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Raul Ibanez homered off Yu Darvish and the Los Angeles Angels topped the Texas Rangers 7-4 Tuesday.
Yu Darvish struck out four in two innings of the spring opener for Texas, and Prince Fielder hit a towering solo homer as the Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 11-7 on Thursday.
When Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto Rico.
Yu Darvish will be the opening day starter for the Rangers when the teams opens at the ballpark on Monday March 31st against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Yu Darvish says he felt a little awkward facing hitters in a game-like situation for the first time this spring.
The Rangers ace was even in a joking mood Tuesday at spring training. Darvish wisecracked that the New York Yankees might have paid too much for fellow Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka
Yu Darvish got right down to business when Rangers pitchers and catchers reported to spring training on Sunday. Darvish is set to start on opening day on March 31.
The pitcher says his top priority is preparing for the season and that traveling roundtrip from Japan would be too difficult at this point in training. He thanked fans for their understanding.
Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish is on track to participate in his off-season throwing program after an MRI revealed improvement in the pitcher’s nerve irritation in his lower back.
After leading the major leagues with 21 wins, Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers easily topped Yu Darvish for the AL Cy Young Award announced on Wednesday.
Texas starter Yu Darvish may not win the AL Cy Young, but the Rangers’ ace is already among elite company in club history.