Free agent right-hander Koji Uehara spurned the Texas Rangers on Thursday and agreed to a one-year deal with Boston on Thursday. The contract is contingent on a Uehara passing a physical.

Uehara is the second member of this season’s Ranger team to join Boston as a free agent. Catcher – first baseman Mike Napoli also signed with the Red Sox as a free agent.

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