Robbie Ross took another shot as a starter for the Texas Rangers with ace Yu Darvish sidelined by elbow inflammation. It didn’t go well.
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.
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 placed its ace from Japan on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday night, a day before his scheduled start against Tampa Bay. He will have an MRI on Thursday.
Yu Darvish couldn’t command his pitches, and that was a recipe for disaster. He lasted only 4 innings on Saturday night.
Yu Darvish struck out eight batters in seven innings and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the Yankees on Monday night.
Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off Darvish, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game stopped in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.
With Yu Darvish on the mound, the Rangers are looking to avoid their longest skid in 11 seasons in Friday night’s series opener in Toronto.
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The slumping Rangers have hit the bottom. In all of baseball. Texas has the worst winning percentage in the big leagues after losing three straight games to the Astros.
Yu Darvish was struck in the head by a ball during a throwing session in the outfield while the Texas Rangers took batting practice Tuesday.
The Texas Rangers are currently fighting off the Houston Astros for last place in the AL West. But believe it or not, a number of things have gone WELL for the Rangers in 2014.