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.
Fears of serious injury to Rangers starters Yu Darvish and Leonys Martin were eased in the clubhouse following Saturday night’s 3-2 loss to the White Sox.
Coming off a 15-strikeout performance in his last start, Texas ace Yu Darvish looked sharp through the first four innings Sunday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners.
Darvish was nearly perfect against the Astros once again, taking a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and striking out a career-high 15 to lead the Texas Rangers over Houston 2-1 Monday for their eighth straight win.
Texas catcher A.J. Pierzynski has been ejected from Monday’s game against Houston for arguing a call during Yu Darvish’s bid for a perfect game.