The Rangers do have talent — as long as they avoid injuries

Adrian Beltre Rangers – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   The Texas Rangers were the first team in the majors eliminated from playoff contention when they were officially ousted on September 4th. Far cry from the team that won 91 games last season — their fourth straight 90-win season, and made 2 consecutive World Series appearances in 2010 and 11′. Coming into 2014, they had...
Via Hot Stove MLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers MLB Record for Most Players

By Anthony Weber The Texas Rangers have been decimated by player injuries all season long.  The 2014 season for the team with the worst record in the majors, 53-82, has been hopeless from the start.  The Rangers lost their starting second baseman in March, when Jurickson Profar tore his shoulder muscle.  To make matters worse for the 21 year old second baseman, he re-injured his...
Via Beyond The Spread
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Jurickson Profar doesn't expect to play this year

Rangers’ second-baseman Jurickson Profar does not expect to play for the rest of the season due to a torn muscle in his right shoulder, according to Richard Durrett of ESPN.#178701091 / gettyimages.com"I don't know. I don't think so," Profar said after he was asked if he could rehab in time to return for the 2014 season.The 21-year old top prospect was going...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar acknowledges season is likely lost

Infielder Jurickson Profar acknowledged the obvious on Tuesday: He will likely lose the season to a pair of torn muscles in the area under his right arm. Profar was in the Rangers clubhouse for the first time since the club announced during the recent road trip that he’d suffered a recurrence of the teres major muscle. When the club announced the injury on May 22, we reported...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar expects to miss all of 2014

In March, Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar tore the Teres Major muscle in his right shoulder. The original diagnosis was he’d miss 10 to 12 weeks. Then, after making progress in recovery, and being cleared to begin throwing a baseball, Profar re-injured the same muscle in the same shoulder, again. That was on May 22, and at the time it was viewed at least as a possibility...
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June 03, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Jurickson Profar could miss season

The Texas Rangers pulled to within a game of .500 last night following a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Yu Darvish went seven innings to get his fourth win of the season. Chris Gimenez led the Rangers' 14-hit attack with four hits. Overshadowing the win was the news that Prince Fielder would be lost for the season following neck surgery. Reports now have it that second...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top MLB Prospect Injures Himself Rolling Out Of Bed

Jurickson Profar, The 21-year-old Texas Rangers shortstop, injured his shoulder earlier in the season. Profar is expected to miss an additional 8-10 weeks after re-injured himself in just about the most unfortunate way ever. Even worse than the Profar news for the Rangers is that Prince Fielder will likely miss the remainder of the year after an upcoming […] The post Top MLB...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar re-injures shoulder, could miss 2014

It’s been a bad day injury-wise for the Texas Rangers. Earlier today, news broke that first baseman Prince Fielder was seriously considering season ending neck surgery. Now, second baseman Jurickson Profar, who hasn’t played all season because of a strained shoulder, will be out an additional two to three months. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported the news...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar aggravated shoulder injury rolling out of bed

Jurickson Profar has not appeared in a game yet this season for the Texas Rangers, and from the sound of it the 21-year-old shortstop will not be returning any time soon. Profar was ruled out for 10-12 weeks after tearing a muscle in his shoulder back in March. On Thursday, Rangers GM Jon Daniels said […]
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Jurickson Profar to start extended Spring Training Monday

Texas Rangers shortstop/second baseman Jurickson Profar went on the 60-day disabled list in late March with shoulder problems, but he is making steady progress. NBC Sports' Rotoworld reminds us that Profar started swinging a bat in late April, and on May 6, he received clearance to take live batting practice. Now, he will see some live pitching in extended Spring Training,...
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May 09, 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...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar is making progress in his return from a torn shoulder

On the 60-day disabled list with a torn shoulder muscle, Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar has been cleared to swing a bat and is expected to resume a throwing program next week. However, according to Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas there’s still no official timetable for Profar’s return. Because he’s on the 60-day disabled list he’s not even eligible to rejoin the Rangers’...
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April 30, 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Updates Part 1: Jurickson Profar, Geovany Soto, Derek Holland, Pedro Figueroa

