Port Charlotte, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Rays signed veteran left-hander Erik Bedard to a minor league contract on Friday.

Bedard went 4-12 with a 4.59 ERA in 32 games (26 starts) last season with the Astros.

The 34-year-old Bedard is 67-76 with a 3.94 ERA in 224 career games (215 starts) with the Orioles, Mariners, Red Sox, Pirates and Astros.