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Darvish progressing through rehab, says he could throw 95 right now

After missing the entire 2015 season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish is ready to return to the mound.In speaking with Jeff Wilson at the Fort-Worth Telegram, Darvish expressed his confidence in his health:It has to be encouraging to the Rangers (and their fans) to hear Darvish will be reporting the rest of the pitchers and catchers. If all...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish distances himself from brother’s gambling case

Yu Darvish on Tuesday commented on the gambling case involving his brother Sho in Japan, distancing himself from the matter. “I had nothing to do with what he’s done,” Darvish said via the Dallas Morning News. “That had no effect on me or what I’m doing right now. People make mistakes. My brother made one. … There was really no impact on me; nobody really talked to me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Darvish feeling strong in rehab, eager to rejoin Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Yu Darvish says he feels stronger than he did before elbow surgery last spring and plans to be back on the mound for the Texas Rangers by mid-May or early June. Darvish said Tuesday that he feels really good during his rehabilitation, and that his passion for the game has been reignited. He told a small group of Rangers beat writers that he feels like he could...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: MLB clears Yu Darvish after brother's arrest

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A person familiar with the investigation says Major League Baseball has determined that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish had no role in any of the activities that led to the arrest of his brother in Japan for allegedly running an illegal gambling ring. MLB was looking into the October arrest of Sho Darvish as part of standard protocol and not investigating...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish denies gambling as MLB looks into brother's arrest

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish says he has never been involved in gambling activities amid a Major League Baseball investigation after the arrest of his younger brother in Japan. Darvish issued a statement Tuesday through his agent that says he understands MLB must conduct an investigation. He declined comment, but says he is certain they will find he had...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yu Darvish not being investigated in brother’s gambling scandal

    Yu Darvish is not being investigated by MLB in relation to a gambling scandal involving his brother, according to a report. The Japan Times reported Tuesday that Darvish was being investigated by MLB because of his brother’s arrest. Yu’s brother, Sho, was arrested in Japan in late October for gambling and running an illegal betting ring. Sho’s ring allegedly took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB investigates Yu Darvish for possible role in gambling ring

Just a day after a report emerged about widespread match-fixing in tennis, now MLB is investigating Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish for a potential link to a gambling ring, reports the Japan Times. Yu’s brother, Sho, was charged last year with running an illegal gambling ring that had allegedly took bets on both NPB and MLB games after his arrest in October. Sho allegedly accepted...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The silver lining to Yu Darvish's injury

By Dave Cameron Yu Darvish is probably going to require Tommy John surgery. As Jeff noted yesterday, this is a blow to the Rangers already slim playoff odds, and now our projections have them as perhaps the worst team in the American League. After last year’s debacle, the team was hoping for a big bounce back, but that seems particularly unlikely now, and it’s a legitimate...
Via Fangraphs
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish might need Tommy John surgery

This is why we can’t have nice things. Rangers ace Yu Darvish has a sprained UCL, and Tommy John surgery is on the table. Darvish left his start on Thursday with tightness in his triceps. The 28-year old Japanese star was shut down last August because of inflammation in his right elbow. Even if Darvish is able to avoid surgery, the Rangers rotation still has its share of question...
Via The Outside Corner
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish blames batter's folks for 'creating a great hitter'

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish jokingly blamed the parents of New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for "creating a great hitter" after Gardner hit two solo home runs against him during Monday night's game at Globe Life Park.Reporters asked Darvish about the expression he made on the mound after the second home run he gave up to Gardner...
Via Holdout Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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