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He can pitch, but can he drive? Rangers' Yu Darvish got a driver's license, is prank victim of Derek Holland

Yu Darvish is a little more comfortable in the Rangers locker room, even being the victim of Derek Holland's pranks. We learned a little more about Darvish's personal life in Michael J. Mooney's story in ESPN The Magazine.Some of the highlights: Shortstop Elvis Andrus, joking about how good Darvish is: "It's actually boring when he pitches. You just stand there and don't do anything...
Via SportsDay
14 hours ago

Rangers next five: Interleague matchup vs. Pittsburgh, Darvish debut gets prime time national broadcast

NEXT 5 Date Opp Time TV Rangers starter Opp. Starter Fri. vs. Pit. 7:05 FSSW Cole Hamels (5-0) Jon Niese (4-2) Sat. vs. Pit. 6:15 Ch. 4 Yu Darvish (Season debut) Juan Nicasio (4-3) Sun. vs. Pit. 2:05 FSSW Martin Perez (2-4) Francisco Liriano (3-3) Mon. at...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Rangers have plan in place for Yu Darvish

ARLINGTON — The long rehabilitation process is in the rear-view mirror. The five-start stint against minor-league hitters is complete. It’s time for Yu Darvish to return to a big-league mound on Saturday —  exactly one year, two months and 11 days after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Rangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail already have shared the club’s...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Darvish remaining calm as return to Rangers nears

ARLINGTON -- Yu Darvish completed preparations for his return to the Texas Rangers' rotation with an uneventful bullpen session on Wednesday.Darvish will start on Saturday against Pittsburgh at Globe Life Park. It will be his first major-league start since Aug. 9, 2014. He underwent Tommy John surgery on May 17, 2015.Darvish insisted that despite the lengthy layoff, he is not experiencing...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Yu Darvish to start season on pitch count

Set to throw his first pitches in a major league game in almost two years, Yu Darvish will begin his foray back into the Texas Rangers’ rotation on a slight pitch count. The three-time All-Star will start Saturday against the Pirates in Texas but be on a pitch count of around 85 or 90 pitches, T.R. Sullivan of reports. Shelved since undergoing Tommy John surgery in March...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Yu Darvish Set for 2016 Debut

Texas Rangers ace, Yu Darvish will make his long awaited 2016 debut on Saturday when the Rangers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Darvish, will be making his first MLB start since undergoing Tommy John Surgery in March of 2015. Darvish has made five starts on a rehab assignment, trowing 20 innings, giving up just two runs while striking out 21 and dialing...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish in line Saturday for first Rangers start since surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Yu Darvish is in line to make his first start Saturday for the Texas Rangers in nearly 22 months, and since having Tommy John surgery.Darvish is expected to start for the Rangers in Saturday night's home game against Pittsburgh after five rehab outings this month.Manager Jeff Banister said Monday that Darvish will start the middle game of that interleague...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yu Darvish could make season debut next weekend

In the thick of a bitter race with the Seattle Mariners for supremacy in the AL West, the Texas Rangers are about to get a big boost to their pitching rotation. According to a report by Jon Morosi of FOX Sports on Saturday, the Rangers are planning for three-time MLB All-Star Yu Darvish to make his season debut next Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. #Rangers plan for Yu...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Yu Darvish looks strong in third rehab start

With the Texas Rangers only a game and a half back from the Seattle Mariners, the return of Yu Darvish is more urgent now than it has ever been. Well, your prayers have been answered Ranger fans. With Darvish’s 30-day rehab assignment set to conclude at the end of this month, the righty will only have roughly two or three more starts until he is back with the big club. Which, looking...
13 days ago  |  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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