His inning was innocuous. Four batters. Three outs. Twelve pitches. The velocity was down from the norm, but it often is for pitchers their first few times on the mound in Spring Training games.
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is contemplating ligament reconstruct surgery after an MRI revealed that the Rangers pitcher has a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.
Rangers ace Yu Darvish was headed for an MRI exam Friday after leaving his spring training debut the previous day after one inning with tightness in his right triceps.
Yu Darvish’s premature exit from his 2015 Spring Training debut appears nothing more than a precautionary move.
After making his last start on Aug. 9 Darvish was accused in some circles of quitting on the Rangers, an allegation he shut down with a choice English curse word.
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.