"We just didn't feel we could get him ready," Rangers manager Jeff Banister said.
Profar instead will be sent to the instructional league in Arizona to continue his throwing program. The instructional league begins on Sept. 13 and the Rangers are hoping Profar will be able to play in the Arizona Fall League. He is on the Surprise Sagueros roster and their first game is Oct. 13.
• Triple-A Round Rock begins a best-of-five PCL Division Championship Series on Wednesday against Oklahoma City. Chi Chi Gonzalez and Anthony Ranaudo will pitch the first two games.
• Class A High Desert and Class A Hickory also open their postseason on Wednesday. High Desert is playing a best-of-three against Lancaster in the California League and Hickory faces a best-of-three against West Virginia.
• Rangers pitcher Yovani Gallardo is averaging 17.4 pitches per nine innings, the second highest in the American League. Hector Santiago of the Angels is averaging 17.5.
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.