Rangers, Francisco agree to $3.3M contract
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers closer Frank Francisco reached an agreement Tuesday on a one-year contract worth $3,265,000 to avoid an arbitration hearing.
Francisco was seeking $3.6 million and the Rangers had countered with $3 million when they swapped figures last week.
Francisco was 2-3 with a career-best 25 saves and a 3.83 ERA in 51 relief appearances last season, when he also had three stints on the disabled list. Opposing batters hit only .214 against Francisco, who had ...
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