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Former Rangers pitchers are agreeing to deals

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Former Texas Rangers pitchers Joakim Soria, Mark Lowe and Chris Young have all reached agreements on free agent deals in the last several horus

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Darren O'Day's four year, $31 million deal that was apparently agreed to yesterday seems to be just the first in a flood of deals agreed to by former Texas Ranger pitchers who are now free agents.

Joakim Soria, who was the Rangers closer in 2014 before going to Detroit in the deal that sent Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel to Texas, has reportedly agreed to a three year deal with Kansas City -- the team he has spent most of his career with -- for $25 million.

Mark Lowe, the guy who came over to Texas as a throw-in in the Cliff Lee deal, and gave up the game-winning home run in Game 6, cashed in on a great 2015 season with the M's by signing a two year deal with the Tigers.  Terms are not available, but I'd wager it is about $5 million per year.

And finally, Chris Young, a guy who was traded by the Rangers to the San Diego Padres almost 10 years ago, has reportedly agreed to a two year deal to return to Kansas City, where he pitched last season.  Young had a solid year in terms of preventing runs, although he continued his career-long trend of outperforming his peripherals -- his 3.06 ERA was against a 4.52 FIP.  Jon Heyman says Young is getting $11.75M over two years.

In any case, if you used to pitch for the Rangers and are now a free agent, today's apparently the day to sign.