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The deal for Corey Seager is the biggest in Texas Rangers history, and matches Giancarlo Stanton for the fifth largest in overall value in baseball.Ashley Landis/The Associated Press

The Texas Rangers have reached an agreement on a US$325-million, 10-year deal with shortstop Corey Seager, according to a person familiar with the deal.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal was pending a physical and wasn’t finalized.

Seager was the World Series MVP in 2020 and a two-time all-star in his seven seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He hit .306 with 16 homers and 57 RBIs in 95 games this year, when he broke a finger on his right hand after getting hit by a pitch May 15 and missed 2 1/2 months.

The deal for Seager is the biggest in Rangers history, and matches Giancarlo Stanton for the fifth largest in overall value in baseball. The US$325-million trails only the deals of Mike Trout (US$426.5-million), Mookie Betts (US$365-million), Fernando Tatis Jr. (US$340-million) and Bryce Harper (US$330-million).

Seager’s deal with the Rangers came a day after Texas reached an agreement on a seven-year, US$175-million contract with Gold Glove second baseman Marcus Semien, according a person familiar with that deal that was also subject to a successful physical.

After losing 102 games this year and going into the off-season having only US$28-million committed to salaries for 2022, president of baseball operations Jon Daniels and general manager Chris Young had indicated they were willing to spend as needed and could be active in free agency to improve the team.

The Rangers have committed to more than US$561-million in future salaries with four deals already ahead of a potential lockdown after the five-year agreement between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday.

Texas also has deals in place with right-handed starter Jon Gray for US$56-million over four years, and outfielder Kole Calhoun for US$5.2-million next season. Those deals have not been finalized or announced by the club.