Yu Darvish RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rehab going better than English for Rangers' Darvish

    Fox Sports Southwest "The right elbow surgery that's costing Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish the entire 2015 season has had another impact on him. His English has regressed. "Problem for me is when the team is on the road I'm not with my teammates so I'm not really speaking English which is getting worse,"..." May 03

  • Rangers' Yu Darvish undergoes elbow surgery; will miss 2015 season

    Fox Sports Southwest "Texas right-hander Yu Darvish had no complications Tuesday after undergoing ligament reconstruction surgery in Florida. The Texas ace, who will miss the 2015 season, had the surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews at his facility in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Darvish will have a follow up exam..." March 18

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    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Yu Darvish undergoes ligament transplant surgery by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, FL. Dr. Andrews reports surgery went as expected.

  • Yu Darvish to have surgery Tuesday and will miss season

    Dallas Morning News "Dr. James Andrews will do Tommy John surgery on Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish on March 17. Darvish has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. New York-based orthopedist Dr. David Altchek seconded the opinion of Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister in a..." March 14

  • Yu Darvish expected to have Tommy John surgery early next week

    Dallas Morning News "New York-based orthopedist Dr. David Altchek seconded the opinion of Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister in a consultation with Yu Darvish Tuesday: The right-hander should undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Darvish is expected to have the surgery early next week, though no..." March 12

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    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Daniels: "Likely headed down path to surgery." Andrews will also review. Final decision late this week

  • Rangers to make decision on Darvish Wednesday

    The Score "The Texas Rangers will have a better understanding of Yu Darvish's status this season within the next few days. An MRI on the right-hander's pitching elbow on Saturday revealed a partial tear in the UCL. Darvish plans to fly to New York Monday to undergo a second opinion before making a..." March 10

  • Yu Darvish injury a devastating blow to star-crossed Rangers

    CBSSports.com "Baseball's elbow epidemic got a bit worse with the news out here that Yu Darvish, one of the sport's best pitchers, very likely needs Tommy John surgery. The operation has been recommended by noted Rangers surgeon Keith Meister, though Darvish is headed for a second opinion, just in case there may..." March 08

  • Rangers' Darvish to undergo MRI, will receive results Saturday

    The Score "The Texas Rangers are hoping they don't lose their ace for a significant period of time. Yu Darvish will undergo an MRI on Friday, just one day after being removed from his first spring start due to right triceps tightness, reports MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. Darvish reported feeling much..." March 07

  • Yu Darvish, when asked if he quit on the Rangers last season: “That is bull [expletive].”

    Hardball Talk "Rangers starter Yu Darvish suffered a right elbow injury in August last season. He was expected back by the end of the month, but as the Rangers, who finished 67-95, weren’t headed anywhere, Darvish took it slow and eventually was shut down for the remainder of the season. Darvish’s toughness..." March 02

  • Rangers ace Darvish looks and sounds good

    ESPN Dallas "Yu Darvish dazzled his teammates with a scoreless inning in a Texas Rangers intrasquad game Sunday, then unveiled the latest addition to his repertoire: A much improved command of the English language. Darvish, who has spoken almost exclusively through an interpreter for public consumption..." March 01

  • MRI comes back clean for Rangers' Darvish

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Texas Rangers got expected but good news on right-hander Yu Darvish Tuesday as the MRI on his right elbow came back clean. The right-hander is now free to begin his regular offseason workouts after getting the clean bill of health from Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. One change in..." November 26

  • Rangers change MRI date on Yu Darvish, change plans for Alexi Ogando

    Dallas Morning News "Right-hander Yu Darvish pushed back an MRI on his right elbow to next week. The Rangers still expect a normal result, which will allow Darvish to begin off-season work. He missed the final seven weeks this season because of elbow soreness. Right-hander Alexi Ogando, who did not pitch after the..." November 21

  • Yu Darvish to be examined Thursday; club leaning towards ‘not taking any chances’

    Dallas Morning News "While acknowledging that ace right-hander Yu Darvish has seen significant improvement in the symptoms related to his elbow inflammation, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels on Wednesday gave every indication that the pitcher’s season is over. Daniels said Darvish would be examined by team..." September 03

  • Rangers GM: ‘Don’t know that’ injury will allow Yu Darvish to pitch again this season

    Dallas Morning News "Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels in a radio interview with KRLD-FM/105.3 “The Fan” on Monday indicated that it is unlikely Yu Darvish will pitch again for the club this season. Answering a question seeking to clarify Darvish’s status following his placement on the DL on August 13 with..." August 26

  • Ron Washington: ‘I’m backing off’ idea of Yu Darvish returning on August 25

    Dallas Morning News "Apparently, RHP Yu Darvish won’t miss just the minimum two weeks required by his recent placement on the DL with elbow inflammation. Darvish, who did not travel with the club to Miami, has not thrown in the week since he complained of the elbow soreness and manager Ron Washington on Tuesday..." August 20

  • Darvish: mild inflammation in elbow

    MLB.com "Pitcher Yu Darvish has mild inflammation in right elbow. The Rangers don’t think it is a long-term concern. He will resume throwing with the discomfort subsides. He said he could pitch if he had to but does not want to risk his future." August 14

  • Would Yu Darvish's suggestion for Rangers to move to six-man rotation have prevented trip to D.L?

