Ivan Rodriguez Going Back To The Texas Rangers

Nathan RollinsContributor IAugust 18, 2009

PHOENIX - JUNE 14:  Ivan Rodriguez #12 of the Houston Astros at bat during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 14, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Astros defeated the Diamondbacks 8-3.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Texas Rangers have aquired catcher Ivan Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for minor league pitcher Matt Nevarez and 2 players to be named.

Ivan Rodriguez is a 14-time all-star that started his career with the Texas Rangers.

"It's been a long time," said Ivan Rodriguez, who was with the Texas Rangers from 1991-2002. "I'm glad that I'm back."

Ivan Rodriguez played with the Texas Rangers from 1991 to 2001 , till signing with the Florida Marlins as a free-agent.

Ivan Rodriguez ranks 1st in Texas Rangers history in Hits and Doubles, 3rd in RBI's, Extra-base hits, runs, and in games, 4th in Homeruns, and 5th in Batting Avrage.