Yu Darvish is 3-0, with 24 strikeouts and a 2.42 ERA. These stats aren't Cy Young numbers, but they are impressive for his first season in America. Yu Darvish's professional career began in 2005 in the Nippon Professional Baseball league in Japan, where he quickly dominated, winning two MVPs. He stayed there for six years before this year, when he announced his interest in the MLB.
Just before the 30-day deadline, the Rangers came to terms with Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish on a six-year, $60 million that is accompanied by a $51.7 million posting fee that will be paid to the Nippon Ham Fighters for the right to ... Read Post
The Texas Rangers earned the rights to sign pitcher Yu Darvish Monday night, after his Japanese team, the Nippon Ham Fighters, accepted the Rangers’ posting fee bid of $51.7 million. The Rangers will now have 30 days to negotiate a ... Read Post