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Friday, November 19, 2010
Rangers, RHP Barret Loux come to terms

By ESPNDallas.com

The Rangers agreed to terms Friday with free-agent right-handed pitcher Barret Loux, the sixth overall selection in the 2010 draft, on a $312,000 deal.

Loux, 21, was picked by the Arizona Diamondbacks but did not sign before the Aug. 16 deadline. Commissioner Bud Selig ruled that Loux would become a free agent on Sept. 1.

The Diamondbacks were reluctant to sign Loux because of concerns the team had about the pitcher's health.

The 6-5 native of Houston has been attending classes and training at Texas A&M, where he had played since 2008.