T.J. McFarland


BOSTON – The Orioles have an 11-man bullpen. With September’s roster expansion, that means there are four more relievers than usual.


BALTIMORE – One of the hallmarks of a winning team is getting contributions from the unexpected. Players who are barely known become overnight stars late in their career.


BALTIMORE – Bud Norris is on the disabled list. The Orioles had a doubleheader four days ago. As a result, they were short a starter, and manager Buck Showalter called on T.J. McFarland.


Tonight’s Game:

Texas Rangers (37-45) vs. Baltimore Orioles (43-39), Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Starting pitchers:


BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter hasn’t officially named a starter for Tuesday. All unofficial indications are that it will be T.J. McFarland.