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13 Jurickson Profar 2B
Height/Weight: 6-0/165 | Birthdate: 2/20/1993 | Birthplace: Willemstad, Curacao | Bats/Throws: S/R | Team: Texas | College: None | MLB Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 30/1 | Average Draft Position: 184.51
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Jurickson Profar scheduled for followup MRI Thursday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/11/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar is scheduled to undergo a followup MRI Thursday to determine how well his injured teres major muscle has healed, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Profar, who hasn't played this season due to the shoulder injury, could start swinging a bat if his exam goes well after throwing from 90 feet Wednesday. If he's cleared, he will increase his baseball activities in preparation for participating in the Arizona Fall League.


Jurickson Profar to begin a throwing program Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar will begin a throwing program Thursday, according to FoxSports.

Profar has missed the entire season with arm-related issues. He was initially expected back at some point in the season, but has experienced various setbacks along the way. 


Jurickson Profar cleared to start throwing program


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar has been cleared to begin a throwing program on Monday, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. A torn muscle in the back of his armpit prematurely ended his season, but he still is targeting to play in the Arizona Fall League this October.

Jurickson Profar's season ends, but aiming for Arizona Fall League


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar's season has come to a predictable end, as the torn muscle in the back of his armpit has failed to heal quickly enough to get him back on the field.

Rangers general manager Jon Daniels told the Dallas Morning News Profar will likely aim to play in the Arizona Fall League this October, but is done playing in official games this season. He will have an MRI done in two weeks to determine whether he can begin a throwing program, which would put him on schedule to  play in Arizona. 


Jurickson Profar concedes he might not play this season


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar, who recently suffered a setback with his shoulder injury, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram he's accepted the fact he might miss the entire year. "If I have to lose the year, that's alright. I want to get better," he said.

Profar suffered the injury in spring training. He hit .234 with six homers and 26 RBI in 85 games last year.


Jurickson Profar out until at least July following setback


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar suffered a setback in his recovery from a shoulder injury, and has had his timeline pushed pack yet again, the team announced Thursday.

Profar will miss at least 8 to 12 more weeks after re-injuring his shoulder while sleeping, according to general manager Jon Daniels. He has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 strain in his shoulder, which could end up ending his season in a worst-case scenario, though there are currently no plans for surgery.

Profar's recovery from a shoulder injury has been slow since he suffered the injury in spring training. He had been able to move on to hitting in exhibition games, but throwing has been an issue for him throughout the process. At this point, July is the earlier he might return. 


Jurickson Profar could head to Arizona next week for rehab


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/8/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar continues to make progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury, and should take his next big step in the next week or so.

General manager Jon Daniels told FOXSportsSouthwest.com Thursday he expects Profar to go to Arizona next week to begin playing in extended spring training games, as part of his rehab. Profar has been out since the spring as a result of this injury, but could be back by the end of the month. 


Jurickson Profar to move to on-field work


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/6/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar will take a big step forward in his recovery from a right shoulder injury Wednesday, the team announced Tuesday.

Profar will take batting practice on the field for the first time Wednesday, while also  throwing from 60 feet, another first. He is considered ahead of schedule in his recovery, though it is not clear when he is expected to make his return from the disabled list. 


Jurickson Profar starts hitting off tee


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/3/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar began hitting off a tee on Friday, MLB.com reports. Profar, who is on the disabled list with a torn muscle in his right shoulder, is ahead of schedule and is expected to start throwing next week.

Jurickson Profar ahead of schedule


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(4/30/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar is ahead of schedule in his return from a torn shoulder muscle, manager Ron Washington told MLB Network Radio. An MRI showed the muscle has healed, though Profar will get another MRI before he's eligible to be activated from the 60-day DL at the end of May.

Washington said Profar will begin throwing in a week. "Once we get him to throwing, soon after that he'll be back," the manager said.

Profar already has been cleared to swing a bat. He played in 85 games last year, including stints at second, shortstop, third and the outfield.


Jurickson Profar cleared, will begin throwing next week


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar's MRI Tuesday must have come back clean, as he has been cleared to resume baseball activities, according to FOXSportsSouthwest.com.

Profar is recovering from a shoulder injury, and will begin swinging a bat and running the bases soon. He will be limited in what he can do for a week, but will begin a throwing program next week. He is expected to be out until June.  


Jurickson Profar set for MRI Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/27/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar is set for an MRI Tuesday, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Profar will be examined Tuesday to determine the state of his injured shoulder muscle. If it goes well, Profar could begin swinging a bat. He's expected to be out until at least June. 


