Julio Rangel has been hired by the Texas Rangers as pitching coach for new manager Chris Woodward.
Rangel will be with a big league staff for the first time after 12 years as a pitching instructor and coordinator at the minor league level with the San Francisco Giants and Cleveland Indians.
With Rangel's hiring Friday, the Rangers have filled six spots on Woodward's staff.
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Rangel, 43, was minor league pitching coordinator for the Giants this year, his only season in the San Francisco organization. He spent the previous 11 seasons in the Indians organization, including a stint as the interim pitching coach at Triple-A Columbus in 2012.