When he took the mound on Aug. 17 against the Twins, lefthander Jesse Orosco of the Orioles also took over first place on the list for most appearances by a pitcher (1,072). Now 42, Orosco, a onetime closer, hasn't pitched as many as 60 innings in a season since 1990, yet so valuable is a serviceable lefty these days that he has hung on as a situational reliever despite an ERA through Sunday of 6.12. Here are the lefthanders with the most career outings.
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