Rangers sign three to minor-league deals
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/5/2013) The Rangers have signed outfielder Bryan Petersen and pitchers Nathan Adcock and Jose Contreras to minor-league deals with invitations to spring training.
Petersen spent all of 2013 with Triple-A New Orleans, hitting .275/.363/.407 with eight home runs, 49 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 506 at-bats. Adcock went 8-6 with a 6.67 ERA, 1.67 WHIP and a 69:50 K:BB ratio in 113 1/3 innings between Triple-A clubs Omaha and Reno.
Contreras made seven appearances with the Pirates, allowing five earned runs in five innings, as well as going 2-3 with a 3.00 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 42:12 K:BB ratio in 33 innings across three minor-league levels.