Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish said he knows how to handle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez. He was kidding. The two No. 1 starters will be facing each other on Wednesday night when the Rangers host the Mariners in the third of their four-game series.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish cut his right thumb on April 11 while throwing a curve ball against the Houston Astros. He didn't let that hamper his performance, as he dominated by allowing one hit and one walk with nine strikeouts over eight shutout innings. Even though this could be a more serious issue, Texas' ace doesn't foresee any setbacks with...
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Yu Darvish (P): Day-to-Day I’m just going to say this now. He had a cut on his finger and there doesn’t seem to be anything to worry about. He had thrown 101 pitches at the time he was removed from Friday’s game. This is not anything to worry about. Yu is back as we mentioned...
As Yu Darvish cruised through the first five innings Friday night against the Astros, it appeared the Rangers might be able to celebrate something special when the game ended. They did, but it wasn't the perfect game or no-hitter that looked to be materializing when Darvish retired the first 15 batters he faced. Instead, it was a hard-fought 1-0 victory in 12 innings at Globe Life Park.
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 [...]
Any club can use a No. 1 starter, but it seems imperative for the Rangers, with everything that has transpired with their pitching staff, and there is no doubt that Yu Darvish is the one who needs to be the dominating presence at the front of the rotation.