Found April 07, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Yu Darvish left his first home start of the season early because of a blister on his right ring finger. Darvish left after 85 pitches in five innings Sunday night against the Los Angeles Angels. The blister is in the same area that he had issues with in his first start of the season five days earlier, when he came within one out of a perfect game at Houston. Darvish was far from perfect against the Angels. He walked four, hit a batter and gave up six hits. He struck out six. The Angels scored three runs against him, but the Rangers had a 4-3 lead when Robbie Ross relieved Darvish to start the sixth.

Darvish exits Sunday's game early with blister

ARLINGTON, Texas Nearly untouchable just five days ago, Yu Darvish was done in by a blister Sunday. Darvish left after five innings against the Angels because of a blister on his right ring finger. It was Darvish's first start since retiring the first 26 batters against the Astros on Tuesday. Rangers officials said the blister does not appear to be serious. Previously, Darvish...

Jared Weaver And Yu Darvish Suffer Injuries In Angels, Rangers Matchup

Sunday was supposed to be a day where two AL West rival teams showcased their stud pitchers in hopes of what could be a preview of a post season playoff game in just a few short months. The Los Angeles Angels pitted Jared Weaver against the Texas Rangers, and not only did they get banged up in the box score, but they were both physically beaten up as well. Weaver who tossed five...

Alan Ashby apologizes for comment about Yu Darvish on Tuesday

Houston Astros broadcaster Alan Ashby has apologized for his comments after Yu Darvish lost his perfect game on Tuesday with two outs in the ninth inning. "I'd like to apologize if my comments last night were misinterpreted or construed as insensitive. I have the highest respect for Yu Darvish; he's a great player and his performance last night was outstanding. He...

Yu Darvish Watch: Reaggravates Blister

Yu Darvish was taken out of Sunday night's game after reaggravating a blister on his right index finger. The blister popped up after his first start of the season as his outing was stretched out as he attempted to pitch a perfect game against the Astros, which he came 1 out short of.It's just a blister so it's nothing serious but Darvish might be in jepordy of missing...

Rangers’ Yu Darvish exits due to finger blister

Texas Rangers right-handed starting pitcher Yu Darvish exited yesterday’s contest against the Los Angeles Angels early due to a blister on a finger of his throwing hand. Darvish struggled with his command last night, starting the contest off with a walk, hit by pitch and another walk in the first inning. He settled following a rough initial frame, and ended the night...

Friday I’m in Love with Yu

We have almost a week of baseball in the books and Yu Darvish's Marvishlous 14 K 1-hitter and Chris Davis' power surge have been early standouts. Don't own either? That's a shame. Feel like quitting? Not yet, Razzball Nation, I am here to help. You may remember me, Dan, or my alter ego Blairtch, from such fantasy Friday roundups as Mike Trout Saved My Season, But...

Hamilton says fans mistreated wife

Josh Hamilton says his wife had to call stadium security in Texas because of the things Rangers fans were saying to her and their children.

Rangers power past Angels

The Texas Rangers clinched their three-game home-opening series even with Yu Darvish being far from perfect.,

Rangers 7, Angels 3

The Texas Rangers clinched their three-game home-opening series even with Yu Darvish being far from perfect. Lance Berkman, David Murphy and Ian Kinsler homered for Texas in a 7-3 victory over Josh Hamilton and the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night. Darvish (2-0) came within one out of a perfect game in his first start five days earlier at Houston, but trailed the...

Rangers starters ailing

ARLINGTON, Texas Texas left-hander Matt Harrison has been slowed by lower back soreness since his last start but is still scheduled to get the ball Thursday in Seattle. Harrison experienced the soreness during his Saturday start against Los Angeles. He has not worked out in the field with the rest of the club the last two days. Hes scheduled to throw a bullpen Tuesday. Harrison...

Read At Your Own Risk

If you are superstitious you need to read this post, but be careful. You must, I repeat, you must blink three times quickly before reading any further. Phew. Okay, good job. Oh, the silly superstitions about baseball that only a true fan understands. Ballplayers are notorious for their strange regimens and even fans have them. Managers have been known to not change their underwear...
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