Yu Darvish RUMORS & NEWS

  • AL West hinges on Yu Darvish return and Rangers swallowing pride on Prince Fielder

    CBS Sports "The Texas Rangers are hitting their stride. They've won five of their past six games, allowing just 16 runs in that stretch ... with nine of those 16 coming Wednesday night, in a game they won handily anyway. Though they still trail the Mariners by a game and a half in the AL West, the Rangers own..." May 27

  • Yu Darvish remaining calm -- for now -- as his return to the mound for Rangers nears

    Sports Day "Yu Darvish completed preparations for his return to the Texas Rangers' rotation with an uneventful bullpen session on Wednesday. Darvish will start on Saturday against Pittsburgh at Globe Life Park. It will be his first major-league start since Aug. 9, 2014. He underwent Tommy John surgery on..." May 25

  • Rangers capping Darvish at 90 pitches in return

    The Score "The Texas Rangers are going to ease Yu Darvish back into the bigs. Pitching coach Doug Brocail told reporters Tuesday that upon Darvish's much-anticipated return on Saturday against the Pirates, the Rangers will limit him to 85-90 pitches. "That would be a good pitch count," Brocail said...." May 25

  • Yu Darvish set to make season debut next week

    Sporting News "Rangers ace Yu Darvish is close to starting his first regular season game since 2014. After undergoing Tommy John surgery 14 months ago, Darvish is set to make his season debut next Saturday, according to Fox Sports." May 22

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Yu Darvish to throw two innings or 30 pitches Sunday at Frisco to start rehab assignment. #Rangers

  • Yu Darvish's 1st rehab start pushed back; unhappy with some pitches

    ESPN "One day after Yu Darvish threw his latest bullpen session, looking ahead to returning to the mound with a rehab start April 26, the Texas Rangers announced his first rehab start will be pushed back another five days to May 1. After Thursday's outing, Darvish expressed dissatisfaction with the..." April 23

  • Rehabilitating Yu Darvish offered $1,000 to minor leaguers if they could take him deep

    Fox Sports "As he continues to work his way back from Tommy John surgery in his right elbow in March of last year, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish decided to have a little fun during a pitching session on Thursday against a couple minor-leaguers. ''I told the hitters, if you hit a home run, I'll give you..." April 15

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    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Darvish through 15 bitches off before mound felt good

  • Rangers’ Yu Darvish knows he’s throwing hard already

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Yu Darvish threw from the half-mound for the second time in three days Wednesday. He showed added zip in his 20 allotted pitches, including a few cut fastballs and changeups. He’ll increase to 25 pitches in his next session either Friday or Saturday. “[He had] more life on the ball today,”..." February 24

  • Yu Darvish, Rangers highly anticipating return to action

    ESPN "Jeff Banister had barely said hello last spring at Texas Rangers' camp when a crisis of seismic proportions sent his managerial learning curve into hyper-drive. After staff ace Yu Darvish left his first Cactus League start with tightness in his triceps muscle, the news broke that he had..." February 23

  • Yu Darvish distances himself from brother’s gambling case

    Larry Brown Sports "Yu Darvish on Tuesday commented on the gambling case involving his brother Sho in Japan, distancing himself from the matter. “I had nothing to do with what he’s done,” Darvish said via the Dallas Morning News. “That had no effect on me or what I’m doing right now. People make mistakes. My..." February 10

  • Rangers update: Yu Darvish is a-comin'

    Lone Star Ball "Texas Rangers update: Yu Darvish, who is rehabbing from March, 2015, Tommy John surgery, spoke to the media today, providing an update on his situation and return. Per Evan Grant on Twitter, Darvish is looking to throw his first bullpen next month, and is throwing six times per week currently...." February 09

  • MLB determines Yu Darvish not involved in brother's gambling ring

    The Score "Yu Darvish has reportedly been cleared of any involvement in his brother's illegal gambling case in Japan. According to baseball sources, Major League Baseball has determined the Texas Rangers right-hander had no involvement with his brother's illegal operation, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth..." January 24

  • New Rangers pitching coach says Yu Darvish looks ahead of schedule

    Dallas Morning News "Right-hander Yu Darvish has surprised new pitching coach Doug Brocail with the pace of his recovery from Tommy John surgery. Brocail was impressed by what he saw in a Darvish throwing session about six weeks ago. Darvish is not participating in the minicamp. "I wasn't expecting to see what I..." January 21

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    MLB will take look at yu darvish after brother arested for alleged gambling. As for yu, MLB says it's just "due diligence"

  • Source: MLB not investigating Rangers’ Yu Darvish for gambling

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Major League Baseball is following its standard protocol as it looks into a gambling case involving the brother of Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish, but a baseball source said the idea that Darvish himself is being investigated is “untrue.” A story Tuesday in The Japan Times said that..." January 20

  • Yu Darvish denies gambling as MLB investigates his brother's arrest

    ESPN "Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish said he has never been involved in gambling activities amid a Major League Baseball investigation after the arrest of his younger brother in Japan. On Tuesday, Darvish issued a statement through his agent to recognize MLB's need to conduct an investigation. He..." January 20

  • MLB investigating Yu Darvish’s possible role in gambling ring

    Sporting News "Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is under investigation by MLB for his possible role in an illegal gambling ring run by his brother Sho, The Japan Times reported Tuesday. Sho Darvish was arrested in October after being accused by authorities of placing bets on American and Japanese sports. He and..." January 19

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Yu Darvish on track to rejoin #Rangers rotation in mid-May, Jon Daniels just told us on @MLBNetworkRadio.

  • Yu Darvish's brother arrested in Japan, accused of role in gambling ring

    Sporting News "The brother of Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish was arrested in Japan, and charged with participating in an illegal betting ring that included gambling on MLB games. Sho Darvish is accused by authorities of placing bets on American and Japanese sports, Kyodo News reported. The 26-year-old and..." October 27

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    Stefan Stevenson @StevensonFWST

    #Rangers Yu Darvish threw today, 25 throws at 45 feet. Felt fine. He'll do it Monday, Wednesday and Friday next few weeks.

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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.

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