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.
The Texas pitcher presented the check Wednesday to Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson and founder of the foundation, during her visit to Tokyo.
Rangers starter Yu Darvish was given an injection on Wednesday to help resolve a “nerve issue” that has troubled him since August, general manager Jon Daniels revealed on Thursday.
Darvish will take the mound for the 32nd time this season with the opportunity to send the Rangers to their fourth consecutive postseason.
He might be the Rangers fourth starter, but he’s pitching like the staff ace. Rookie LHP Martin Perez is looking for his seventh straight win as he takes on the Pirates Tuesday night in Arlington.
Pirates rookie starter Gerrit Cole shutout the Rangers for seven innings, erasing an impressive performance by Darvish, as Pittsburgh defeated Texas 1-0 in Arlington.
For the first time since July 27, AJ Pierznyski will not be behind the plate when Yu Darvish takes the mound against the Pirates on Monday.
The Twins broke up Yu Darvish’s latest no-hit bid in a big way with a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning and Justin Morneau followed with a home run that sent the Twins over the Texas Rangers 3-2.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels joined 105.3 The Fan’s Ben & Skin show Thursday. They discussed Yu’s killer instincts, Elvis’ bounce-back after a slow start and the future of power hitters.
These are the rules that define the play of your 2013 Texas Rangers. One thing’s for certain – this isn’t your dad’s Ranger team.