Rangers To Give Stevens $1.2M
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Infielder Lee Stevens will receive $1.2 million this season under his new contract with the Texas Rangers.
Stevens, who agreed to the deal Thursday, got a four-fold increase from his 1997 salary of $300,000.
He had asked for $1.6 million in arbitration and Texas had offered $900,000.
Right-handers Darren Oliver and Aaron Sele are the only Rangers remaining in arbitration.