Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - The Texas Rangers Tuesday signed pitchers Joaquin Benoit, Colby Lewis and Ricardo Rodriguez. Each signed a one-year contract.
Benoit, in his third big league season, finished 8-5 with a 5.49 ERA in 25 games (17 starts) for Texas in 2003. The righthander has compiled a 12-10 record with a 5.55 ERA in 43 career games, all with the Rangers, since 2001.
Lewis, another young righthander, posted a 10-9 record with a 7.30 ERA in 26 starts for the Rangers last season. He is 11-12 with a 7.08 ERA in 41 career games (30 starts) in two seasons with Texas.
Rodriguez spent his first two seasons in the majors with Cleveland, posting a 5-11 record with a 5.71 ERA in 22 starts. He is also a righty.
The Rangers also signed infielder Jason Bourgeois to a one-year deal Tuesday.