The Texas Rangers had a single objective while nearing the trade deadline, that being to strengthen their bullpen, and in 24 hours they acquired two lock-down relievers.
Mike Adams is on the move after four seasons in the San Diego bullpen.
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Adams, 33, holds right-handed hitters to a .107 batting average. Lefties hit just .194 against him. His ERA has been below 2.00 in each of the past three seasons.
Adams was considered the closer-in-waiting for Bell. He could end up closing for the Rangers in 2012 if Texas considers Feliz for its starting rotation next spring, as the club did last spring.
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