Rangers have 11 pitchers vs O’s in wild-card card
The Texas Rangers are carrying 11 pitchers on their roster for
their win-or-go-home wild-card game against Baltimore.
Ryan Dempster is the only rotation member not on the 25-man
roster the Rangers set for Friday night’s game. Dempster started
the regular-season finale Wednesday.
If the two-time defending AL champion Rangers beat Baltimore,
they would advance to the AL division series against the New York
Yankees and then get to reshuffle their roster before that series
Yu Darvish starts against the Orioles, and has pitched into at
least the seventh inning in his last nine games. But Texas manager
Ron Washington has 10 pitchers to pick from when Darvish needs
The Rangers have three catchers, six infielders and five
outfielders available against the Orioles.