Darvish set for first rehab start

Apr 28, 2016

Darvish set for first rehab start

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is scheduled to pitch Sunday in his first minor league rehab start since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago. The Rangers said Darvish will pitch for Double-A Frisco in its home game against Corpus Christi. Darvish will ...

Darvish playing it safe after live BP session

Apr 27, 2016

Darvish playing it safe after live BP session

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish wanted to wait a day after his latest live batting practice session before deciding if he is ready for a minor league rehab start. Darvish threw 45 pitches during a session Tuesday that was broken up to simulate three ...

Apr 23, 2016

Darvish postpones first rehab start

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish has decided to throw one more live batting practice session, pushing back his first minor league rehabilitation start to May 1 in his comeback from Tommy John surgery. But Rangers pitching coach Doug Brocail said Friday the three-time All-Star ...

Apr 14, 2016

Darvish throws live batting practice

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish threw a live batting practice session on Wednesday, his first since undergoing Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery in March last year. Darvish had a full warm-up in the bullpen, and then threw 30 pitches to Double-A Frisco RoughRiders players ...

Apr 6, 2016

Darvish tosses 50 pitches in bullpen

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish on Tuesday threw 50 pitches in the bullpen, the most since his elbow surgery in March last year as he gears up towards his scheduled mid-May comeback. “There’s no problem at all. The power was there on the whole ...

Apr 3, 2016

Darvish to start season on 15-day DL

Texas Rangers’ right-hander Yu Darvish will start the season on the 15-day disabled list, the team’s general manager Jon Daniels revealed Saturday. Darvish was placed on the 60-day disabled list and not on the 40-man roster last year after he underwent elbow surgery in ...

Mar 31, 2016

Darvish pleased with road to recovery during spring training

Texas Rangers hurler Yu Darvish wrapped up his spring training Wednesday, satisfied that he has had no setbacks in recovering from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The 29-year-old right-hander, who had the procedure in March last year, has been throwing three bullpen ...

MLB stars remember 3/11

Mar 11, 2016

MLB stars remember 3/11

Five years on from the massive earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan that took so many lives, Japanese major leaguers who began their careers in the affected area cast their minds back to the disaster while promising to provide whatever inspiration they can from ...

Darvish throws off full mound for first time since surgery

Mar 1, 2016

Darvish throws off full mound for first time since surgery

Yu Darvish was free and easy when throwing off a full mound for the first time since elbow surgery last spring. While not very talkative afterward, the ace said what mattered most to the Texas Rangers: he’s pitching without any pain. “Good, very good,” ...