Rogers accepts two-year, $6M deal

Updated: January 12, 2004, 11:14 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kenny Rogers is coming back to the Texas Rangers, agreeing Monday to a $6 million, two-year deal. The team also bolstered its bullpen by signing setup man Jeff Nelson to a one-year contract.

The deal for Rogers, who pitched a perfect game thrown for Texas in 1994, is contingent on him passing a physical. The 39-year-old left-hander would get $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2005 for his third stint with the team -- he also pitched for the Rangers 1989-95 ...

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