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 up a leadoff homer and came off the mound after five innings with shoulder tightness in the Rangers’ 3-1 defeat to the Houston Astros.

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