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Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 24, 2020
'Man of mystery': How Yu Darvish evolved into a powerhouse on the mound
The Cubs ace re-established his bona fides as one of MLB's best pitchers in his ninth big-league season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 4, 2020
Yu Darvish's season finale best outing of year, says Trey Hillman
A day after Yu Darvish pitched his final game of the year for the Chicago Cubs, his first pro manager on Saturday called it the right-hander's best performance in the majors.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 27, 2020
Yu Darvish becomes first Japanese pitcher to lead NL in wins
The Cubs pitcher was named National League Pitcher of the Month for July and August after a run of seven straight victories.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 1, 2020
Hanshin's Kyuji Fujikawa 'fired up' about quest to reach 250 saves before impending retirement
With five saves to collect before the NPB season ends in November, the 40-year-old right-hander is aiming to join an elite group of pitchers.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 1, 2020
Tigers reliever Kyuji Fujikawa to retire at end of season
Drafted with the top pick by the Tigers out of high school in 1999, Fujikawa became renowned for his explosive 'fireball' four-seam fastball.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / 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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 4, 2020
Cubs' Yu Darvish feels virus rhetoric behind rise in anti-Asian discrimination in U.S.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish expressed concern Friday about the rising incidence of anti-Asian discrimination in the United States amid the coronavirus crisis.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 24, 2019
Yankees hire Rachel Balkovec as full-time minor league hitting coach
The New York Yankees named Rachel Balkovec as a full-time hitting coach in the minor leagues, The New York Times reported on Saturday, adding she is believed to be the first woman to hold such a position in pro baseball.
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Feb 10, 2019
Chihiro Kaneko draws attention from Yu Darvish, others, because of change-up
Chihiro Kaneko, as a 35-year-old veteran of 13 seasons, probably possesses a fair amount of wisdom he can impart on the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters pitchers younger than him.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 7, 2019
Cubs reliever Junichi Tazawa named non-roster invitee to spring training
Right-hander Junichi Tazawa, who has finalized a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs, is among the 27 non-roster players invited to major league spring training with the club, it was reported on MLB.com Wednesday.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 27, 2019
Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor-league deal with Cubs
The Chicago Cubs have signed right-hander Junichi Tazawa to a minor-league contract, according to a Chicago Tribune report on Saturday.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 15, 2018
Yu Darvish on track for rehab start after throwing second simulated game
The Chicago Cubs' Yu Darvish appears to be on track for a minor-league rehab start after throwing strongly in a simulated game Tuesday as the right-hander continues to work through injuries to his pitching arm.
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 12, 2018
Cubs hurler Yu Darvish set to start on Tuesday after stint on 10-day disabled list
Yu Darvish will return to the Chicago Cubs rotation on Tuesday after being placed on the 10-day disabled list with flu-like symptoms, manager Joe Maddon said Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 8, 2018
Cubs place Yu Darvish on 10-day DL due to flu-like symptoms
Pitcher Yu Darvish has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with flu-like symptoms and will miss his start scheduled for the following day against the Miami Marlins, the Chicago Cubs announced on Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 28, 2018
Yu Darvish strikes out eight Brewers, gets no-decision
Yu Darvish struck out eight over six strong innings but missed out on his first win with the Chicago Cubs, who took advantage of a costly Milwaukee Brewers fielding error to pull off a 3-2 victory on Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 8, 2018
Darvish fans nine as Cubs beat Brewers
Chicago right-hander Yu Darvish struck out nine in six innings on Saturday, but missed the chance for his first win of the year as the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2.

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