Fielder, Darvish feeling good and ready for Rangers return

DALLAS (AP) The Texas Rangers are getting back a slugger and an ace. Prince Fielder and Yu Darvish both say they feel good after injury-shortened seasons. ''I'll play a pickup game right now. I'm ready to go,'' Fielder said Friday night before the team's awards dinner. ''I'm good, I'm 100 percent, whatever it was before is back.'' Fielder played only 42 games in his first season...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Positive reports coming on mending Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- While there were plenty of new faces at the Texas Rangers winter camp Wednesday there was also something more important there -- healthy bodies. A roster that lost more than 2,000 games to the disabled list last year has had a full offseason to mend and the early reports are good. Infielder Jurickson Profar, who is rehabbing from a torn shoulder muscle, threw...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: The Decline of Yovani Gallardo

On Monday, while the world was reacting to the news of Max Scherzer‘s signing, the Texas Rangers made a nifty little trade, acquiring Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers for three so-so prospects that they probably won’t miss too much. Gallardo immediately slides in behind Yu Darvish and Derek Holland as the team’s #3 starter, […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #125: Danny Salazar | SP | CLE

In 2013 Danny Salazar was one of baseball’s most exciting pitchers. A 30.8 K%, 7.1 BB%, and 2.72 SIERA in 10 starts were on par with what Yu Darvish was doing that season (32.9 K%, 9.5 BB%, 2.76 SIERA), though obviously Darvish did it over a much larger span. Those major league numbers were mirror images of what Salazar had done in the minors prior to his call-up to Cleveland...
Via Baseball Professor
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish to start throwing in early December

Like many on his team, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish had his 2014 season cut short due to injury. Darvish, though did manage to play most of the season before inflammation in his right elbow forced him to call it quits on August 10. Now, though, Darvish has recovered, and he will begin his offseason throwing program soon after Thanksgiving. Darvish cleared to throw http://t.co/QnL94NPflP—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Darvish cleared for offseason throwing program

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program. Darvish, who missed the last seven weeks of the season because of inflammation in his right elbow, had an MRI and was examined Tuesday by team physician Dr. Keith Meister. Texas said Darvish already is in his normal offseason training program and expects to start throwing in early...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MRI comes back clean for Rangers' Darvish

The Texas Rangers got expected but good news on right-hander Yu Darvish Tuesday as the 
MRI on his right elbow came back clean. The right-hander is now free to begin his regular offseason workouts after getting the clean bill of health from Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. One change in Darvish's offseason plans is that he'll spend the next several weeks working out in Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 25, 2014  |  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...
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October 16, 2014  |  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...
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October 16, 2014  |  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...
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September 07, 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," Texas general manager Jon Daniels...
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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

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 pitch again...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 25, 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...
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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't know what is going to happen...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 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...
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August 18, 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 miss at least two...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish Placed on Disabled List With Elbow Inflammation

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the Texas Rangers, they just did on Wednesday, as it was announced that their starting pitcher Yu Darvish would be placed on the 15 day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with right elbow inflammation. Yu Darvish placed on disabled list with right elbow inflammation, as Rangers’ historic […]
Via Baseball Essential
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers make moves for Darvish's replacement

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have optioned right-hander Nate Adcock to Triple-A Round Rock, making room on the roster for the expected return of Robbie Ross. Texas made the moves Thursday, when it recalled left-hander Ross from Round Rock to start that night in place of ailing Yu Darvish. Darvish was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with right elbow inflammation...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yu Are So DLaful To Me

Yu Darvish hit the DL with elbow inflammation.  In Grey's 2nd half rankings, he said, "BAM!  What?  (Darvish) should be in the top 20 with the rest of the big-name pitchers, but I’m worried about an injury, so I ranked him much lower and that gets a BAM!"  And that's me quoting Grey!  Dayum, son, Grey called that one.  Sure, he called it so long ago that no one even remembers...
Via Razzball
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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