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Published: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 12:07 p.m.

Rangers agree to deal with Pierzynski

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers have completed a one-year contract with free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski.
Terms of the deal announced Wednesday weren't released.
Pierzynski, a two-time All-Star who turns 36 Sunday, hit .278 with a career-high 27 home runs in 135 games for the Chicago White Sox last season.
The Rangers lost Mike Napoli in free agency and re-signed Geovany Soto at a reduced salary after he hit .196 in 47 games following a trade with the Chicago Cubs.
To make room for Pierzynski on the 40-man roster, the Rangers designated catcher Luis Martinez for assignment.
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