YU DARVISH NEWS

Mike Maddux says talks with Rangers are positive

Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux's contract ends Friday and his status beyond that is uncertain. Maddux has termed his conversations with new manager Jeff Banister as positive and is hopeful for a return. "Jeff and I have had positive talks," Maddux said briefly. The Rangers need Maddux because of the issues with the pitching staff. You have to ignore the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers to name Jeff Banister manager

The Texas Rangers have hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister to be their new manager. Sources: #Rangers to hire #Pirates’ Banister as manager. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 16, 2014 The Rangers have not made an announcement but a news conference is expected Thursday. Banister replaces Tim Bogar, who served as interim manager for the final 22 games of...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kenta Maeda Prefers To Sign With Red Sox Or Yankees When Posted

Kenta Maeda apparently wouldn’t mind joining baseball’s biggest rivalry. Maeda could become the next Japanese pitcher to sign a lucrative contract with a Major League Baseball team. And according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, Maeda has told some Japanese media he prefers to sign with the Boston Red Sox or New York Yankees whenever he’s posted by his Japanese club. Maeda...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish aiming to start throwing in November

The Texas Rangers concluded a dismal 2014 season with a 4-0 loss to the Oakland A's on Sunday. At 67-95, the Rangers finished last in the American League West. Injuries plagued the Rangers all season, as only five position players appeared in over 120 games and no starter made 30 starts. One key loss was that of Yu Darvish, who made only 22 starts. He is looking to start throwing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 29, 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

The Sox Need Kenta Maeda

Mike DavisContributing WriterThe Boston Red Sox need to make every effort to sign Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda.  In recent years, there have been many successful pitchers that have come from Japan, like Yu Darvish.  The Sox really need a number one or two starter.  Their rotation has been horrible since the Jon Lester trade, but if we can get Maeda this would help solve one of...
Via RedSoxLife
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish officially shut down for season

The Texas Rangers have suffered through a 53-89 record this season, last in the American League West. Injuries have haunted the Rangers all season, and the team currently has 14 players on the disabled list. The news gets worse on the injury front, as pitcher Yu Darvish was official shut down for the rest of the season to an elbow injury.#453408298 / gettyimages.comI reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington’s Argument With GM Lead To Resignation

The latest news surrounding former Rangers manager Ron Washington. As we reported yesterday, Ron Washington resigned from his role as the manager for the Texas Rangers after taking them to two World Series. Recent reports have said that the reasoning behind Washington’s resignation are related to an argument he had with the Rangers’ general manager dealing with All-Star pitcher...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers say Darvish won't pitch again this year

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Yu Darvish's season is over. Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Saturday the 28-year-old left-hander won't pitch again this year. The three-time All-Star has not appeared in a game since Aug. 9 due to elbow inflammation. Texas began Saturday a major league-worst 53-88 and sees little reason to rush back the pitcher. ''That would...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Yu Darvish done for the season

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish, who hasn't pitched for the Texas Rangers since Aug. 9, won't pitch again in 2014 as the club has opted to shut him down because of right elbow inflammation. "I think the reality where we're at in the season, it's my feeling, the organization's feeling that there's not much to be gained at this point taking any chances,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish may not pitch this season

The Texas Rangers entered a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night with a dismal 53-86 record, last in the American League West. Injuries have haunted the Rangers all season, and the team currently has 14 players on the disabled list. The news gets worse on the injury front, as pitcher Yu Darvish is unlikely to pitch again this season due to an elbow injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish to be examined Thursday; club leaning towards ‘not taking any chances’

While acknowledging that ace right-hander Yu Darvish has seen significant improvement in the symptoms related to his elbow inflammation, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels on Wednesday gave every indication that the pitcher’s season is over. Daniels said Darvish would be examined by team medical director Dr. Keith Meister in Arlington Thursday afternoon and then the next...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish unlikely to pitch again this season

In a radio interview with KRLD-FM/105.3, a Texas radio station, Rangers GM Jon Daniels addressed questions on the Rangers Ace Yu Darvish, reports Evan Grant. Grant reports that the club will be "extremely cautious" about letting Darvish take the mound again this year.By the calendar and how close to the end of the season we are, I don’t know that it will allow him to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers GM: ‘Don’t know that’ injury will allow Yu Darvish to pitch again this season

