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.
The players for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game have been selected, and two Rangers are on the AL roster this year. Check out the full list of all-stars for both the AL and the NL.
The star pitcher allowed just four hits over eight sharp innings and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota 5-0 on Saturday.
Darvish gave up a career-high tying seven runs in 5-plus innings — his shortest outing in nearly two months — and the A’s beat the Rangers 10-6.
When you consider the epic disaster the 2014 season has been, the Rangers need to start planning for the future. And there’s no more critical building block for the future of this franchise than Yu Darvish.
Yu Darvish gave the injury-riddled Texas Rangers a nice send-off on an important road trip that includes all three teams above them in the AL West standings.
Darvish struck out 10 in his six-hitter, Shin-Soo Choo broke a long hitless streak with a three-run double, and the Rangers beat the visiting Marlins 6-0 Wednesday night.
Yu Darvish pitched his first complete game, Shin-Soo Choo broke a hitless streak with a three-run double, and the Rangers beat the Marlins by a score of 6-0 on Wednesday night.
The biggest issue for the Rangers has been the number of players, specifically pitchers, that have been sent to the DL or even written off for the entire season.
Yu Darvish showed up to the ballpark on Wednesday with his stiff neck feeling much better, and the Texas Rangers were able to breathe a sigh of relief knowing their Japanese ace won’t have to join a long list of teammates on the disabled list.
On a day when everything went wrong in the DFW sports world, the Rangers received some relatively good news about their ace Yu Darvish.