The Texas Rangers have made it known they're still looking to add a piece to their starting rotation before the 2015 season begins, even if it's just added depth more than a star.
Brandon Beachy would do that, and possibly even add a star.
The 28-year-old former Atlanta Brave was not tendered a deal in arbitration and became a free agent after undergoing a second Tommy John operation last season, but when he was healthy he was one of the hot, young up and coming starting pitchers in baseball.
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Though the Rangers initially checked in on Beachy, who is expected to make a decision next week, a source told The Dallas Morning News that the Rangers are now out on the idea of bringing him aboard.
Back in 2011, Beachy went 7-3 with a 3.68 ERA and then in 2012 was really off to a hot start when he posted a 2.00 ERA through 81 innings before being shut down for elbow surgery.