Rangers ace Yu Darvish faced hitters for the first time since last August at spring training, throwing 30 pitches against his teammates during batting practice on Wednesday.
Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program.
Ace pitcher Yu Darvish and first baseman Prince Fielder were among the players reinstated Monday, giving the Rangers a full 40-man roster
When Derek Holland took the mound Tuesday night, he became the 60th player that the Texas Rangers have used this year, breaking a tie for the most in a single season in major league history.
Jon Daniels stopped short of ruling Yu Darvish out for the season, but the Rangers General Manager did say the team’s ace wouldn’t return until “everything is clear”.
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.