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Profar off to a promising start

SURPRISE, Ariz. - At 16-years-old, shortstop Jurickson Profar was much younger than most of his competition at Fall Instructional League, but that didn't stop him from standing out among the pack. Lone Star Dugout interviews and features the talented Curacao native.

Jurickson Profar wasn't the most sought-after position player on the Latin American free agent market this past summer. In fact, as a shortstop, he wasn't in particularly high demand. Most teams liked him as a pitcher. But the Texas Rangers believed in Profar's potential as a shortstop. They believed enough to give him a club-record $1.55 million signing bonus. Although it's still early, the...

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