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Mark Prior Signs Minor League Deal With Rangers

According to T.R. Sullivan, and other sources on Twitter, the Rangers have signed Mark Prior to a minor league contract.


Obviously, this move was made with an eye toward 2011 and beyond as Prior has been trying to make a comeback while pitching in the independent Golden Baseball League.


You can read about Prior’s comeback story here.


This is definitely an intriguing move as Prior has all of the talent in the world. Obviously, the question mark is his health. The odds are that he’ll never pitch a game as a Ranger but since the risk is nonexistent, the rewards could be huge if Prior has found a way to keep himself healthy.

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