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels in a radio interview with KRLD-FM/105.3 “The Fan” on Monday indicated that it is unlikely Yu Darvish will pitch again for the club this season. Answering a question seeking to clarify Darvish’s status following his placement on the DL on August 13 with right elbow inflammation, Daniels said the club was going to be extremely cautious...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish to stay on DL

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will remain on the disabled list after he's eligible to return next week. Darvish, who can return Aug. 25, has missed two starts because of inflammation in his right elbow. Manager Ron Washington said there is no timetable for when Darvish will begin a throwing program and he will need to undergo another MRI before that occurs. On Saturday, Darvish...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish still has no timetable for return

While Derek Holland recently was scratched from his minor league rehab start, Texas Rangers ace pitcher Yu Darvish still has no timetable for his throwing program.Rangers Yu Darvish will not travel with the club when they begin a road trip to Seattle. Still no timetable to start throwing program.— Anthony Andro (@aandro) August 23, 2014While there is some hope that he could...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Not so fast: Darvish's return uncertain

When Rangers SP Yu Darvish was placed on the DL last week, the team sounded pretty sure that he'd come back on August 25, when eligible. Now, they're not nearly as sure when their ace will return. Manager Ron Washington said Tuesday that he's "not really thinking about the 25th" for Darvish, who hasn't thrown since August 9. Washington added: "I don...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Washington: ‘I’m backing off’ idea of Yu Darvish returning on August 25

Apparently, RHP Yu Darvish won’t miss just the minimum two weeks required by his recent placement on the DL with elbow inflammation. Darvish, who did not travel with the club to Miami, has not thrown in the week since he complained of the elbow soreness and manager Ron Washington on Tuesday said he was “backing off” his announced intent for the pitcher to be activated next week.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers stars Beltre, Darvish, clear waivers, can be traded

Beltre and Darvish are unlikely to move Credit: AP/LM Otero The Texas Rangers are the worst team in baseball and their tragic number (that being their losses combined with wins by playoff-spot-holding teams) is a mere 14.  That means by the end of the week, they might be mathematically eliminated.  The Rangers were curiously quite at the trade deadline, with talented trade pieces...
Via Reading Between The Seams
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Washington expects Yu Darvish back in the Rangers’ rotation on August 25

Rangers manager Ron Washington expects starter Yu Darvish to rejoin the Rangers’ rotation when he’s first eligible on August 25, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. Darvish went on the disabled list on Thursday retroactive to August 11 with inflammation in his right elbow. There was some concern that Darvish could miss the rest of the season, but it seems that Washington...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No timetable for Yu Darvish return

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish has mild inflammation in his right elbow, an MRI revealed, and there is no timetable for his return despite his place on the 15-day disabled list. Rangers team doctor Keith Meister told Darvish his injury wasn't a long-term problem and once the symptoms subside he should return. As it stands now, Darvish (10-7, 3.06 ERA) will miss at least two starts...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish gets encouraging MRI result

The Texas Rangers fell again to the Tampa Bay Rays last night by the score of 6-3. The loss dropped the Rangers to 27 games below .500 at 47-74. Robbie Ross allowed six earned runs on eight hits, in just 4 1/3 innings to get the loss. The pitching staff has been torched to an ERA of 4.81 this season. On the injury front, there is some good news involving Yu Darvish, whose MRI...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No timetable for return for Rangers' Darvish

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers got good news on the MRI on the right elbow of ace Yu Darvish Thursday. That good news doesn't mean Darvish is returning anytime soon though. The MRI revealed mild right elbow inflammation. Darvish, who went on the disabled list Wednesday, will begin throwing again once Darvish no longer has discomfort in the arm. There are no guarantees that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers ace Darvish has mild elbow inflammation

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers ace Yu Darvish has mild right elbow inflammation that isn't a long-term concern, although there is no timetable for his return to the Texas rotation. After receiving results from an MRI, Darvish said Thursday through a translator there was ''no pain, just discomfort''. The Japanese star went on the disabled list Wednesday and will...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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