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Yu Darvish was elected by fan vote to the 2012 All Star game, which really shouldn’t be a reason to hurl around racist remarks, but leave it to the lonely people that inhabit the depths of Twitter to make this in to an oppourtunity to show the world their true colors.
Don’t be pissed that Yu Darvish is a Japanese rock star and you’re nothing more than a Twitter hack, Dan Sleezer. “The Big Sleeze” spent the better part of two hours non-stop tweeting racist remarks about Darvish for his 21 loyal Twitter followers. Luckily he was stupid enough not to block his Twitter and for that, we are thankful.
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The Texas Rangers are now running up the All-Star score.
Texas, which already had a baseball high seven All-Stars for next Tuesday's game in Kansas City, now has eight after right-hander Yu Darvish won the Final Vote for the American League.
Darvish, who is 10-5, beat out Chicago's Jake Peavy, Baltimore's Jason Hammel, Kansas City's Jonathan Broxton and Los Angeles...
Eight is enough for the Texas Rangers. When Major League Baseball's Final Man Vote was done Thursday, Yu Darvish was headed to the All-Star Game in Kansas City thanks to 7.3 million online votes. Darvish becomes the eighth Ranger on the team. Darvish beat the Chicago White Sox's Jake Peavy for the last spot on the AL squad. Darvish joins Mike Napoli, Ian Kinsler, Adrian...
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the "Final Vote" and each will take part in their first All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Major League Baseball announced Thursday afternoon that Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the Final Vote campaign and have been added to the team for Tuesday's All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium.
The Rangers' Japanese sensation Darvish beat out fellow pitchers Jake Peavy (White Sox), Jason Hammel (Orioles), Jonathan Broxton (Royals) and...
Yu Darvish is going to the All-Star game, but he won't throw another pitch until then.
It'll be up to fellow rookie Martin Perez to help the AL West-leading Texas Rangers avoid their longest slide in more than a year as they open a three-game series with the visiting Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
This contest was originally scheduled to be started by Darvish, who Thursday...
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the Final Vote campaign and have been added to the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Kansas City.
Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill finished fourth in the voting in the National League.
Darvish, a rookie sensation from Japan, beat out fellow pitchers...
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese were picked for the All-Star Game in the online Final Vote fan balloting, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Darvish became the eighth member of the Rangers to be named to the All-Star team by beating out Chicago's Jake Peavy, Baltimore's Jason Hammel, Kansas City's Jonathan Broxton...
Baseball fans had until 4:00 PM EST today to cast their votes for the final roster spot for the American and National League All-Star teams for next Tuesday’s game. American League candidates were Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy, Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish, Kansas City Royals closer Jonathan Broxton, Los Angeles [...]
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Freese, Darvish outlast contenders to win roster spots on All-Star Teams; First-ever Twitter vote attracts strong fan support, trending topics during final hours
NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 – David Freese of the St. Louis Cardinals and Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2012 All...