The Rangers signed right-hander Willie Eyre to a minor league deal, MLBTR's Tim Dierkes has learned. Jason Cole, who first reported the signing, notes that the Rangers are assigning Eyre to Triple-A Round Rock (Twitter link).
The Orioles recently released Eyre, who had been pitching for their Triple-A affiliate. The 33-year-old has a 4.95 ERA with 4.7 K/9 and 3.6 BB/9 in 163 2/3 MLB innings over the course of four seasons with the Twins, Rangers and Orioles. He pitched in the Rangers' organization from 2007-10.