Off the wire

Posted: March 24, 2014 at 3:05 a.m.

BASEBALL Profar out with muscle tear Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar will be out an estimated 10-12 weeks with a muscle tear in his right shoulder. Assistant general manager Thad Levine made the announcement Sunday. The 21-year-old Profar, one of baseball’s top prospects, hit.234 in 85 games as a rookie last season. Looking to open a spot for Profar, the Rangers traded second baseman Ian Kinsler to Detroit for Prince Fielder in the offseason.

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Sports, Pages 14 on 03/24/2014