Jurickson Profar, Second Base, Texas Rangers, #13


Date of Birth: 2/20/1993
Birthplace: Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles

Jurickson Profar, regular second baseman for the Texas Rangers, originally signed with the team in 2009 as a shortstop. He played in the minor leagues for three seasons before being called up to the Rangers in 2012 for nine games. In 2013, he played in 37 games in the minors and in 85 games with the Rangers. He batted .234 with 67 hits and 11 doubles in 2013.

Profar was injured during Spring Training in 2014. He ended up on the DL for the entire season. On February 23, 2015, he had shoulder surgery and he missed all of the 2016 season.

In 2016, Profar batted .239 with 65 hits in 90 games with the Rangers. Defensively, he played 17 games at first base, 19 games at second base, 25 games at third base, 11 games at shortstop, and 14 games in left field.

Profar spent most of the 2017 season in the minors, playing in just 22 games with the Rangers.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Jurickson Profar
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