Captain Clutch passed Captain Carl on Monday night. Derek Jeter went 3-4 against Yu Darvish to bring his hit total to 3,420. That’s good for sole possession of seventh on the all-time list. The solid night in a losing effort put Jeter one hit ahead of Carl Yastrzemski, who, like Jeter, spent all of his major-league playing days in one uniform. Show More Summary
Brett Gardner, who hit two homers, has figured out the Texas ace Yu Darvish, but the rest of the team hasn’t as the Rangers defeated the Yankees on Monday.
Until Brett Gardner's seventh-inning single off Darvish, that headline was actually not hyperbole; it was fact. He now has four career hits in 11 at-bats against Darvish, all home runs. Read more...
Yu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.
Yu Darvish of the Rangers, a friend and rival of the injured Masahiro Tanaka, said he believed that six-man rotations could relieve the stress on pitchers.
The Rangers' ace matches a season-high in strikeouts, while Jonny Gomes plays the role of hero for a mildly-surging Red Sox team. Yu Darvish was his usual dominant self Friday night as the Rangers beat the Blue Jays, 5-1. The Texas starter...Show More Summary
J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run homer against his former team, Yu Darvish matched his season high with 12 strikeouts and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Friday night.
Yu Darvish drops an eephus on Troy Tulowitzki. You might call it an eephus pitch, Gameday calls it a curve ball, Vin Scully would call it a soap bubble. Whatever you wanna call it, Yu Darvish threw it at 57 MPH, and Troy Tulowitzki didn't...Show More Summary
Robbie Grossman snapped an 0-for-28 slide with a career-high four hits and the Houston Astros climbed out of last place in the AL West, completing a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory over All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
The hottest commodity in the game? How about a trilingual interpreter.
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
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.
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
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
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...
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.
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.
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
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.
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