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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
10 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
16 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
17 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
17 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 has sprain of UCL in elbow. TJ is a possibility. To have more consultation — Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) March 7, 2015   Darvish left his start on Thursday with tightness in his triceps. The 28-year old Japanese star was shut down last August...
Via The Outside Corner
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish on notion he quit on Rangers: ‘That’s BS‘

Yu Darvish is working on his English, in part so he can convey his feelings as accurately as possible. He already has the curse words down. Darvish on Sunday gave his first press conference in English since joining the Rangers in 2012, and his top priority was to emphasize that he did not quit on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 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

Yu Darvish strikes out Adam LaRoche with 59 mph curveball

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has an arsenal of nasty pitches, which should probably make what he did Sunday illegal. Darvish turned in one of his best outings of the season, as he struck out 12 Washington Nationals over eight scoreless innings in helping the Rangers to a 2-0 win. Darvish’s 12 strikeouts matched a season high, and he lowered his ERA to 2.08 in the process. Of...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers scratch Darvish from start

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish, who was slated to start Tuesday's game against Minnesota, was scratched from the start because of a stiff neck. Darvish opened the season on the disabled list because of a stiff neck and said that the symptoms he's experiencing are similar to that. Darvish woke up with a stiff neck and received treatment and while it felt better, he still wasn't cleared...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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