The Seattle Mariners have had the most success against Yu Darvish in his brief time in the major leagues, but it's all come in their own stadium.
Having to face Darvish on the road could produce a different result, especially with the Texas Rangers right-hander pitching on six days' rest.
The Mariners handed Darvish his first loss of the season last week, and they'll look to beat him for the first time in three tries in Texas when these teams open a three-game series Friday night.
Darvish allowed three runs over 13 2-3 innings in winning his first two starts in 2013 before giving up three runs in the first inning last Friday at Safeco Field. He eventually settled down, striking out eight over six innings, but the Rangers managed six hits in a 3-1 loss.
"I didn't feel right the last outing and it kind of carried over. At least I was able to keep us in the game. That was good," Darvish said through an interpreter.
"I could have given up many runs in any inning. I just didn't have...