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The Texas Rangers have released left-hander Brad Mills from his minor league contract so that he could sign to play in Japan.
Texas claimed Mills on waivers from the Los Angeles Angels during spring training and assigned him outright to Triple-A Round Rock.
Mills was 7-5 with a 3.87 ERA in 18 games (17 starts) for Round Rock. He was scheduled to participate in the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday, but withdrew from that after reaching an agreement with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League.
BEST OF MAXIM
Starter Brad Mills, who was playing at the Texas Rangers AAA level, has decided to join the Japanese baseball league, although the destination is not yet known to the public. This information is according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
Mills was having a solid, but unspectacular season at the AAA level, posting a 3.87 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP in almost 98 innings of work.
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The Texas Rangers got a pair of bench bats back yesterday
when they activated infielder Jeff Baker and outfielder Craig Gentry from the
disabled list, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.
Gentry has been sidelined since June 20 with a fractured
left hand. He spent four games in the minors on a rehab stint before working
out with the Rangers yesterday. It was then determined...
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LET'S MAKE A DEAL
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Well, the Rangers are trying again.
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One of those teams...
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