Rangers sign lefty reliever Rhodes

The Texas Rangers and left-handed reliever Arthur Rhodes have agreed to a one-year contract, a major-league source confirmed to

The deal will become official once Rhodes passes a physical exam.

The 41-year-old Rhodes, who pitched superbly as the Reds won the division, now joins a bullpen that also includes veteran lefty Darren Oliver. Rhodes is coming off a season in which he made his first career All-Star appearance with a 4-4 record and 2.29 ERA in 69 relief appearances.

Entering his 20th major league season, Rhodes also has played for Baltimore, Seattle, Oakland, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Florida.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.