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Texas Rangers Sign Brandon Webb

The Texas Rangers and former Cy Young winner Brandon Webb have come to terms on a contract agreement according to AOL Fanhouse's Ed Price. Webb will undergo a physical before the deal becomes official. 

Webb has thrown only four innings for the Diamondbacks since 2008. Webb has been slowed by shoulder injuries the past two seasons. Webb won the Cy Young award for the Diamondbacks in 2006, when he went 16-8 for Arizona with a 3.10 ERA and 1.13 WHIP while striking out 178 in 235 innings of work. 

Webb enjoyed a highly successful career prior to being derailed by the shoulder injuries. The sinkerballer has a career 3.27 ERA and 1.24 WHIP. When healthy, Webb has been a legitimate top-of-the-rotation pitcher. The only question with Webb, and a big question of course, is his health. 

Webb had been deciding between the Rangers, Nationals and Cubs earlier last week before another "mystery team" joined the fray. The Cincinnati Reds were the mystery team this time around, but Webb ultimately decided to choose the Rangers. 

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