Rangers Sign Colby Lewis.
The Rangers sign P Colby Lewis to a 1 year, $4mill contract Thursday. Colby Lewis, was 10-14 with a 5.18 ERA, he also led the team in starts (29) and innings (170 1/3) in 2014. Lewis missed the entire 2013 season due to having a minor elbow surgery and revolutionary hip surgery. Resigning Lewis puts a veteran back in the rotation for the Rangers. Colby has spent seven of his nine years in the majors in a Rangers uniform, the other two years with Oakland and Detroit.
“I’m very grateful that JD & front office want me back. I’m pumped to put the Rangers uniform back on; it’s where I want to be.” -Colby Lewis
Rangers sign LHP Michael Kirkman on a minor-league deal, with an invite to spring training. He will have a chance for a role in the bullpen.