• Rangers slip Rays in 10th using Profar's RBI

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 9, 2012
    Profar hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning, helping the Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday night. It was only Profar's second career start and third game overall. Rookie Jurickson Profar is making quite an impression on the Texas Rangers. "I was trying to stay up the middle and he threw me a cutter inside," said Profar, who was playing in front of his parents. "I got good wood on it." "I was acting like I was scared so he could throw the same pitch," Profar told ESPN Dallas 103.3's Eric Nadel and Matt Hicks after the win. "They took one from us last night and almost snatched one away from us today after leading the whole game, but the guys didn't quit and kept fighting," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. Tampa Bay tied it 2-all in the eighth when pinch-runner Rich Thompson scored from second after second baseman Ian Kinsler , positioned in shallow right field as part of a defensive shift, misplayed pinch-hitter Pena's two-out grounder.
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com
    • Jurickson Profar claims acting scared led to his game-winning double against Rays

      Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon tweeted that the "razor-thin line between winning and losing was on display" during a 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers in 10 innings on Saturday night. But here's guessing the Rays skipper didn't know that 19-yea…
      Source: yahoo.com

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