The team signed the left-handed pitcher on Wednesday to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league
Once known as the "D-Train," Willis won the
Willis, who will be 34 in January, has bounced around since then on minor league deals. Brewers General Manager
The Rangers were already working on the Corporan deal when they got pitcher
Houston designated Corporan for assignment Tuesday, setting up the trade for 19-year-old minor league pitcher Akeem Bostick. The Rangers selected the right-hander in the second round of the 2013 amateur draft.
Corporan, the Astros' backup catcher the last four seasons, is expected to have that same role in Texas behind Robinson Chirinos.
Gallardo, who grew up in North Texas and still lives there, is expected to fit in the Rangers rotation behind
The Cincinnati Reds and right-hander