Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/18/12

Ryan Dempster has struggled with the Rangers since coming over from the Cubs, but his latest problem adjusting to playing in the American League is a little more bizarre. The Rangers announced that Dempster will miss his scheduled start against the Blue Jays this weekend due to personal reasons, but the fine print in this one is what's fun. Dempster reportedly doesn't have his passport, according to the Dallas Morning News, and may have lost it some time in the last few years. Ergo, Dempster won't be allowed through customs at the airport and can't even travel with the team...

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