Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/14/14
If I would have told you six months ago that the Rangers and Orioles would be in the AL's Wild Card playoff game, I bet you would have imagined that the Angels ran roughshod over the AL West, and that two out of the three top contenders in the AL East had a massive breakdown. Well...that's sort of accurate. But at any rate, here we are, with the Rangers and Orioles and their identical 93-69 records squaring off at 8:37 tonight in Arlington, with Joe Saunders and Yu Darvish on the mound. Starting Pitching: Joe Saunders has historically struggled at the Ballpark in Arlington, going 0-6 in six starts and allowing 13 homers over those six starts. However, he hasn't started there since July of 2010, so those splits might not be overly accurate. He's been roughly the same pitcher he's been during his whole career since coming over to Baltimore in his seven starts, limiting both his walks and strikeouts. But Saunders is allowing fewer homers than usual, probably due t...
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