Rangers sign Aaron Heilman to minor league deal

April, 4, 2012
4/04/12
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FRISCO, Texas -- The Rangers announced the signing of RHP Aaron Heilman to a minor league contract. Heilman was assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

Heilman, 33, pitched with Seattle before he was released Sunday.

This spring, Heilman allowed one run over four innings in four "A" games for the Mariners.

Last season, Heilman appeared in 32 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks and also pitched in the minors for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies.

Heilman is a nine-year veteran with a career mark of 35-46 with a 4.40 ERA. He's pitched for the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs and Arizona in his career.
Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.

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WINS LEADER
Martin Perez
WINS ERA SO IP
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OTHER LEADERS
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RBIA. Rios 11
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