Trade sends Pudge back to Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ivan Rodriguez is coming home to the Texas Rangers.
The 14-time All-Star catcher who started his career with the Rangers at age 19 was acquired in a trade Tuesday with the Houston Astros for minor league pitcher Matt Nevarez and two players to be named.
"It's been a long time," said Rodriguez, who was with the Rangers from 1991-2002. "I'm glad that I'm back."
The 37-year-old Rodriguez signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Astros in March ...
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