The Texas Rangers have signed a couple of players to minor league deals over the last couple of days, reportedly coming to terms with infielder Ed Lucas and pitcher Ross Wolf. Both players will presumably be in AAA Round Rock, and function as minor league depth for 2015.
Lucas, 32, was claimed on waivers by the Rangers in October, then was later waived and released. He has 573 plate appearances with the Marlins in 2013-14, putting up a .255/.302/.323 line while playing all four infield positions, as well as getting some time in the corner outfield spots.
Wolf, 32, was the Scott Baker of the 2013 Rangers, being brought to the majors because of injuries, and being pressed into duty as a long man, mop up man, and spot starter, ultimately registering a 4.15 ERA in 47.2 IP. Wolf went to pitch in Korea in 2014, but apparently one year overseas was enough, and he will likely be part of the Round Rock rotation for 2015.
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