Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - The Texas Rangers have signed pitcher
Yoshinori Tateyama to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring
Tateyama made 53 relief appearances with the Rangers over the past two seasons
after pitching the previous 11 years in the Japan's Pacific League.
The righthander, who turns 37 on Wednesday, has gone 3-0 with a 5.75 earned
run average in the majors.
Tateyama spent the majority of the 2012 campaign at Triple-A Round Rock. In 32
outings, he was 4-0 with six saves and a 1.13 ERA.
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