Darvish started last week with light throws from 45 feet off flat ground three different days, the first time he had thrown since the surgery on March 17.
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With speculation swirling that the Rangers are pursuing Phillies ace Cole Hamels, what would Texas actually be willing to surrender in a trade?
The Japanese right-hander said Sunday that he didn’t experience as much pain others he talked to about the Tommy John procedure.
When Yu Darvish went down, the Rangers still had Derek Holland. Many within the organization remained quietly optimistic he could carry the load, too. This was supposed to be Holland’s year.
When Yu Darvish pitched one inning this spring before season-ending surgery, the Rangers were already off to an ominous start. “There is no way to spin that,” Jon Daniels said.
Darvish underwent season-ending ligament reconstruction (aka Tommy John) surgery on his right elbow Tuesday morning in Gulf Breeze. Florida.
Season-ending surgery has been the likely scenario all along — and the recommendation of two doctors — but the club sought out the opinion of renown specialist Dr. James Andrews.
GM Jon Daniels confirmed that Tommy John surgery was recommended for Yu’s elbow injury, but the team will seek a third opinion.
Who will fill out the five-man rotation with Yu Darvish out? Rangers Pre/Postgame host Jared Sandler answers your Rangers questions.
The experience was all too familiar to Rangers utility man Ed Lucas, a sinking feeling in the deepest pit of his stomach as the news filtered through the clubhouse.
The Rangers plan to make an announcement on Wednesday regarding their plans for injured pitcher Yu Darvish.