Jun 23, 2016

Darvish ready for bullpen session

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish is set to start pitching in the bullpen in the coming days after throwing and playing catch on Wednesday. Darvish, placed on the 15-day disabled list since June 13 due to tightness in his neck and shoulder, threw around ...

Jun 18, 2016

Darvish untroubled after playing catch

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish, placed on the 15-day disabled list since Monday due to tightness in his neck and shoulder, played catch on Friday for the first time in six days and came away untroubled. “It went totally fine,” said Darvish, who started ...

Rangers place Darvish on 15-day disabled list

Jun 14, 2016

Rangers place Darvish on 15-day disabled list

Right-hander Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to tightness in his neck and shoulder, the Texas Rangers said Monday. Darvish underwent an MRI exam in Arlington and tests found no significant damage to his right shoulder, but the team ...

Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Jun 12, 2016

Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Yu Darvish will skip his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Monday due to tightness in his neck and right shoulder and undergo a thorough checkup in Arlington, the Texas Rangers announced Saturday. Darvish on Wednesday made his third start in his comeback ...

Jun 11, 2016

Darvish expected to start Monday game

Yu Darvish threw a 21-pitch light bullpen session Friday and the Texas Rangers said they expect the right-hander to start on Monday as scheduled against the Oakland Athletics. In his third start since coming back from Tommy John elbow surgery, Darvish on Wednesday gave ...

Darvish leaves start after five innings with sore shoulder

Jun 9, 2016

Darvish leaves start after five innings with sore shoulder

Yu Darvish had just thrown a 101-kph breaking ball for a strikeout in the fifth inning when he started stretching out and shaking his right his arm. When he walked the next batter, the Texas Rangers’ pitching coach and trainer made a visit to ...

Texas' Darvish improves to 2-0

Jun 4, 2016

Texas' Darvish improves to 2-0

It’s not just Adrian Beltre’s production that impresses his Texas Rangers teammates. It’s also his flair. Beltre homered, doubled and drove in five runs, leading Yu Darvish and the Rangers over the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Friday night in a matchup of AL West ...

Darvish makes winning return for Rangers

May 29, 2016

Darvish makes winning return for Rangers

Yu Darvish hit 98 mph (158 kph) in the first inning of his first start in the majors in almost 22 months. Texas catcher Bobby Wilson is just glad he wasn’t running to the backstop after that pitch, and a few others early in ...

May 24, 2016

Rangers' Darvish expected to make season debut against Pirates

Yu Darvish is in line to make his first start for the Texas Rangers in nearly 22 months against Pittsburgh on Saturday. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said Monday that Darvish, who has had five minor league outings this month post-Tommy John surgery, will start ...

Darvish completes final rehab start in style

May 23, 2016

Darvish completes final rehab start in style

Yu Darvish convinced his teammates that he is ready to return to the Texas Rangers rotation when he wrapped up his minor-league rehab assignment in style on Sunday. Darvish, who underwent surgery on his right elbow in March 2015, proved that he is close ...

Darvish moves closer to Rangers comeback

May 18, 2016

Darvish moves closer to Rangers comeback

Yu Darvish struck out six while throwing 47 of 68 pitches for strikes in his fourth minor league injury rehabilitation start, and he could be back in the Texas Rangers rotation by the end of the month. Darvish pitched his scheduled five innings for ...