Mar 18, 2015

Darvish undergoes elbow surgery

Yu Darvish had his season-ending elbow surgery Tuesday, when the torn ligament from the Texas Rangers ace’s right arm was replaced with a tendon from his forearm. The Rangers said Dr. James Andrews reported the elbow ligament-replacement surgery went as expected, with no complications. ...

Darvish to solicit third opinion about elbow

Mar 12, 2015

Darvish to solicit third opinion about elbow

Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers are waiting for a third opinion that they expect will confirm the ace pitcher needs season-ending elbow ligament-replacement surgery. General manager Jon Daniels said Wednesday that Dr. David Altchek, the New York Mets’ medical director and an expert ...

Darvish could face season-ending operation

Mar 8, 2015

Darvish could face season-ending operation

Texas Rangers star pitcher Yu Darvish might need season-ending surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, the Major League Baseball club said Saturday. The 28-year-old Japanese right-hander underwent an MRI exam Friday that disclosed the extent of damage to the ulnar ...

Rangers to be cautious with Darvish, others

Mar 7, 2015

Rangers to be cautious with Darvish, others

The folks in the Rangers front office would be forgiven for feeling a little bit uneasy these days. After an injury-plagued 2014 season, even minor injuries are cause for major concern. Especially when one of them happens to the staff ace. Three-time All-Star Yu ...

Pitch breaks Pence's arm

Mar 6, 2015

Pitch breaks Pence's arm

Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the San Francisco Giants’ 8-6 win over a Chicago Cubs split-squad on Thursday. One of the clubhouse leaders for ...

Darvish strongly denies quitting on Rangers

Mar 2, 2015

Darvish strongly denies quitting on Rangers

Yu Darvish saved his best stuff for after his inning on the mound. The Texas Rangers ace, who was shut down last August with elbow inflammation, threw 14 pitches without any discomfort on Sunday during an intrasquad game — his most extensive work since ...

Marlins hook slugger Morse

Dec 18, 2014

Marlins hook slugger Morse

Michael Morse and the Miami Marlins have finalized a $16 million, two-year contract. Morse gets a $1 million signing bonus and salaries of $7 million next season and $8 million in 2016 under the agreement announced Wednesday. He can earn a $250,000 performance bonus ...

Dec 13, 2014

Fujikawa agrees to deal with Texas

Right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa has agreed to join the Texas Rangers, according to a Friday report on mlb.com citing a source within Major League Baseball. Fujikawa, who saved 220 games for the Hanshin Tigers, joined the Chicago Cubs in 2013 on a two-year deal. ...

Doctors clear Rangers ace Darvish for throwing program

Nov 26, 2014

Doctors clear Rangers ace Darvish for throwing program

Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program for the Texas Rangers. Darvish, who missed the last seven weeks of the MLB season because of inflammation in his right elbow, had an MRI and was examined Tuesday by team physician Dr. ...

Nov 25, 2014

Giants acquire pitchers Poreda, Mikolas

The Yomiuri Giants announced Tuesday that they have signed left-hander Aaron Poreda and right-hander Miles Mikolas, both of whom pitched last season for the American League’s Texas Rangers. Poreda, 28, has pitched in 40 big league games, all in relief, with a career ERA ...

A's wrap up playoff spot

Sep 29, 2014

A's wrap up playoff spot

The Oakland Athletics waited until the last day of the regular season to finally clinch their third consecutive playoff berth. Adam Dunn’s wait to make the postseason for the first time lasted much longer: 2,001 games over 14 seasons. “It’s what you work for ...