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Rangers AFL News: Chris McGuiness Named AFL Co-Player of the Week

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Ranger minor league first baseman Chris McGuiness has been named the Arizona Fall League co-player of the week

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Ranger minor league first baseman Chris McGuiness has been named the Arizona Fall League co-player of the week, sharing the honors with Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton.

McGuiness was 7 for 16 with a pair of home runs in the first week of AFL action, and is currently sporting a 1078 OPS.

McGuiness, acquired from Boston as part of the Jarrod Saltalamacchia trade, is a 24 year old lefthanded first baseman who spent the 2012 season with Frisco, putting up a .268/.366/.474 line.

Among the other Rangers who are in the AFL, Luis Sardinas is 4 for 9 in 2 games, Hanser Alberto is 1 for 10, and Kellin Deglan went 0 for 4 in his lone appearance for the Surprise Saguaros.

Among pitchers, Ryan Rodebaugh has allowed 3 runs in 3 innings, Ben Rowen has allowed 3 runs in 1.2 innings, and Joe Van Meter has allowed 2 runs in 2.1 innings.