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Yu Darvish's Rehab Progress and Projected Timeline

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is still on the recovery trail from Tommy John surgery performed 14 months ago, but he's getting closer to making his return to the majors.Darvish made his rehab stint debut this past weekend for Double-A Frisco, throwing 32 pitches over two scoreless innings while striking out two batters. More importantly, there was no soreness the following day, which...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish pitches 2 innings in 1st game since elbow surgery

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Yu Darvish threw 18 of 32 pitches for strikes in a rehab start Sunday, the first game for the Texas Rangers ace since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago. Darvish worked two scoreless innings with two strikeouts and one walk for Double-A Frisco against Corpus Christi, an affiliate of the Houston Astros. The right-hander from Japan said he was happy with...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish ready to make first rehab start

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish has a simple goal in his first rehab start on Sunday after last year's Tommy John surgery."To get the first guy out," Darvish said through an interpreter Friday before the Rangers' scheduled game against the Los Angeles Angels. "It's going to be my first outing, so that's all I'm focusing on."The three-time All-Star,...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Yu Darvish ready to make first rehab start Sunday

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish has a simple goal in his first rehab start on Sunday after last year's Tommy John surgery. ''To get the first guy out,'' Darvish said through an interpreter Friday before the Rangers' scheduled game against the Los Angeles Angels. ''It's going to be my first outing, so that's all I'm focusing on.'' The three-time All...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Darvish set for 1st rehab start since elbow surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is scheduled to pitch Sunday in his first minor league rehab start since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago. The Rangers say Darvish will pitch for Double-A Frisco in its home game against Corpus Christi. Darvish will go two innings or about 30 pitches. Darvish wasn't talking to reporters on Wednesday, a day after throwing...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish offered $1,000 per Rangers minor leaguer if they could hit a home run off him

Yu Darvish is still rehabbing from Tommy John surgery but as he returns to the mound to begin throwing again, it’s good to see his confidence (or ego) hasn’t shrunk since his injury. “I can’t say I’m satisfied 100 percent at this point,” Darvish told the Dallas News. “I’m glad I got to finish the first BP and get it over with. I had fun throwing to the hitters...
Via The Comeback
20 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 bets on professional...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB investigates Yu Darvish for possible role in gambling ring

Just a day after a report emerged about widespread match-fixing in tennis, Major League Baseball now 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...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2016  |  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
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