The Texas Rangers signed 32-year old righty reliever Tony Barnette to a 2-year, $3.5 million dollar deal over the winter. He was a dominate reliever in Japan the last couple of years, so the Rangers felt confident in his ability and that has paid off in spades so far this year for them. Barnette has pitched in 41 games (0 starts) for the Rangers so far this year and he is 6-3 with a 2.08 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. He has given up 41 hits and 12 walks while whiffing 34 batters in his first 47 2/3 innings for the Rangers so far this year. The Rangers hope that Barnette can keep up the good work the rest of the way in 2016.