ARLINGTON — The Rangers have reinforced their bullpen by reaching an agreement with reliever Shawn Kelley on a yearlong contract having a choice for another season, in accordance with Major League sources.

Kelley will obtain a $2.5 million base and also another $500,000 potential in incentives. He also includes a 2.5 million club option to 2020 with a $250,000 buyout. Kelley has passed his physical, although the Rangers never have confirmed the deal.

ARLINGTON — The Rangers have reinforced their bullpen by reaching an agreement with reliever Shawn Kelley on a yearlong contract having a choice for another season, in accordance with Major League sources.

Kelley will obtain a $2.5 million base and also another $500,000 potential in incentives. He also includes a 2.5 million club option to 2020 with a $250,000 buyout. Kelley has passed his physical, although the Rangers never have confirmed the deal.

Kelley split last season with the Athletics and the Nationals. He struck out 9.2 batters per nine innings. He’s been used as a setup reliever in his career and he’s logged 443 Major League matches, all in relief, together with 15 career saves. Even a 10-year veteran, Kelley has a livelihood 3.67 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP when averaging 7.7 hits, 2.8 walks along with 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings.

Kelley provides the Rangers four veteran right-handed setup relievers to encourage closer Jose Leclerc. The team yields Chris Martin from last season, plus it additionally signed free agents Jesse Chavez along with Zach McAllister earlier in the offseason. The key left-handed replacements are C.D. Pelham along with Jeffrey Springs, that were both rookies last season.

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