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This Day in Rangers History
February 9th

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2009 Alex Rodriguez, two days after the story breaks on SI.com, admits to and then apologizes for his use of performance-enhancing drugs when he played shortstop for the Rangers from 2001 to 2003. In an exclusive interview conducted on ESPN, the Yankees superstar acknowledges using PEDs, hoping to fulfill the expectations after signing a record ten-year, $252 million contract with Texas.

2012 Nelson Cruz and the AL champion Rangers come to terms on a $16 million, two-year deal to keep the ALCS MVP in Texas. The agreement avoids an arbitration hearing that had been scheduled to take place next week.

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