Found August 21, 2012 on The Jersey Chaser:
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Despite being Canadian, Texas Rangers pitcher Ryan Dempster missed his last start against the Toronto Blue Jays because he lost his passport.

The team said Dempster did not play because of “personal reasons,” but the Dallas Morning News is reporting the 35-year old did not have his passport prohibiting him to get through customs.

In his defense, Dempster has spent the last 8-years with the Chicago Cubs in the National League and has not pitched in Canada since 2004.

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