    Dallas Morning News "At the All-Star Game, Yu Darvish delivered a dissertation on preventing the epidemic of arm injuries around the majors. He lobbied for a six-man rotation, just like he was used to in Japan. “I think that’s the way to go,” he said during a session with only Japanese media when the subject..." August 14

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers have placed RHP Yu Darvish on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.

  • Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

    Hardball Talk "Quality, quality quote from Yu Darvish after last night’s win over the Yankees. A win which was only blemished by two Brett Gardner home runs. Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner. I just blame them for creating a great hitter.”" July 29

  • Yu Darvish Pushes for a Six-Man Rotation

    New York Times "Yu Darvish and Masahiro Tanaka, old friends and rivals from both the Pacific League in Japan and the American League, met in the tunnel underneath Yankee Stadium on Monday afternoon and chatted. The men have much in common. Both were highly successful in Japan, and both converted that into..." July 22

  • Rangers starter Yu Darvish hit by glancing blow in the head

    Dallas Morning News "Yes, the injury thing really is becoming surreal for the Texas Rangers. On Tuesday, RHP Yu Darvish was hit in the head by a line drive while throwing in the outfield. Darvish was doing some flat ground work when Leonys Martin hit a ball in batting practice that tipped off Derek Holland’s glove..." July 09

  • Magnificent Yu Darvish helps Rangers salvage series

    Dallas Morning News "For the finale of the longest road trip of their season, teetering on the edge of once again falling below .500, the Rangers on Sunday put together a lineup that included: A leadoff man with a broken face subbing for a guy with a sore ankle who had been scheduled to sub for the sore-ankled..." June 02

  • Yu Darvish is past stiff neck setback, ready for Sunday’s start

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The neck stiffness that forced Yu Darvish to miss his last start has subsided and he said he’s good to go for Sunday’s start against the Nationals. “There’s no problem at all,” said Darvish, who threw 20-25 pitches in a bullpen session Friday. “I felt as good as the bullpen session I had in..." May 31

  • Yu Darvish scheduled to start Sunday for Rangers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Yu Darvish said on Wednesday that he is on track to start Sunday for the Texas Rangers, a day after neck stiffness forced him to be scratched from a start against the Minnesota Twins. The right-hander went through a full workout at Target Field and threw off flat ground without any lingering..." May 29

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    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Yu Darvish has been scratched from tonight's start due to neck stiffness. Texas starter is TBA.

  • MLB awards hit to Ortiz in Darvish no-hit bid

    ESPN Dallas "Major League Baseball has changed David Ortiz's ball that originally was scored an error to a single in Yu Darvish's near no-hitter last Friday. The ball, which was hit in the air to right field and dropped between second baseman Rougned Odor and right fielder Alex Rios in the seventh inning,..." May 14

  • Yu Darvish comes off DL, becomes fastest to 500 K in MLB history

    CBSSports.com "A stiff neck sent Rangers ace Yu Darvish to the DL to start the season, but he was activated on Sunday and is making his first start of the year this afternoon. In the very first inning, he made some history by striking out reigning AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers: As that moment, Darvish..." April 07

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    Richard Durrett @espn_durrett

    #Rangers Yu Darvish will start Sunday in Tampa.

  • Yu Darvish feels 'strong' during 86-pitch bullpen session

    CBSSports.com "Rangers ace Yu Darvish began the season on the disabled list with a neck injury and Tuesday came through a bullpen session with what has to be considered pretty great news. Via a Rangers press release, here's the low down: Pitcher Yu Darvish continued his throwing program on Tuesdaywith an..." April 01

  • Rangers 'very encouraged' by Yu Darvish's bullpen session

    CBSSports.com "According to Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas, Rangers manager Ron Washington was "very encouraged" by Yu Darvish's bullpen session on Sunday. The team's ace is starting the season on the DL with a neck issue. "The report I got was that it was just as good as it was before he got hurt," said..." March 31

  • Yu Darvish throws off flat ground

    ESPN.com "Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish threw off flat ground up to 100 feet on Saturday at Globe Life Park in Arlington and also threw 30 pitches off flat ground. He's scheduled to throw on Sunday, but it's unclear exactly what that will entail. Darvish will officially go on the disabled list on Sunday...." March 30

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers get good news on Yu Darvish. No structural damage in neck. Will play catch Saturday before a plan going forward is devised.

