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Laughing With Yu Darvish

8 hours agoSports : Grantland

The hottest commodity in the game? How about a trilingual interpreter.

Yu Darvish dominates Twins, Carlos Gomez leaves game after collision

Yu Darvish gets back on track against the Twins and Carlos Gomez leaves a game after running into Ryan Braun. Yu Darvish threw eight shutout innings, striking out 10 and walking only one Twins player as Texas beat Minnesota 5-0 Saturday. Show More Summary

Darvish Dazzles in Rangers 5-0 Win Over Twins

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Yu Darvish allowed just four hits over eight sharp innings and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota 5-0 on Saturday, handing the Twins their fifth straight loss.

Masahiro Tanaka vs Yu Darvish: Which Pitcher Would You Build a Rotation Around?

Two of the best pitchers in all of Major League Baseball hail from over 5,000 miles away. Both are undisputed studs with a knack for making even the best hitters look silly. Would you build a rotation around an ace with a proven track...Show More Summary

Edwin Encarnacion unlikely to participate in Home Run Derby

EE told teammate Jose Bautista he "doesn't want to do it." Also, a note on Yu Darvish, who might not play in the All-Star Game if he's selected... again. Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion likely won't participate in the 2014...Show More Summary

The NBA Misplaced A Point For 20 Years

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Occasionally, from week to week, a league will go back and adjust the statline in a game. Yu Darvish gives up a hit, or LeBron loses a rebound, or Jamaal Charles loses three yards and everyone in your fantasy league ends up in last place. This is more or less like that, except 20 years after the fact. Read more...

Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish

So what if five of his seven starts this season have come against former All-Stars, two of them Cy Young Award winners. Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker counters those aces with a wild card of his own, the mound bravado of baseball's all-time strikeout king.

Angels power past Rangers, 5-2

Rookie Matt Shoemaker won his fifth straight decision in a starting role, C.J. Cron and Kole Calhoun homered in the second inning against Yu Darvish, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday night.

Dallas Keuchel's 2014 Breakout Has Made Him MLB's Top-Secret Ace

You can be forgiven if you can't rattle off all of Major League Baseball's ace pitchers from memory in this pitching-crazy age. If it's only the Clayton Kershaws, Felix Hernandezes, Adam Wainwrights and Yu Darvishes who spring to mind,...Show More Summary

Rangers Try to Stay Afloat During Key AL West Trip

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Yu Darvish gave the injury-riddled Texas Rangers a nice send-off on an important road trip that includes all three teams above them in the AL West standings.

Year of the Pitcher continues with gems from Yu Darvish, Masahiro Tanaka

Yu Darvish pitched his first complete game shutout, Masahiro Tanaka won his 10th game, Johnny Cueto tied a career high in strikeouts, and much more on the mound on Wednesday night. The year of the pitcher continued on Wednesday night, with a number of outstanding pitching performances around the majors. Show More Summary

Darvish, Texas Deny Miami Bid for Interleague Mark

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Yu Darvish pitched his first complete game in the majors, Shin-Soo Choo broke a long hitless streak with a three-run double and the Texas Rangers denied Miami's bid for a record interleague winning streak, beating the Marlins 6-0 Wednesday night.

Choice HR Bails Out Darvish, Texas Tops Tribe 6-4

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Michael Choice hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning after ace Yu Darvish blew a four-run lead and the Texas Rangers snapped the Cleveland's six-game winning streak with a 6-4 victory over the Indians on Friday night.

Raising the Bar Set by Yu Darvish, Kazuhito Tadano Throws a Terrific Eephus Pitch (Video)

First things first: For those unfamiliar, an eephus pitch is a crappy little slow number that a pitcher intentionally throws to catch a hitter off-guard. It rarely works, mostly because pro pitchers just aren’t used to throwing that slowly, but it’s always fun to watch. Last week, Yu Darvish threw a pitch that was a […]

Watch the most transcendent eephus pitch of the year

?? What goes up/Must come down ?? If you'll remember Yu Darvish's slow curveball from last week, there was some discussion about if it was actually an eephus pitch. That's not an eephus pitch. .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom:...Show More Summary

Darvish Fans 12 as Rangers Beat Nationals

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Yu Darvish struck out 12 over eight innings, Leonys Martin broke open a scoreless duel with a homer in the seventh and the Texas Rangers beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Sunday to avert a three-game sweep.

MLB scores: Josh Beckett no-hits the Phillies, Nelson Cruz homers again

Beckett threw the first Dodgers no-no since 1996. Josh Beckett held the Phillies without a hit to record the first no-hitter of his career and the first this season. There have been a few close calls -- like Yu Darvish's 8? innings of...Show More Summary

Yu Darvish Throws Eephus

On Friday, Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers threw a not-often-seen pitch to Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter. With a seven run lead in the seventh inning, two out, and no one on base, Darvish took advantage of an 0-2 count to float a 55-mph eephus pitch to Hunter. Show More Summary

Watch Yu Darvish's 55-m.p.h. curve amuse Torii Hunter

Alternate headline: Watch Yu Darvish and Torii Hunter enjoy baseball. Yu Darvish has approximately 73 different pitches, including a shuuto he can throw with his toes, so it's not a surprise he can loop a slow curve when he wants to. That doesn't mean it isn't amusing to watch. Your browser does not support iframes. The pitch is funny. The reactions are funnier.

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