Rangers Sign Endy Chavez

The Rangers signed outfielder Endy Chavez to a minor league deal. The outfielder will earn $1MM if he makes the team and the Rangers have a $1.25MM option for Chavez's services in 2011.

The 32-year-old's season ended prematurely last year when he collided with Yuniesky Betancourt and tore his ACL. 

Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, who first reported the deal (via Twitter), noted last week that Chavez could be ready in April or May. Jon Heyman of SI.com added the terms of the contract (via Twitter).

Chavez has hit .270/.312/.367 in his nine-season career.  However, he is better known for his defense, as demonstrated by his lifetime UZR/150 of 15.7 and his famous catch in game seven of the 2006 NLCS.

Ben Nicholson-Smith contributed to this post.


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