5 years ago

Rangers signed LHP Matt Harrison to a five-year, $55 million contract extension.

The deal also includes an option for the 2018 season. Harrison, 27, was already under team control through 2014, so the new deal will buy out his first three and possibly four years of free agency. The left-hander is coming off back-to-back strong seasons, having posted a 3.34 ERA and 1.27 WHIP while winning 32 games since the start of 2011.