Rangers’ re-sign Lewis

Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The Texas Rangers re-signed pitcher Colby
Lewis to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Lewis went 10-14 with a 5.18 ERA in 29 starts for Texas in 2014 after missing
the previous season following elbow and hip surgeries. He led all Rangers in
starts and innings last year, and tied Yu Darvish for most wins on the staff.

The 35-year-old right-hander was selected by Texas with the 38th overall pick
in the 1999 June draft and has spent the bulk of his major league career with
the Rangers. He has a career mark of 54-58 with a 4.84 ERA in 181 games with
the Rangers and Oakland Athletics (2007).

Lewis also has four career postseason victories, the most in franchise

The Rangers also signed pitcher Michael Kirkman to a minor league contract
with an invitation to major league spring training on Thursday.