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Dempster Arrives in Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Ryan Dempster finally has a chance to start for the Texas Rangers.

Traded Tuesday from the Chicago Cubs, Dempster arrived in the Metroplex about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and spent the remainder of the afternoon getting adjusted to his fourth major league team -- the one that drafted him in the third round in 1995 out of a high school in British Columbia. He was traded as a minor leaguer and made his big league debut with the Florida Marlins in 1998.

"It's neat to get drafted by them as an 18-year-old kid and to end up back here pitching," Dempster said.
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