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Texas Rangers hire Jeff Banister as manager

The Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels made it a point to get a new manager before October was over, and the Rangers made that happen today. Jeff Banister is now the new replacement for Ron Washington as the Rangers manager. Banister has been around baseball for quite some time and is thought of highly in the baseball world. His resume includes 29 seasons within the Pittsburgh Pirates...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish, Prince Fielder

The Texas Rangers entered the final four games of the 2014 season on Thursday with a dismal record of 65-93, last in the American League West. Injuries have been a major contributor to the poor season, as only four players have appeared in over 130 games and no starting pitcher has reached 30 starts. There is some positive news on the injury front on Yu Darvish and Prince Fielder...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 26, 2014  |  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...
Via Holdout Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Darvish not keen on pitching in All-Star Game

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The July 15 All-Star Game American League roster may have Yu Darvish's name on it but that doesn't mean he'll be playing in the game.      If the Texas rotation holds form, Darvish would be slated to pitch July 13 against the Los Angeles Angels.      He has no desire to pitch an inning in Minnesota two days later. "I think I'm going...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish’s seven different pitch grips (PHOTO)

Rangers ace Yu Darvish’s secrets were revealed Sunday night during the Angels.  ESPN released a do-it-yourself type photo of Darvish’s grips that he uses on his SEVEN DIFFERENT PITCHES.  Most starting pitchers have three, maybe four.  Darvish has three plus four. It’s like the cliff’s notes version of how to become a Major League pitcher.   Now just grow to be six-foot...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 22, 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yu Darvish throws super slow curve for strikeout

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is on the hill for the team’s game Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Globe Life Park. As usual, Darvish’s fastball has frequently hit 95 mph on the radar gun in this game, and he’s even dropping some offspeed pitches all the way down to 63 mph. Yes, a 30+ mph difference in velocity. The Blue Jays’ Adam Lind was grinding out a nice...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harold Reynolds goes bonkers over controversial call

On Friday night, Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers was one out away from a no-hitter. David Ortiz broke up Darvish’s bid at history with a single through the shift, and Darvish came oh so close once again. But earlier in the game, Darvish had set down the first 20 hitters in a row and forced Ortiz to pop up for what looked like the final out of the seventh inning. However, the ball...
Via Awful Announcing
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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