Found May 25, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Darren Oliver definitely knows the way to the visiting clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. After all when he wasn't there on the home side during one of his three stints pitching for the two-time American League champions, the affable veteran made several appearances in Arlington as a visitor with the Red Sox, Astros and Angels. So, when he made his latest trip to the visiting side, this time as a Blue Jay, maybe some of his younger teammates asked him in jest how well he knew the ins and outs of the visitors' home away from home. "Obviously, it's a little different when you come back home and it's on the visiting side but it's not the first time," Oliver said before Friday's series opener. Toronto signed the 41-year-old reliever during the offseason to help fill the seventh inning setup role and thus far, it's a role he has filled quite well for the Jays, who are in their second year under manager John Farrell. O...
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