Rangers Finish $16M 2-Year Deal With Pitcher Jordan Lyles

Jordan Lyles
Mark Brown/Getty Images

The Rangers completed a $16 million, two-year contract with free agent right-hander Jordan Lyles, finalizing a deal that had been agreed upon before this week's winter meetings.

Texas agreed to a $585,000, one-year contract on Friday with left-hander Jeffrey Springs, designated for assignment by the Rangers 11 days earlier.

The additions came a day after the end of the meetings in San Diego where the Rangers missed out on free agent third baseman Anthony Rendon.

Sports Connection

Connecting you to your favorite North Texas sports teams as well as sports news around the globe.

Stars Use 4-Goal Second Period to Dominate Blue Jackets, 5-1

Randle Scores 44 in Hometown, Knicks Beat Mavs 117-109

Lyles gets a $2 million signing bonus and salaries of $7 million in each season. He was 7-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 11 starts at the end of last season for Milwaukee after he was acquired from Pittsburgh. Lyles has been a reliever and starter in his career, with a 43-60 record and 5.11 ERA. He has 143 starts and 102 relief appearances with five teams over nine big league seasons.

Texas signed right-hander Kyle Gibson to a $28 million, three-year contract last week.

Lyles turns 29 in October, joined Texas to be in a rotation with 30-something pitchers All-Star lefty Mike Minor, and right-handers Lance Lynn and Gibson.

Contact Us