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The Texas Rangers have agreed to one-year deals with right-handers Mark Lowe and Mike Adams, avoiding arbitration.
Adams, a reliever, agreed to a $4.4 million deal after making $2,535,000 last year. Lowe agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $500,000.
Lowe, who avoided salary arbitration, was 2-3 with a 3.80 ERA and one save in 52 games for the AL champions last season. He is 7-18 with a 4.03 ERA in parts of six major league seasons with the Rangers and Seattle. Texas acquired him from the Mariners in July 2010.
The Rangers on Tuesday also said they had agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder David Murphy worth $3,625,000, a substantial raise from the $2.4 million he made last year. Murphy batted .275 with 11 homers and 46 RBI in 120 games with the Rangers in 2011.
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Right-hander Mark Lowe and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $500,000.
The Rangers avoided arbitration with reliever Mike Adams, by signing him to a $4.4MM deal, tweets Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest. Matt Swartz had projected the SFX client for $4.5MM.
The Rangers' arbitration agenda still includes Elvis Andrus, Nelson Cruz, Matt Harrison, and Mike Napoli.
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Mark Lowe was signed by the Rangers on Tuesday, avoiding arbitration with the veteran, hard-throwing righty who was acquired with Cliff Lee from the Seattle Mariners in July...
ARLINGTON, Texas - Right-hander Mark Lowe and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract,...
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Texas Rangers RHP Mike Adams will be back with the team in 2012.
The team and pitcher agreed to terms on a one-year deal that was announced Tuesday.
According to the team, "Adams combined to go 5-4 with a 1.47 ERA and 2 saves in a career best 75 games with San Diego and Texas in 2011. He had the fourth lowest ERA and tied for sixth most holds (32) among major league relievers...
David Murphy, Mark Lowe and Mike Adams avoided arbitration with the club by agreeing to one-year deals.
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