The 2013 Texas Rangers: Where are they now?

Chris Giles
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /
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Where are they now: 2013 Texas Rangers bench

Jurickson Profar only played nine games in 2012 so he was technically a rookie in 2013.  Profar played 85 games as a utility infielder and DH.  Profar hit for a .234 AVG, six HR, 26 RBI’s, and two SB.  Profar missed the next two seasons because of a shoulder injury.  Since 2016, Profar has played six seasons for three different teams and is a current member of the San Diego Padres.

Craig Gentry was a utility outfielder for Texas in 2013.  It was Gentry’s 5th and final season with the Rangers.  In 106 games, Gentry hit .280 in 287 AB.  He also hit two home runs to go along with 22 RBI’s and 24 SB.  Gentry was traded to Oakland after the 2013 season.  After leaving Texas, Gentry played five MLB seasons for three teams.  He played his final MLB game in 2018.

Alex Rios was traded to the Texas Rangers on August 9, 2013.  After the trade, Rios became the primary RF for the remainder of the season.  In 47 games, Rios hit for a .280 AVG, six HR, 26 RBI’s, and 16 SB.  Rios played one more season for the Rangers and one season in Kansas City.  After the 2015 season, Rios was bought out by the Royals and did not play another MLB game.

Geovany Soto was Pierzynski’s backup catcher in 2013.  In 54 games, Soto hit for a .245 AVG, nine HR, 22 RBI’s, and one SB.  Soto played part of the next season in Texas before being purchased by Oakland in August 2014.  After leaving Texas, Soto played three additional seasons with three teams.  Soto played his final MLB game in 2017.

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Jeff Baker was a utility player in his only season in Texas.  In 74 games, Baker hit for a .279 AVG, 11 HR, 21 RBI’s, and one SB.  After the 2013 season, Baker was granted free agency.  He signed with Miami and played parts of two seasons for the Marlins.  Baker was released by the Marlins on July 31, 2015 and he didn’t play any more MLB games after this date.

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