YU DARVISH NEWS

Darvish update: Rangers' ace reports 'nothing negative' with TJ recovery progress

The Texas Rangers are in the thick of the postseason race and have done so without the services of ace Yu Darvish.  Even with him undergoing Tommy John surgery prior to Opening Day, the Rangers have surpassed expectations thanks to the diligent work of manager Jeff Banister and his staff. Meanwhile, Darvish has been going through the tedious recovery and rehab work that goes along...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish feels good about program after Tommy John surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish says he has had no pain since he started throwing after Tommy John ligament replacement surgery during spring training. The native of Japan started his program last week, with light throws from 45 feet off flat ground three different days. He is set for 25 throws from 60 feet three times this week, and the number of sets will increase...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Rangers' Banister a viable AL Manager of the Year candidate?

The Texas Rangers enter play Tuesday 64-59, three and a half games behind the Houston Astros and in sole possession of the second AL Wild Card spot. That they're in a position to maybe make the postseason reflects very well on first-year manager Jeff Banister, something noted by CBS Sports' Matt Snyder in his latest roundup of AL Manager of the Year candidates. Remember, Banister...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers surging up American League ranks

The AL Wild Card race is a tight one going down the stretch as four teams are less than two games back of the second Wild Card position, currently held by the Texas Rangers. After, Saturday’s win against the Detroit Tigers and the LA Angels losing to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Rangers took possession of the second wild card position. Their gritty “Never Ever Quit” motto style...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Darvish throws for first time since Tommy John surgery

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish threw Monday for the first time since his Tommy John surgery in March. Darvish threw 25 pitches at 45 feet and plans to throw again Wednesday and Friday, according to The Associated Press. Barring any setbacks, the 29-year-old right-hander should be ready to return at or near the start of the 2016 season. He will co-anchor a rotation that also...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers acquire Mike Napoli from Red Sox

The Rangers have been one of the most beat up teams in recent memory. Top prospect Jurickson Profar, while major league ready a couple of years ago, has lost much of the last two seasons to injury. Prince Fielder lost most of last season to a neck injury. This season, they lost ace Yu Darvish to the dreaded Tommy John surgery. It’s been a rough going for fans of the team. But they...
Via The Outside Corner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Yovani Gallardo Pitches Way Into Trade Chip

Yovani Gallardo was supposed to slot into the Texas Rangers rotation as the number-three starter behind ace Yu Darvish and Derek Holland. Those plans quickly disintegrated after Darvish underwent Tommy John surgery and Holland pitched just one inning before suffering shoulder problems that will keep him out until at least August. Gallardo, once an ace […]
Via Fangraphs
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Draft Pitcher, Dillon Tate

Dillon Tate was the first pitcher taken in the 2015 draft Larry Goren/Four Seam Images/AP Images Its been a roller coaster year, thus far, for the Texas Rangers. Their pitching staff was hit by the injury bug early when it was announced that pitcher Yu Darvish would require Tommy John surgery and fellow pitcher Derek Holland was placed on the 60 day DL. Since then Texas experienced...
Via The Sports Journal
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy John Surgery Before and After

Whether it be during spring training or during the season, pitchers and sometimes position players have had to undergo the Tommy John Surgery. Yu Darvish was the most recent big name player to have undergone the Tommy John Surgery and he will be out 1 full season. While the average recovery time is 1 full... The post Tommy John Surgery Before and After appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Yu Darvish Become The Greatest Ever Japanese Import?

Major League Baseball has had some extremely talented imports from East Asia over the years. Masanori Murakami was the first to feature as part of an exchange in the mid-1960s and, since then (albeit with decades in between), there have been more and more players from Japan who have graced the diamonds of the USA. As the sport continues to grow and produce high-level athletes...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Darvish out of brace, feeling 'positive' after elbow surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Yu Darvish is out of a brace and says he is maintaining a positive mindset during his season-long recovery from elbow reconstruction surgery. The Japanese right-hander said Sunday that he didn't experience as much pain others he talked to about the Tommy John procedure. Still, he said through an interpreter that he wanted to take it slow. There is no timetable...
Via AP on Fox
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: The good and bad one month in

The Texas Rangers picked up where they left off in 2014 to start the season in 2015, which is not good at all. The team already has faced injuries, which plagued them last season. The team is 7-14, which is tied for the worst record in the AL with the Cleveland Indians. Yu Darvish had Tommy John Surgery before the season started, Derek Holland only pitched an inning, was taken out...
Via isportsweb.com
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Texas Rangers compete in the AL West?

