Montreal Expos

Rangers give 44-year-old Bartolo Colon a minor league deal

Bartolo Colon has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers , and the 44-year-old right-hander will attend big league spring training .

Colon would get a $1.75 million, one-year contract if added to the 40-man roster under the terms of the deal agreed to Sunday and could make an additional $1.3 million in performance bonuses based on innings.

He was 7-14 with a 6.48 ERA in 28 starts for Atlanta and Minnesota last season. He was released by the Braves on July, then signed with the Twins and went 5-6 with a 5.18 ERA in 15 starts for them.

Colon has 240 victories in 20 seasons with 10 teams, including the Montreal Expos . The portly...