Former BJ Ian Kinsler Signs Texas Sized Contract0
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Ian Kinsler and the Texas Rangers have
finalized a new five-year contract that will make their leadoff
hitter one of the best-paid second basemen.
The team planned a news conference Wednesday before its game
against Seattle to discuss the new deal that begins next season and
includes a club option for 2018. The team gave no other details.
Kinsler said after Monday night’s game that he had agreed on a
$75 million, five-year deal pending a physical that was completed
The 29-year-old Kinsler is scheduled to make $7 million this
season, his seventh in the majors. The Rangers had a $10 million
club option for next season, but the new deal replaces that.