Found April 08, 2013 on Full Spectrum Baseball:
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 when their team is on a winning streak, and I am going to assume that is not because they can not afford it. People go through great lengths because of a superstition, even going as far as construction. There was an article posted recently by about a locker being removed in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse because it was cursed. After a long history of misfortune to its users, no one would take a chance on the voodoo seeping from this particular locker. It had to be taken down, and now a computer sits in its place. Fortunately, there are no reports of the computer claiming any victims...

Darvish leaves early with blister on right hand

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...

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...

Darvish ready to go vs. Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas While the Texas Rangers got bad rotation news on Matt Harrison Wednesday, right-hander Yu Darvish is set for his Friday start in Seattle. Darvish (2-0) left his last outing after five innings because of a blister on his right ring finger. But the area has healed and Darvish was able to throw most of his pitches in his Wednesday bullpen session. He expects to have...

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...

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...

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.

1962 Mets vs. 2013 Marlins: Who Will be the Worst Team in MLB History?

This is going to be a fun baseball season. We are only a week in and we nearly had a perfect game.  Only a single up the middle by Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez wrecked Yu Darvish’s bid for a perfect game on opening night. There are going to be great stories like Darvish throughout the year. There are also going to be sad stories to follow. Down in Miami, one of the saddest of all...

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...
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