Washington stuns team, Darvish with resignation

Sep 6, 2014

Washington stuns team, Darvish with resignation

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish hailed Ron Washington as a manager and as a person after the skipper’s abrupt resignation Friday. “It’s difficult to comment because the manager hasn’t given a clear reason why he is resigning,” Darvish said in a statement. “But since ...

Iwakuma ties King Felix with 14th win

Sep 6, 2014

Iwakuma ties King Felix with 14th win

Hisashi Iwakuma tied his major league career high by winning his 14th game as the Seattle Mariners edged the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Friday. Iwakuma labored through 5⅓ innings, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and a walk, but still won his fifth ...

Aug 15, 2014

Darvish's elbow has mild inflammation

A detailed examination of Yu Darvish’s right elbow revealed only mild inflammation, the Texas Rangers said Thursday, a day after they put their ace right-hander on the 15-day disabled list. According to the American League club, tests, including an MRI, revealed no ligament or ...

Darvish put on 15-day DL

Aug 14, 2014

Darvish put on 15-day DL

Yu Darvish will miss at least a couple of starts for the Rangers because of right elbow inflammation. Texas placed its ace on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday night, a day before his scheduled start against Tampa Bay. He will have an MRI on ...

Lewis guides Texas to win

Jul 31, 2014

Lewis guides Texas to win

Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis did a bit of reminiscing when he noticed the stands filling up while he warmed up in the bullpen before the game. The veteran right-hander went out and provided a promising flashback performance against the New York Yankees, even ...

Darvish fans 8 in 10th win

Jul 29, 2014

Darvish fans 8 in 10th win

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish could only smile after Brett Gardner homered off of him for the third time in a week. Darvish got really emotional after his last pitch, with Gardner and Derek Jeter both on base again for the New York Yankees. ...

Rain helps Yanks beat Texas

Jul 24, 2014

Rain helps Yanks beat Texas

A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win. Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and New York beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances. ...

Blue Jays heap more misery on Rangers

Jul 21, 2014

Blue Jays heap more misery on Rangers

Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera was already hitting well before the All-Star break. He has been even better since his return. Cabrera hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and finished with three RBIs in Toronto’s 9-6 win over the Texas Rangers 9-6 ...

Darvish ends Texas' slide

Jul 19, 2014

Darvish ends Texas' slide

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish came to the rescue to help snap his team’s eight-game losing streak, matching his season high with 12 strikeouts en route to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Darvish (9-5) allowed one run and ...

Richards leads Angels to win

Jul 12, 2014

Richards leads Angels to win

MLB Angels 3 Rangers 0 Pitching with a chip on his shoulder, Garrett Richards succeeded Friday night in displaying what the American League All-Star team will be missing next Tuesday in Minneapolis. The right-hander allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal ...

Astros rough up Darvish

Jul 10, 2014

Astros rough up Darvish

Yu Darvish and the slumping Texas Rangers have hit the bottom. In all of Major League Baseball, not only the AL West. Texas has the worst winning percentage in the big leagues after losing three straight games to the Houston Astros, who completed a ...

Darvish struggles as Rangers lose

Jul 5, 2014

Darvish struggles as Rangers lose

Yu Darvish allowed four runs in five innings on Friday but did not factor in the decision in the Texas Rangers’ 6-5 interleague defeat to the New York Mets. Pitching in severe wind conditions at New York’s Citi Field, Darvish allowed five hits — ...