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Rhodes eager to return regardless of outcome

Arthur Rhodes will get a ring whether the Rangers or Cardinals win the World Series, but he already knows he wants to pitch for St. Louis for one more round in 2012.

Cards P Rhodes in a no-lose situation

For the second consecutive season, a player involved in the World Series will take home a championship ring no matter which team wins.St. Louis Cardinals reliever Arthur Rhodes is this year's lucky recipient. The 41-year-old lefthander secured his spot in history when the Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 12-6 Sunday night to clinch the National League Championship Series...

Arthur Rhodes one game closer to inevitable ring

With the Cardinals win tonight, former Cincinnati Red Arthur Rhodes is one game closer to a sure-thing World Series ring. And I don’t say that because Dave Duncan has obviously signed a deal with the devil to get that bullpen performing like it is; Rhodes gets a ring either way: Less than a week shy of his 42nd birthday, the left-handed relief pitcher is in his first World Series...

It's a win-win for former Cleveland Indians reliever Arthur Rhodes: World Series Insider

Arthur Rhodes, win or lose, is going to get a World Series. The veteran left-hander, appearing in his first World Series, started the year with Texas and was signed by St. Louis after being released.

Three Cardinals in World Series for the first time

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals lefty Arthur Rhodes will get a World Series ring no matter which team wins this years Fall Classic. But for the 41-year-old Rhodes, the experience of his first trip to the World Series means even more. Released by the Texas Rangers earlier this season, the veteran left-hander quickly signed with the Cardinals. And thanks to their magical run past the Phillies...

Cardinals' Arthur Rhodes sticks it to former team in first World Series appearance

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World Series Game One

[Box Score] [C70 At the Bat] [Dallas Morning News] [ESPN Dallas] I turned the game on last night for a while because baseball history was being made. Everyone remembers a moment from game one of every World Series. For me, that moment was finding out that Arthur Rhodes was being paid a measly $1,000 dollars by the St. Louis Cardinals and $1.1 million by the Texas Rangers. The same...

Arthur Rhodes Wants To Pitch One More Season

Veteran reliever Arthur Rhodes told reporters, including ESPN's Buster Olney (Twitter link), that he wants to pitch in 2012 and then retire.  Rhodes' preference is to pitch for the Cardinals in 2012, which would be Rhodes' 21st Major League season. Rhodes, who will turn 42 on Monday, has pitched for nine clubs in his long career and will receive his first World Series...

World Series: Arthur Rhodes and Darren Oliver Have a Lot in Common

The fortunes of the baseball season have brought two veteran left-handers together in the World Series.

Long times coming: Dotel and Rhodes perfect in Series debuts

ST. LOUIS — Together, Arthur Rhodes and Octavio Dotel have pitched a combined 33 seasons and appeared in 1,595 regular season games. They've collected 21 different uniforms and made an estimated $73 million total in career earnings. Today, after all of that, they can finally also claim an inning of World Series duty between them. Just one, though. For now, anyway. They are...

Getting a WS Ring No Matter What

Like Bengie Molina last season, another player in the World Series will get a ring no matter which team wins. Arthur Rhodes, who started the year in the bullpen for the Texas Rangers, now plays for the St. Louis Cardinals. Rhodes, who is from Waco, was released by the Rangers in August when the team picked up Mike Adams. Rhodes, a true journeyman pitcher,  has played for nine...

Patience pays for Rhodes, Dotel in World Series

Arthur Rhodes and Octavio Dotel had pitched in a combined 1,595 regular season games without ever knowing what it was like to step on the mound in the World Series.

Former Ranger Arthur Rhodes: I wanted to go to Cardinals 'because that team had a big heart'

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Worth the Wait?

With two out and Josh Hamilton up in the top of the eighth, Arthur Rhodes comes in to make the first World Series appearance of his career. Update: Hamilton flies out to center on a 3-2 pitch to end the inning. The Cardinals lead 3-2, and are three outs away from taking the first game of the series.
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