ARLINGTON, Texas (105.3 The Fan/AP) – Free agent left-hander Mike Minor has agreed to a multiyear contract with the Texas Rangers, according to multiple reports.
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According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the deal is contingent on Minor passing a physical.
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Minor, who will turn 30 the day after Christmas, was 6-6 with a 2.55 ERA in 65 relief appearances last season with the Kansas City Royals. The Rangers plan to use him as a starter.
The seventh overall pick by Atlanta in the 2009 amateur draft, Minor was 38-36 with a 4.10 ERA while starting 110 of 111 games with the Braves from 2010-14 before missing two seasons with shoulder injuries. He became a free agent last month after declining his $10 million option to stay in Kansas City.MORE NEWS: Flash Flooding: Second Body Recovered After Vehicle Swept From Texas Bridge
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