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Former Ranger to Get a World Series Ring No Matter Who Wins

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    PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 01: Arthur Rhodes #53 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Seattle Mariners during spring training at Peoria Stadium on March 1, 2011 in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Arthur Rhodes

    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 teams over 20 years.  He had Tommy John surgery in 2007, but was able to rebound and be named to the All-Star team for the first time in 2010.  For the Rangers, Rhodes had 32 appearances, 15 strikeouts, a 4.81 ERA and a WHIP of 1.48.

    Arthur Rhodes' Road Home

    [DFW] Arthur Rhodes' Road Home
    After 19 years in the majors, Arthur Rhodes has more appearances than any other active pitcher. To have played so long, a lot is not known of the often quiet, veteran lefty. Until now.

    Game 1 of the World Series is Wednesday night at 7:05 p.m.