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Rangers get RHP Brigham back from Cubs

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have reacquired right-hander Jake Brigham and added him to their major league roster.

Texas also Tuesday purchased the contracts of infielder Leury Garcia and left-hander Joe Ortiz from Triple-A Round Rock, adding them to the 40-man roster.

Brigham was traded to the Cubs on July 31 in the Geovany Soto deal. Brigham, a sixth-round pick in the 2006 draft, was at Double-A Frisco before getting dealt. The Rangers got him back from the Cubs for minor league right-hander Barret Loux and a player to be named.

Also, right-hander Johan Yan agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Left-hander Scott Olsen, who has pitched in 130 games for Miami (2005-08) and Washington (2009-10), agreed to a minor league deal.

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