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1988 Nolan Ryan becomes the first major leaguer to play for all four original expansion teams when he signs as a free agent with the Rangers, who played their first 11 seasons as the new Senators in Washington, D.C. The right-hander broke in with the Mets (1966, 1968-71) went to the Angels in a trade (1972-79), before signing with the Astros (1980-1988), a team initially known as the Colt .45s.
2005 The Rangers trade Alfonso Soriano to the Nationals for outfielders Brad Wilkerson and Terrmel Sledge, along with minor league pitching prospect Armando Galarraga. By dumping the All-Star second baseman's salary, Texas frees up funds to seek much-needed pitching.

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