Playing now akin to treating players like dogs: Yu Darvish

MLB May 15, 2020

Playing now akin to treating players like dogs: Yu Darvish

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish on Friday joined a growing chorus of Major League Baseball stars expressing resentment about possibly being asked to work in unsafe conditions while the new coronavirus pandemic rages. "I think it's basically the same as treating MLB players like fighting ...

Cubs starter Yu Darvish hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

Baseball / MLB Mar 6, 2020

Cubs starter Yu Darvish hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish missed his scheduled preseason start on Thursday and was hospitalized with flu-like symptoms. But the 33-year-old right-hander said he has no fever and no flu after being tested by doctors following worries that began when Darvish developed a cough on ...

Baseball / MLB Mar 24, 2019

Cubs release minor league reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Chicago Cubs said Sunday they have released pitcher Junichi Tazawa, who received a non-roster invitation to the club's spring training after signing a minor league contract over the winter. Tazawa can now enter into talks with any of the 30 MLB teams, including renegotiating ...

Cubs shut down Yu Darvish for rest of season

Baseball / MLB Aug 22, 2018

Cubs shut down Yu Darvish for rest of season

The Chicago Cubs ruled right-hander Yu Darvish out for the remainder of the season on Tuesday after an MRI exam revealed a stress reaction in his right elbow. Darvish will be shut down for six weeks as a result of the ailment. He removed himself from ...

Baseball / MLB Aug 11, 2018

Cubs placed Yu Darvish on 60-day disabled list

The Chicago Cubs have placed veteran right-hander Yu Darvish on the 60-day disabled list retroactive to May 23, the team announced on Friday. Darvish, who has been sidelined for more than two months due to right triceps tendinitis, has been transferred to make room on ...

Yu Darvish effective in simulated game

Baseball / MLB Aug 9, 2018

Yu Darvish effective in simulated game

Chicago Cubs hurler Yu Darvish pitched two innings in a simulated game Wednesday as he continued to rehabilitate injuries to his throwing arm that have kept him sidelined for more than two months. After warming up in the bullpen, the right-hander took the mound and ...