Jurickson Profar targeting June return


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/20/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar is targeting a June return, according to ESPN.

Profar has been sidelined by shoulder issues. General manager Jon Daniels said the first week of June was a realistic return date, but they want to be 100 percent sure Profar is healthy before throwing him out there.


Rangers hopeful two injured players are back in June


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2014) Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Thursday he's hopeful second baseman Jurickson Profar (shoulder) and catcher Geovany Soto (knee) will make earlier than expected returns from the disabled list.

"We're hoping to get [Jurickson] Profar and Soto back in June," Daniels said, per MLB.com.


Rangers transfer Jurickson Profar to 60-day disabled list


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2014) The Rangers transferred infielder Jurickson Profar to the 60-day disabled list Saturday to clear a 40-man roster spot for trade acquisition Hector Noesi.

Profar began the season on the disabled list due to a torn muscle in his right shoulder. He was reported to need 10-to-12 weeks of recovery in late March after the injury was diagnosed.


Jurickson Profar takes part in fielding drills


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar took part in fielding drills at second base with manager Ron Washington on Friday and Saturday, the Star-Telegram reports.

Outside of fielding drills, Profar has been limited to only cardiovascular and weight-lifting activities. He was placed on the disabled list before the start of the season due to a slight muscle tear in his right shoulder. 

"I'm trying to work and wait," said Profar. "I want to be healthy, so I'm patient. I'm working hard at the things I can do."

Rangers place four on disabled list


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2014) As expected, the Rangers have placed pitcher Yu Darvish (neck), second baseman Jurickson Profar (shoulder), catcher Geovany Soto (leg) and pitcher Matt Harrison (back) all the disabled list, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Soto was the only player placed on the 60-day DL.

Rangers seeking depth at second, catcher


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) The Rangers are seeking depth at second base and catcher, according to FoxSports.com.

Both Geovany Soto and Jurickson Profar have gone down in recent days, leaving the club a little thin at some key spots. J.P. Arencibia and Kensuke Tanaka are currently slated to open the year at each spot, though the team does have infielder Rougned Odor in the minors. The Rangers have playoff aspirations this season, so it's not a surprise to see them express some urgency at both positions. 


Jurickson Profar won't need surgery for shoulder injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/24/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar will not require surgery for a slight muscle tear in his right shoulder, per ESPN. He is expected to have 4-6 weeks of limited baseball activities before moving onto hitting and a throwing program.

Assistant general manager Thad Levine said Profar injured his shoulder in the sixth inning of Saturday's spring game against Kansas City. He was making a relay throw to first base as he tried to complete a double play started by third baseman Adrian Beltre.

"He felt some pain but was able play the rest of innings he was supposed to play," Levine said. "The MRI showed a tear that was adjacent to and different from the muscle he sustained a previous injury to.

"This is our every day second baseman. Someone we had every expectation was going to take a meaningful step forward in his career and be a big part of our 2014 campaign. He should be a weapon for us in the second half of the season. Maybe a little bit earlier."


Jurickson Profar out 10-12 weeks with torn teres major muscle


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Rangers shortstop Jurickson Profar underwent an MRI and was diagnosed with a torn teres major muscle, U-T San Diego reports on Sunday. Profar will need at least 10-12 weeks of recovery.

Profar hit .234 in 286 at-bats last year.


Jurickson Profar headed for MRI on shoulder


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Rangers shortstop Jurickson Profar was scratched from Sunday's spring lineup against the Padres after developing renewed shoulder soreness. He is headed for an MRI on his shoulder.

Jurickson Profar gets day off


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/20/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar was scratched from the Thursday lineup after a dental procedure. He worked out with the team, however, and is expected to play Friday.

Jurickson Profar finally makes start at second base


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/17/2014) Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar (shoulder) made his first start at second base this spring Tuesday against the Royals. Profar has been limited to a DH role thus far, but he's thrived offensively, batting .300 (12 for 40) with two home runs, three doubles and 11 RBI in 13 games.

Jurickson Profar able to make relay throws Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/16/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar made some relay throws Sunday, according to the Star-Telegram

Profar has been dealing with arm issues throughout the spring. He's made progress, and said he wants to play second base Monday. His work Sunday was considered a big step forward. Profar hit .234 in 286 at-bats last year.


Jurickson Profar has wisdom teeth removed


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/13/2014) Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar will miss 3-5 days after having his wisdom teeth out, according to MLB.com.

The club still expects Profar to be ready for opening day, but he hasn't played the field due to a shoulder issue. Profar is expected to open the year as the starting second baseman. He hit .234/.308/.336 in 286 at-bats last year.