ARLINGTON, Texas Ross Wolf didn't do anything Saturday night to quiet those who believe the Texas Rangers desperately need to add a starting pitcher before the July 31 trade deadline.
The minor leaguer turned middle man turned rotation member retired just six batters as Baltimore jumped out to a 7-0 lead on its way to a 7-4 victory over Texas.
The Rangers, who are still actively seeking rotation help, have now dropped six of seven games as they scramble to piece together a staff that's already used nine starters. The loss also gives the Orioles their first series win over Texas since a 2010 series that featured the Rangers' debut of Cliff Lee.
Wolf, who pitched well in his only other start vs. the Orioles before the All-Star break, was bad from the start Saturday. Baltimore scored twice on him in the first and added another five in the third inning.
Effective in his long-man role with the club, Wolf forced the Rangers to go to the bullpen early as he allowed the first four batt...