. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Rangers Sign Wetteland

ARLINGTON, Texas () -- The Texas Rangers signed All-Star closing pitcher John Wetteland to a four-year contract worth $23 million.


Wetteland was 2-3 with a 2.82 ERA in 62 relief appearances, converting 43 of 46 save opportunities. The loss of Wetteland moves set-up man Mariano Rivera into the role of closer for the Yankees.


Meanwhile, the Baltimore Orioles signed free agent Shawn Boskie.