WATCH: Yu Darvish's 'Bloody Belt' recalls 'Schilling's Sock'

One delivered a heroic performance on an injured ankle in a clutch playoff game to help his team defeat it’s biggest rival. The other cut his finger. The circumstances were different, but the images were similar for Curt Schilling and Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, who put his own twist on Schilling’s “Bloody Sock” Wednesday with the “Bloody Belt.” In the seventh...
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Rangers Darvish says cut thumb isn't issue

ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas ace Yu Darvish, who cut his right thumb during his last start, doesn't see it as an issue heading into his Wednesday night showdown against Felix Hernandez. "Even when I was throwing it didn't hurt me," said Darvish, who has a small cut on his thumb. "I've done this so many teams that probably the nerve isn't working anymore...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Fantasy Baseball DFS Fanduel Lineup Picks for 4/11

DISCLAIMER: Please check the starting lineups before selecting the recommended players. These picks were made before official lineups were posted.   SP: Yu Darvish vs. HOU ($9800) I’m not going to try to get cute here. Darvish is the most expensive player on FanDuel, but it’s more than warranted. He has a fair chance to [...]
Via RotoBaller
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers look for 12th consecutive victory over Astros

Though Texas won't have its star slugger this weekend, Yu Darvish gives the Rangers a good shot to continue their dominance of the Houston Astros. Ex-Ranger Scott Feldman, however, has pitched well enough for the Astros to have a legitimate chance at ending those struggles in his return to Arlington. Minus the injured Adrian Beltre, Darvish and the Rangers look for a 12th consecutive...
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Yu Darvish Becomes Fastest Starter to 500 Strikeouts

Even after missing three weeks, Yu Darvish came back doing what he does best: throw strikes. Fresh of the disabled list from neck discomfort, the lanky right-hander allowed seven hits over seven scoreless innings Sunday to help his Texas Rangers avoid a three-game sweep with a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. He struck out six and walked one, leaving the Rays hitless in 10 at-bats...
Via Babes Love Baseball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Darvish fastest to 500 strikeouts

Yu Darvish returned to the Texas Rangers starting rotation on Sunday, taking home his first win of the season and breaking a MLB record in Tampa Bay. With Darvish's second strikeout of the game on Sunday, he became the fastest pitcher in Major League history to reach 500 strikeouts as a starter. Darvish set the mark in just 401 2/3 innings, breaking the previous record held by...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Pitcher Yu Darvish Sets MLB Record in First Start of the Season

Keeping pitchers healthy has been an issue for the Texas Rangers. The number of injuries they've dealt with over the last few years is crazy; almost enough to make you wonder how they've managed to be as competitive as they have been. So it came as no surprise when ace pitcher Yu Darvish had to open the season on the DL.It really shouldn't come as much of a surprise...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish Becomes Fastest Pitcher To Reach 500 Ks In MLB History

Texas Rangers’ phenom Yu Darvish was activated from the disabled list on Sunday, and he did not waste any time before making history. In his first start of the season against the Tampa Bay Rays, Darvish became the fastest pitcher ever to reach 500 strikeouts. He accomplished the feat in just 401 2/3 innings. The 27-year-old right-hander struck out 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish not worried before debut

Yu Darvish said he has no concerns with his neck entering Sunday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Texas Rangers' right-hander spoke with the media following a light throwing session prior to Friday's contest at Tropicana Field, and said his strength and power "felt really well." Darvish had been slotted to be the team's Opening Day starter, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish to start Sunday for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yu Darvish will return to the Texas Rangers rotation for Sunday's series finale at Tampa Bay. Darvish, who is on the disabled list with a stiff neck, threw 86 pitches Tuesday in a bullpen session and came out of that outing feeling good enough for the Rangers to opt to put him back in the rotation. "Once his neck wasn't bothering him anymore we were...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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