Pitching outside the box: Buck Showalter has not been afraid to push an unconventional button during the course of this unique season, so he probably considered all kinds of possibilities before settling on Joe Saunders. However, he apparently did not seriously consider anything as unconventional as, say, putting the weight to the Orioles' playoff hopes on the young shoulder of Dylan Bundy or pitching the first six innings of Friday night's game by committee. There comes a time when you have to just go with your best option, and there are those who feel that -- right now -- the Rangers are particularly vulnerable to left-handed starters.
Algerina Perna, Baltimore Sun
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