'Grumpy old men' thriving in Texas
Lefty relievers Darren Oliver, Arthur Rhodes proving there's still life after 40 in MLB
Darren Oliver has pitched in the majors long enough to remember when players had roommates, to see a former teammate become his team's owner and to pitch in a World Series game in Texas. But there is one thing neither he nor teammate Arthur Rhodes had ever seen before this season: Two 40-something left-handed African-American pitchers in the same bullpen. As Texas starter C.J. Wilson observed, "That's kind of a rare demographic."
"You'll never see this again," Oliver said. "You'll never ...
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