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Andrus a Fan of Odor

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Elvis Andrus knows what Rougned Odor is feeling right now.

    At one time, Andrus was the young prospect with all kinds of promise. But one difference was that Andrus hit the big leagues in 2009 as a 20-year-old and just seemed ready to be a big-leaguer.

    Odor is also 20 years old, and has been tearing up Double-A Frisco. He was so successful in Frisco that when the Rangers' offense hit a funk, they made the move to cut bait with backup second baseman Josh Wilson and use another young guy to replace 21-year-old Jurickson Profar, who's currently rehabbing a torn shoulder muscle.

    That means a new double-play partner for Andrus, the Rangers' shortstop for the past five seasons, going on six.

    So far, Andrus is enjoying his time working with the promising young second baseman.

    "He gave me a perfect feed," Andrus told ESPN Dallas. "We have worked together before, but it was in spring training. I enjoy playing with a young kid willing to learn."