the Texas Rangers winter camp Wednesday there was also something more important there -- healthy bodies. A roster that lost more than 2,000 games to the disabled list last year has had a full offseason to mend and the early reports are good. Infielder Jurickson Profar, who is rehabbing from a torn shoulder muscle, threw...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 21, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Profar, Choo ready for healthy 2015

DENTON, Texas -- Fans were in line at 9 a.m. Saturday morning to get autographs of Shin-Soo Choo and Jurickson Profar at the Academy in Denton. Either they wanted autographs or a chance to see them healthy. Fortunately for those who were there, they got to see both. Both Profar and Choo are trying to rebound from injury-plagued seasons in 2014 and if Saturday was any indication,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: top storylines from 2014

2014 was supposed to be the year for the Texas Rangers. Injuries occurred, series were forfeited and line-ups were shifted. It seemed as though this year was nothing more than a fluke for the team. When looking back, 2014 seemed to be the year of headlines for the Rangers. Whether good or bad, the word “Rangers” appeared in the front page of almost every headline. We take a look...
Via isportsweb.com
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers: Jurickson Profar to begin season in minors

After Jurickson Profar missed the entire 2014 season with a shoulder injury it should come as little surprise that the Texasn Rangers plan to start the 21-year-old in the minors when next season gets underway. While the Rangers have been encouraged by the recovery of Profar they have him ticketed for Triple-A to start the year rather than contend for a spot as a bench bat. Rangers...
Via Tireball.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

A quick analysis of the two biggest positional Mets rumors

Since the start of the Winter Meetings, rumors have been flying around: the signing of John Mayberry Jr.; discussions involving Noah Syndergaard; and more discussions about the ever-so-coveted Troy Tulowitzki. Not many fans of this team truly know what is going on considering the secrecy behind closed doors, but many enjoy dreaming. In any event, the Mets have very few holes to...
Via Mets360.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest On Mets and Rangers, Syndergaard, Profar

Though nothing seems imminent for now, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation has reported that the New York Mets and Texas Rangers are engaged in trade discussions and could possibly come to terms on something before the end of the Winter Meetings on Thursday. Cotillo also noted that while no specific players are being discussed at the moment, there is plenty of evidence that suggests the...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets And Rangers Discussing Potential Trade

I tried my best not to make the title of this post misleading. Nothing seems imminent, but Chris Cotillo of SB Nation has reported that the New York Mets and Texas Rangers are engaged in trade discussions and could possibly come to terms on something before the end of the winter meetings Thursday. Cotillo also noted that while no specific players are being discussed at the moment...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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