If Rangers fans were unfamiliar with the team's top prospects, this offseason has probably changed that.
The departure of key players and a failure to sign high-profile replacements have placed a significantly bigger burden on guys like Jurickson Profar, Mike Olt and Leonys Martin.
All is not lost, however. These players deserve the opportunity to earn their place within the organization. The Rangers don't necessarily have to sacrifice a year to do this, either.
Here are some reasons their prospects can make up for the players they lost.