Highly rated Rangers infield prospects Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt highlight the Opening Day roster of the 2012 Frisco RoughRiders.
Former Ranger Steve Buechele will try to lead the Class AA Riders to their third consecutive Texas League playoff berth.
Here are some notes from the release announcing the roster:
Of the players currently listed on the Frisco roster, 12 have previously suited up in a Riders uniform. They are: Engel Beltre, Wilfredo Boscan, Jake Brigham, Fabio Castillo, Miguel De Los Santos, Jose Felix, Tim Murphy, Carlos Pimentel, Guilder Rodriguez, Tyler Tufts, Johan Yan and Corey Young.
The 2012 RoughRiders hail from five different countries (United States, Dominican
Republic, Venezuela, Curacao and Mexico) and 11 states (California, Connecticut,
Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and
The average age of the roster is 23.5; the oldest player is OF Val Majewski (30) and the youngest is Profar (19).