SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Scott Feldman and left-hander Matt Harrison, both expected to open the season in Texas' starting rotation, were among 16 Rangers who signed 2009 contracts.
Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and right fielder Nelson Cruz, both likely to be in the opening day lineup, and setup reliever Josh Rupe also signed Friday.
The others were infielders Joaquin Arias and Jose Vallejo; right-handers John Bannister, Tommy Hunter, Luis Mendoza, Dustin Nippert and Omar Poveda; left-hander Kason Gabbard; and outfielders Brandon Boggs, David Murphy and Greg Golson.
All-Star center fielder Josh Hamilton and catcher Taylor Teagarden were among 11 players who haven't yet signed contracts for this season.
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