Coming off a season which saw player after player sidelined, the Texas Rangers spent much of the offseason reassessing their identity.  GM Jon Daniels did a nice job of hiring a new manager quickly, essentially giving Jeff Banister an entire offseason to get acclimated with his inherited staff and players.  Banister’s analytical approach will still take some getting used to...
Via isportsweb.com
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Five bold predictions for 2015

The Texas Rangers have flown under the radar this spring.  Their horrendous 2014 season in which they sent a record breaking number of players to the DL has caused many people to forget about them.  The club had a relatively quiet offseason, the only big move being the signing of pitcher Yovani Gallardo.  Even that was overshadowed by bigger name deals like the ones in Chicago...
Via isportsweb.com
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

'Tough deal' for Rangers losing Darvish even before season

When Yu Darvish pitched only one inning this spring before season-ending elbow surgery, the Texas Rangers were already off to an ominous start. The Rangers lost their ace even before what they are still hoping will be a comeback season. ''There is no way to spin that, other than it's a tough deal for us. He's one of the best pitchers in the game,'' general manager Jon Daniels said...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

'Tough deal' for Rangers losing Darvish even before season

When Yu Darvish pitched only one inning this spring before season-ending elbow surgery, the Texas Rangers were already off to an ominous start. The Rangers lost their ace even before what they are still hoping will be a comeback season. ''There is no way to spin that, other than it's a tough deal for us. He's one of the best pitchers in the game,'' general manager Jon Daniels said...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers trade rumors: Cole Hamels edition

The Texas Rangers are reportedly in trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins in hopes to acquire pitching help.  Nothing has been disclosed in who the Rangers are targeting from the Marlins, however there is no secret that their discussions with the Phillies heavily involve Cole Hamels.  Hamels has seemingly been on the market for years now, but the asking...
Via isportsweb.com
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: can they survive injury woes?

Neftali Feliz The Texas Rangers lost Yu Darvish for the season to Tommy John surgery. Yu Darvish is yet to make an Opening Day start, and the Rangers will have their seventh different Opening Day Starter in as many years. The timetable for his return is 12-18 months, but some pitchers take as long as 24 months to get back to 100% and pitch like they once did. He is the third Rangers’...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The most devastating injuries of spring training

Spring Training injuries are just the worst, right? The games don’t even count and yet every year a few teams have the entire course of their season derailed because a key player suffered a major injury. Sadly, this season is no different as we’ve already seen several major injuries impact the season, and we aren’t even halfway through Spring Training yet. Let’s take a...
Via The Outside Corner
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

With Yu Darvish officially out for the season, Not all Hope is Lost

Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Elvis Andrus #1 for scoring the go ahead run in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 12, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Rick Yeat/Getty Images)   With Yu Darvish officially out for the season, not all hope is lost. The Texas Rangers will still have a lot to show this upcoming season...
Via The Sports Journal
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish to have Tommy John surgery, miss season

The Texas Rangers were dealt a serious blow on Friday as it was announced that starting pitcher Yu Darvish would undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the 2015 season. Darvish and the team sought several opinions before deciding the 28-year-old should have surgery, but with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, this was always going to be the outcome....
Via Rumors and Rants
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish To Have Tommy John Surgery

The 2015 MLB season has not even started but it's already off to an awful start for the Texas Rangers. They have learned that their ace Yu Darvish will have to undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire season.  Texas acquired long time Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo this offseason, who will now be the Ace of their staff that features Derek Holland, Ross Detwiler...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

The Texas Rangers ace, Yu Darvish, has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery. The Rangers said Friday that Dr. James Andrews will operate on Tuesday in Florida. The 28-year-old ace made his decision after Dr. Andrews reviewed his right elbow. Undergoing Tommy John surgery will sideline Darvish until early next season. An MRI on Darvish’... The post Yu Darvish to Undergo Tommy John...
Via The Garbage Time
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Yu Davish to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

The Texas Rangers ace, Yu Darvish, has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery. The Rangers said Friday that Dr. James Andrews will operate on Tuesday in Florida. The 28-year-old ace made his decision after Dr. Andrews reviewed his right elbow. Undergoing Tommy John surgery will sideline Darvish until early next season. An MRI on Darvish’... The post Yu Davish to Undergo Tommy John...
Via The Garbage Time
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Darvish to have season-ending surgery Tuesday

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will have season-ending, elbow ligament- replacement surgery next week. Texas said Friday that Dr. James Andrews will operate on Tuesday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The 28-year-old right-hander made his decision after Andrews reviewed images of his right elbow. Two other doctors recommended Tommy John surgery, which likely will sideline...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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