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07:13 AM ET 05.20 | For Jurickson Profar, this won't merely be a fill-in role. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Sunday that he will use just-recalled INF [Profar], the club's top prospect, regularly while 2B Ian Kinsler is on the DL. If so, it will mark a big change from 2012 when Profar spent most of his late-season callup watching from the bench. Profar, who arrived in Arlington Sunday afternoon, will make his 2013 debut against Oakland on Monday. Leury Garcia was in the lineup at second base on Sunday. After Profar, 20, was called up last September, he started just five games as the Rangers' started to fade. Washington resisted the efforts of the front office, which suggested Profar play more. This time, he will.

The Dallas Morning News

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May 20, 2013  08:05 AM ET

......rangers r a machine....best 2b in the game goes down, plug in the best prospect in the game to take his place.....best lh sp in the game goes down, plug in a far system product that now leads mlb in ground ball outs to take his place....the new atlanta braves....

May 20, 2013  08:12 AM ET

when did the rangees get cano and kershaw?

May 20, 2013  09:05 AM ET
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when did the rangees get cano and kershaw?

And Bogaerts is also a far better prospect than Profar.

May 20, 2013  09:13 AM ET

It looks like Kinsler could be the odd man out in Arlington if management thinks Profar can be the every day second baseman.

May 20, 2013  09:21 AM ET
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And Bogaerts is also a far better prospect than Profar.

Homersayswhat?

May 20, 2013  09:40 AM ET
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Homersayswhat?

Tell you what, man...don't be dissing the bard...you be WEIRD, man.

May 20, 2013  10:01 AM ET
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Homersayswhat?

D'oh!

May 20, 2013  10:35 AM ET
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......rangers r a machine....best 2b in the game goes down, plug in the best prospect in the game to take his place.....best lh sp in the game goes down, plug in a far system product that now leads mlb in ground ball outs to take his place....the new atlanta braves....

Harrison the best Left handed SP in the game? LMAO! Maybe you never heard of Kershaw, Matt Moore, Sabathia, Clif Lee, Price, etc.etc. I am a Rangers die-hard fan, but get real. Harrison is a competent #2-3-4 rotation guy, but calling him the best LH SP in MLB is ignorant at best, ludicrous at worst

May 20, 2013  01:34 PM ET
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Harrison the best Left handed SP in the game? LMAO! Maybe you never heard of Kershaw, Matt Moore, Sabathia, Clif Lee, Price, etc.etc. I am a Rangers die-hard fan, but get real. Harrison is a competent #2-3-4 rotation guy, but calling him the best LH SP in MLB is ignorant at best, ludicrous at worst

Look at his moniker..................that says it all.

May 20, 2013  02:41 PM ET
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And Bogaerts is also a far better prospect than Profar.

Lol.

Please...

May 20, 2013  02:52 PM ET
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Look at his moniker..................that says it all.

didn't he predict last week ... or was it sources said ... that Nolan Ryan would be the president of the Astros before the weekend was through????

hmmmmm ... me thinks he may need new sources ... or voices in his head ... not sure which ...

 
May 21, 2013  08:42 AM ET

Da Rangers are Looking Good!!!!

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