Rangers sign Germano to minor deal, spring invite

Right-hander Justin Germano has agreed to a minor league

contract with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to

major league spring training.

With the addition of Germano on Wednesday, the Rangers have 11

non-roster invitees to their major league camp.

Germano spent last season in the Toronto organization, allowing

two runs in two innings in his only appearance for the Blue Jays.

The 31-year-old was 8-9 with a 4.47 ERA in 25 games for Triple-A


He has made 48 starts in 94 major league games with six

different teams, compiling a 10-30 record with a 5.29 ERA.