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The Rangers have signed longtime Royals closer Joakim Soria to a 2 year deal, tweets Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. MLB Trade Rumors earlier reported that the deal was worth 8-9 million, but the actual amount has yet to be released. Soria will reportedly set up for Rangers closer Joe Nathan.
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