Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a hard-throwing reliever to clinch the fourth series in a row for the Athletics.
Danny Duffy scattered four hits while pitching into the seventh inning, the Royals scratched out three runs off the Rangers' Yu Darvish, and Kansas City beat Texas 3-1 on Friday night to open their three-game series.
Yu Darvish returned from the disabled list to strike out nine but was inefficient and wild at times, and Anthony Rizzo's two-run double helped lead the Chicago Cubs past the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Saturday.
Khris Davis homered and drove in five runs, Marcus Semien and Jake Smolinski each had three hits and the Oakland Athletics pounded first-place Texas 14-5 on Monday night, hours after the Rangers put Yu Darvish on the disabled list.
Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder discomfort after making only three starts for the Texas Rangers in his return from major elbow surgery.
Rougned Odor gave the Texas Rangers something besides Yu Darvish's skipped start to talk about Saturday night.
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish will not make his scheduled Monday start against the Oakland Athletics because of tightness in his neck and shoulder, per Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News. Continue for updates. Darvish Set for MRI Saturday,...Show More Summary
Jose Altuve hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros finally beat the Rangers, 3-1 on Wednesday night in a game Texas starter Yu Darvish exited earlier than expected.
Sunday’s Say Hey includes Yu Darvish’s long-awaited return to the majors, Julio Urias' return to the minors, and the craziest thing Alex Rodriguez has ever done. Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Yu Darvish struck out seven in five strong innings in his first start in the majors in almost 22 months, and the Texas Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Saturday night.
The “Yuuuuu” calls from a sellout crowd started early for Darvish, who last pitched in the big leagues on Aug. 9, 2014.
Yu Darvish is eager to return from Tommy John surgery. But the Texas Rangers do not want Darvish to overextend himself.
The race in the American League West is just tight enough to possibly be decided by one man. Yu Darvish, come on down. The Texas Rangers trail the Seattle Mariners by only a game-and-a-half, but they could use some help. They were just swept in a three-game series by the Oakland Athletics, dropping their record to 8-9 in May. Show More Summary
Thursday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the tight NL East standings, the lack of minority managers in MLB, and Yu Darvish's next rehab start. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Yu Darvish struck out six while throwing 47 of 68 pitches for strikes in his fourth minor league injury rehabilitation start, and he could be back in the Texas Rangers rotation by the end of the month.
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish went four strong innings in a rehabilitation start on Thursday as he edges closer to a return to the Majors after missing last season due to elbow surgery.
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, looking to return the Major League after missing all of last season due to elbow surgery, went three innings in a minor league rehabilitation assignment on Friday, giving up one run and striking out three.
Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish was solid in his second minor league rehab start, giving up two hits and one run in three innings for Triple-A Round Rock on Friday night.
It was the first time Darvish faced hitters since Tommy John surgery.