Rangers sign Neal Cotts to a minor league contract

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The Rangers have signed veteran lefty Neal Cotts to a minor league contract, per Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He will report to Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday.

Cotts, 36, has pitched at Triple-A for the Angels (Salt Lake) and Yankees (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) this season. He posted an aggregate 3.86 ERA with a 15/4 K/BB ratio in 21 innings.

Cotts¬†signed a minor league deal with the Angels in early April then opted out in mid-May. He joined the Yankees, but the club released him last week. This is Cotts’ second stint in the Rangers’ organization, as he pitched at Round Rock in 2012-13 and with the Rangers in the big leagues in 2013-14.

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