Found February 23, 2012 on Yahoo! Sports:
PLAYERS: Yu DarvishColby Lewis
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers would love to hear Yu Darvish's best go at "y'all." "Some Texas twang, any type of slang," said fellow starter Colby Lewis, who spent time pitching in Japan in the opposite division as Darvish. "He'll have fun. It's going to be good." Give him a little time, gang.

Expect to see Darvish in a dress this season

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It was a relatively quiet day on the Yu Darvish front for the Texas Rangers. There were no Darvish-related press conferences as the Japanese right-hander did not get up on a mound and throw during the team's practice. He's scheduled to do that again Saturday. The Japanese media did follow Darvish through his workouts, with the highlight being him working...

Yu Darvish rocks his Weed shirt

When Yu Darvish arrived in Texas last month for his introduction, he was sporting a shirt that read "I Will Survive" with a marijuana leaf on it. Darvish claimed that he had no idea what the shirt meant, but wore it because he likes to wear clothes with English words written on them. Hilarious! You can't make this sh!t up. Darvish arrived to Spring Training a Arizona...

Darvish makes pitching debut at Rangers camp

SURPRISE, Ariz. Thursday was a big day for right-hander Yu Darvish in camp for the Texas Rangers because he actually did something on the field. Darvish made his pitching debut on the first day of camp for pitchers and catchers. He threw five minutes in the bullpen and then threw to minor leaguers Jurickson Profar and Ryan Strausborger for five minutes, tallying the most scrutinized...

All eyes on Darvish as pitchers, catchers report

SURPRISE, Ariz. Yu Darvish will throw with the other pitchers in the Texas camp Thursday as the team has its first full workout for pitchers and catchers. All pitchers except Colby Lewis and Scott Feldman are expected to throw five minutes in the bullpen and five minutes of live batting practice Thursday. Lewis and Feldman had their bullpen sessions Wednesday to keep them on target...

Darvish handles media frenzy with poise

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Yu Darvish threw a fine bullpen session Thursday. No surprise there. The Texas Rangers paid over 110 million to acquire him. He's supposed to look good in practice. Actually, the most revealing moment on Darvish's first official day as a Ranger came long after he faced minor leaguers Ryan Strausborger and Jurickson Profar from behind a pitching screen...

Big league transition begins for Darvish

Yu Darvish, with somewhere between 100-125 members of the media watching every pitch, threw five minutes of live batting practice during the Rangers' first workout for pitchers and catchers.

Darvish holds spring training press conference

During his 30 minute press conference, new Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish emphasized that he is serious about playing major league baseball.

Yu Darvish arrives for spring training, throws 30 pitches in bullpen session

The right-hander spends about four hours at the Surprise complex.

Darvish getting lots of attention in Rangers camp

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Texas Rangers would love to hear Yu Darvish's best go at "y'all."

High-priced Japanese import Darvish gets going at last with Rangers

Yu Darvish pulled a blue long-sleeved Rangers workout shirt over his head and chatted up teammate Justin Miller as nearly everybody in the clubhouse eagerly watched.

Yu Darvish the main attraction as Rangers work out for first time

The biggest MLB day (so far) for Yu Darvish is “definitely not normal.”

Yoshinori Tateyama: Communication is key for Yu Darvish

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Aoki, Brewers seem like the perfect match

By John Pesetski Special to PHOENIX Star Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is the darling Japanese MLB import this spring, but the Milwaukee Brewers didn't do too badly themselves on the overseas market this offseason. While Darvish's transition to America is getting all the attention, the Brewers introduced three-time Japanese Central League batting champion...

Nolan Ryan gets realistic with media from Japan

It wasn't a day to burden Yu Darvish.
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