Thursday, November 1, 2012
Rangers prospect in AFL Rising Stars Game
By Richard Durrett
Infielder Chris McGuiness will represent the Texas Rangers in the Arizona Fall League's Rising Stars Game on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick at 7 p.m. Dallas time. The game will be broadcast on MLB Network.
McGuiness, 24, is hitting .278 with three homers and 13 RBIs. He's a left-handed hitting first baseman playing for Surprise right now.
He played 2012 for Double-A Frisco and batted .268 with 23 homers and 77 RBIs in 123 games (456 at-bats). He had 107 strikeouts and 69 walks.
McGuiness was co-player of the week in the AFL in early October, going 7-for-16 with two homers and a 1.078 OPS. He came to Texas as part of the Jarrod Saltalamacchia deal with the Boston Red Sox at the trade deadline in 2010.