Three free agent left-handed relievers for the Texas Rangers to consider

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ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 04: Jake Diekman #41 of the Texas Rangers throws in the eight inning against the Boston Red Sox at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 4, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 04: Jake Diekman #41 of the Texas Rangers throws in the eight inning against the Boston Red Sox at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 4, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images) /
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A number of free agent left-handed relievers remain available. The Texas Rangers would be wise to sign at least one to strengthen their bullpen.

The Texas Rangers bullpen is coming along. With the addition of Zach McAllister, they now have enough viable candidates to make an eight-man ‘pen. Jose Leclerc, Chris Martin, Jesse Chavez, and Jeffrey Springs are expected to hold spots. The rest will be determined in spring training competition.

Texas needs at least one more left-handed reliever, as the picture is blurry beyond Springs. C.D. Pelham and Zac Curtis could make the 25-man roster, but there is no guarantee given each player’s lack of experience.

They need someone who is established, someone who isn’t subject to a learning curve. Such candidates will be found in the free agent market.

Three free agent lefties standout, and each should come rather cheap seeing how they’re still available just weeks before the start of spring training.

Here are the three…

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