JURICKSON PROFAR RUMORS

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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25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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

Breaking down second base in the AL West

Jurickson Profar may have a bright future in the major leagues but he's still no Ian Kinsler at second base. Profar will have a chance to show what he can do there this year as he takes over at second for Kinsler in an American League West that got a huge boost in its second-base profile with the addition of Robinson Cano. Profar, the former top prospect in baseball, has loads...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 15, 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

Profar nearing return to field with Texas Rangers

Jurickson Profar begins on Sunday what could be his final week of designated hitter-only starts with the Texas Rangers. Profar, limited by shoulder tendinitis, took grounders and made routine, no-stress throws from second base before the club headed to Peoria, Ariz., for an afternoon game against Seattle. Profar, a natural shortstop, has been working on non-throwing aspects of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 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 ...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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