Rangers Sign Jimmy Gobble

According to MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan, the Rangers signed lefty Jimmy Gobble to a minor league deal.  Sullivan notes that the Rangers hoped to acquire Gobble back in '03 in a failed Juan Gonzalez trade.

Gobble, 27, was released by the Royals a few days ago.  He held lefties to a .200/.246/.323 line last year.  Gobble won't have six years service time after the season, so the Rangers can keep him for 2010 if they want.

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