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Yu Darvish scratched from Opening Day start. To see neck/back specialist Dr. Drew Dossett tomorrow. #Rangers

  • Yu Darvish unlikely to make Opening Day start due to neck injury

    Hardball Talk "Texas hasn’t officially changed its Opening Day plans yet, but T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that Yu Darvish is unlikely to make his Game 1 start because of a stiff neck. For now general manager Jon Daniels is saying the Rangers could simply push back Darvish’s start, basically moving him to..." March 25

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    Drew Davison @drewdavison

    Yu Darvish has been scratched from his minor league start because of neck stiffness. #Rangers say it's day to day at this point.

  • Darvish: Yankees gave Tanaka 'little bit too much'

    Fox Sports Southwest "The huge contract the New York Yankees gave Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka didn't go unnoticed by Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish. Darvish, who helped set the bar with his $56-million deal before the 2012 season, was surprised by Tanaka's seven year, $155-million deal. Tanaka may have..." February 18

  • Rangers Darvish dealt with offseason hip discomfort

    Fox Sports "Texas right-hander Yu Darvish, who had lower back problems of the 2013 season, is feeling good after changing his offseason workout routine because of hip discomfort. Darvish told members of the Japanese media that his hip discomfort came to an end in the middle of January when he was told by..." February 17

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    Jesse Spector @jessespector

    Rangers say Yu Darvish’s nerve inflammation in his back has subsided, and he should be fine for his offseason work. Good news.

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Yu Darvish had injection yesterday for nerve issue in lower back. Had bothered him since late August.

  • Rangers Yu Darvish dealing with normal wear and tear of season

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Yu Darvish confirmed Tuesday night that he is dealing with a physical issue although Darvish and the Texas Rangers don’t seem overly concerned about it. It’s been classified as more normal wear and tear of a 162-game season. “Well it’s no more than what’s already out there” manager Ron..." September 25

  • Darvish, Beltre lead Rangers to 3-2 win over Astros

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Adrian Beltre came through with a go-ahead homer in the sixth the bullpen picked up a subpar start by Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. The Rangers remain one-game back for the second wild card of the Cleveland Indians which had..." September 25

  • Yu Darvish and hard luck losses

    CBSSports.com "Perhaps lost in the shuffle of the fanfare for Monday night's Pirates win -- their 82nd meaning they'll finish with a winning record for the first time since the (first) Bush administration -- was that Rangers starter Yu Darvish dropped a 1-0 decision. It marked the third time this season that..." September 10

  • Debate swirling over Yu Darvish’s ace status

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Just as some baseball people don’t believe that a player can be clutch or that certain hitters possess a special talent for driving in runs Yu Darvish doesn’t believe in the concept of the ace pitcher. A team’s best starting pitcher has the same task as the weakest link of the rotation — to..." August 30

  • Darvish, Nathan combine for one-hitter in Rangers’ 2-1 victory over Astros

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Yu Darvish saw Marwin Gonzalez spoil his perfect game bid after retiring the first 26 batters on April 2. He didn’t get that close to perfection again against the Astros on Monday afternoon but was five outs away from throwing the Rangers’ sixth no-hitter in club history. This time though it..." August 12

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Yu Darvish has had 4 games of 14+ K's this year. That's more than Verlander Smoltz Halladay Santana Maddux or Spahn had in whole careers

  • Yu Darvish returns to send Rangers past Yankees

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "On any other night, the performance turned in by Yu Darvish as he returned from the disabled list would rate as the biggest development for the Texas Rangers. Instead, Matt Garza was casting a shadow over the pitching mound at Rangers Ballpark on Monday, and he was 900 miles away in Phoenix..." July 23

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    MLB announces Matt Moore has replaced Yu Darvish on the AL All-Star team.

  • Rangers put Yu Darvish on DL with fatigue of his trapezius muscle

    Dallas Morning News "Texas Rangers RHP Yu Darvish will be placed on the disabled list Thursday, retroactive to Sunday, with fatigue of the trapezius muscle in his upper back. The Rangers anticipate Darvish will be ready to be activated the first day he is eligible, which is July 22. It means he will essentially only..." July 11

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    Texas RHP Yu Darvish to go on DL with strained right shoulder and miss Thursday's start with #Orioles.

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