Fantasy Spin: How to cope with injuries to Rangers' Fielder, Profar

Friday May 23rd, 2014
Prince Fielder had three homers and 16 RBI in 42 games, his first season with the Rangers.
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The hits kept on coming for the Rangers when they later announced that Jurickson Profar suffered a setback in his rehab from a shoulder injury and will miss another 8-to-12 weeks. This isn't nearly as serious an issue for fantasy owners. You budgeted for having Profar on the DL, and have already had a second baseman in his place all year. Those of you in keeper or dynasty leagues should not cut bait. He remains one of the most promising prospects in baseball, and should be ready for the start of the 2015 season.

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