Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - The Texas Rangers declined to tender a
contract offer to catcher Geovany Soto on Friday, making him a free agent.
Soto, 29, split time between the Chicago Cubs and the Rangers last season, in
which he hit a paltry .198 with 11 home runs and 39 RBI in a combined 99
Over eight major league seasons, Soto is a career .248 hitter with 82 home
runs and 289 RBI.
Additionally, utilityman Brandon Snyder and pitcher Jake Brigham were also not
offered contracts for the 2013 season.
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