The Texas Rangers may be the most injured team in all of baseball.  It seems like we're hearing about another injury or update on an hourly basis.  We have updates today on nine different Texas Rangers.  I have broken the updates in to two separate articles.  You have to hand it to the Rangers though, they have managed to compile a 15-12 record, which is good for the first...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Jurickson Profar will get an MRI on Tuesday

The Texas Rangers lost to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday by the score of 6-5 after building a 5-1 lead. Alexi Ogando gave up what proved to be the game-winning three-run home run to Kyle Seager in the eighth. The Rangers still lead the American League West with a record of 15-10. On the injury front, second baseman Jurickson Profar could start swinging a bat, depending the outcome...
Via MLB Injury News
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Jurickson Profar could return beginning of June

The Texas Rangers fell to 11-8 on the season following a 16-2 blowout loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. The Rangers have been without second baseman Jurickson Profar, who has been out with a torn shoulder muscle. Josh Wilson, who has started the majority of the games at second base in place of Profar, went 0-1 with two walks. Wilson is batting .273 with five RBI so...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas scouting Brewers' Rickie Weeks

With Jurickson Profar out two to three months, the Texas Rangers are in need of a second baseman. They appear to be looking at the trade market for a potential fill in.One player that they are scouting is Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.If the Rangers did in fact acquire Weeks, he would be reunited with...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Profar Down and Out

Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar had been dealing with shoulder soreness that was presumed to be tendinitis. After experiencing some pain while turning a double play, he went for an MRI which found a tear in the teres major muscle in his right shoulder. He will avoid surgery but will miss at least 10-12 weeks. According to the timetable that means we won’t see Profar...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers have several options to replace Profar

When the Texas Rangers signed Adam Rosales to a one year, $750,000 contract this offseason they did so with no designs on him being their Opening Day second baseman. That could now be the case after Sunday's news that Jurickson Profar would miss 10-12 weeks after an MRI revealed a small tear in a muscle in his right shoulder. The Rangers traded Ian Kinsler to Detroit in part...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 2B Profar out 10-12 weeks with muscle tear in shoulder

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar will be out an estimated 10 to 12 weeks with a muscle tear in his right shoulder.
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar will be out until June with a torn shoulder muscle

This winter, the Texas Rangers traded Ian Kinsler to the Tigers for Prince Fielder in part because of the presence of uber prospect Jurickson Profar. To start the year, Texas won’t have Kinsler *or* Profar at second base – the incumbent second baseman will miss the first 10 to 12 weeks of the 2014 season after tearing a muscle in his shoulder. Losing the 21-year old is obviously...
Via The Outside Corner
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Rangers' Jurickson Profar out 10 to 12 weeks with torn muscle in shoulder

The Texas Rangers have penciled in 20-year old Jurickson Profar as the starting second baseman to open the season. But he has struggled this spring with tendinitis in his right shoulder. Profar has played in 17 games this spring batting .222 with two home runs and 11 RBI. But he was scratched from today's game with a sore right shoulder.  An MRI revealed Profar has a torn...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jurickson Profar Out 10-12 Weeks

The Texas Rangers will start the season without 2B Jurickson Profar, as he will be out with a torn teres major muscle.  The only thing saving his season is that he will NOT require surgery.  The Rangers traded Ian Kinsler in the offseason for Prince Fielder, and will turn to Josh Wilson or Brent Lillibridge to start the season.Profar is just 21 years old and hit just .231...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar passes final fielding test

It has been a long road for Jurickson Profar, full of shoulder tendinitis and wisdom teeth removal, but it appears that the former number one prospect in baseball is ready to get back in the field. Since just after the start of Spring Training, Profar has been limited to designated hitter duties as he gets his throwing shoulder to full strength. He has been suffering from shoulder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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