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Texas Rangers announce signing of Cuban outfielder

by Todd Kaufmann | Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
| 381 baseball fanatics read this article

Leonys MartinThe Texas Rangers announced this morning the signing of Cuban outfielder Leonys Martin to a five-year, $15.5 million deal, which includes a $5 million bonus.

According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, as well as Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News, Martin will head to the double-A Frisco RoughRiders and may not be far from the big leagues.

To make room on the 40-man roster for Martin, the Rangers designated right-hander Ramon Aguero for assignment.

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Todd Kaufmann is a freelance writer who, since moving to Texas in 2008, has covered everything from minor league baseball, the PGA Tour, college football, to the Texas Rangers themselves. He and his wife currently reside near Mansfield, Texas with their yellow lab ironically named...Ranger. You can follow him on Twitter @T_Kaufmann as well as on Facebook

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