2017 Texas Rangers DH/bench
Adrian Beltre was playing in his 7th season in Texas in 2017. Beltre played 65 games at 3B and the remainder of his games at DH. In 94 game overall, Beltre hit for .312 AVG, 17 HR, and 71 RBI’s. Beltre played one more season in Texas and retired from MLB after the 2018 season.
Jonathan Lucroy was in his 2nd partial season in Texas in 2017. Lucroy split catching duties with Chirinos until his trade to Colorado before the trade deadline. In 77 games, Lucroy hit for a .242 AVG, with four HR and 27 RBI’s. After his trade to Colorado, Lucroy played four more seasons with five different organizations. Lucroy is currently a free agent.
Ryan Rua was a backup OF for Texas in 2017. Rua was in his 4th season playing for the Rangers. In 63 games, Rua hit for a .217 AVG, with three HR, 12 RBI’s, and two SB. Rua played his entire five year MLB career with the Rangers, ending in 2018.
Drew Robinson was a rookie with Texas in 2017. Robinson was a super-utility player with the Rangers. In 48 games, Robinson hit for a .224 AVG, with six HR, and 13 RBI’s. Robinson played a similar role with Texas in 2018 and played five games with St. Louis in 2019. In August 2019, Robinson was released by the Cardinals. With the 2020 season cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Robinson signed with San Francisco and played part of the 2021 season in AAA. In July, Robinson retired as an active player and is currently a mental health advocate in the Giants organization.
Jurickson Profar was playing in his 4th season in Texas in 2017. In 22 games, Profar hit for a .172 AVG, with five RBI’s, and one SB. Profar played one more season in Texas before he was traded to Oakland after the 2018 season. Since leaving Texas, Profar has played three seasons for two different teams and is a current member of the San Diego Padres.