Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:34:14 -0700
Although the Texas Rangers have slumped horribly this season the team believes it still has a strong corps for the future and will not deal SP Yu Darvish, 3B Adrian Beltre or SS Elvis Andrus at the deadline. Players such as CL Joakim Soria or OF Alex Rios are expendable, however.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:07:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish (head) was seen by a team doctor Tuesday, July 8, and he appears to be fine for his start Wednesday, July 9, against the Houston Astros. "Everything appears to be OK. (He'll be) re-examined tomorrow. (He) should start Wednesday," executive vice president of communications John Blake said.
Fantasy Tip: If you're in a daily fantasy league, you will want Darvish in your starting grid against Houston. He allowed just one hit in eight scoreless innings with nine strikeouts in a no-decision April 11 against Houston, and he is 5-1 with a 2.29 ERA in seven starts with 72 strikeouts over 51 innings against the Astros in his career.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:58:24 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish (head) was hit near the crown of his head by a ball during batting practice before the game Tuesday, July 8, but a team spokesman said Darvish should be fine. He will be examined by doctors. Darvish is scheduled to start Wednesday, July 9.
Fantasy Tip: As of now, be prepared to keep Darvish in your starting lineup for his start tomorrow.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:23:13 -0700
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka and RP Dellin Betances, Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir and RP Sean Doolittle, Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle, Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish, Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez, Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland, Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, Minnesota Twins RP Glen Perkins, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price and Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer have been named as the pitchers for the American League in the 2014 All-Star Game.
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:41:53 -0700
The Texas Rangers have pushed SP Yu Darvish's start back to Friday, July 4. SP Scott Baker will be the starting pitcher Thursday, July 3.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:42:12 -0700
The Texas Rangers have told teams they are willing to listen to offers on any of their players. 3B Adrian Beltre and SP Yu Darvish are on another level and would be less likely to be traded, according to a source.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:28:11 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish lost his eighth straight start to the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, June 17, after allowing seven runs (four earned) and eight hits in five-plus innings. Darvish walked five and struck out eight. His ERA is 7.59 in four career starts at O.co Coliseum in Oakland.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:32:22 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish threw his first complete game and shutout Wednesday, June 11, in his win over the Miami Marlins. He struck out 10 in the outing.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:21:52 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish said he isn't dealing with any lingering effects from his neck stiffness that delayed his last start.
Fantasy Tip: Darvish's results in his last outing speak for themselves when related to his neck issues. Continue to start him every time out.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:09:59 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish will start Friday, June 6, on regular rest, with SP Nick Tepesch starting Saturday, June 7.
Fantasy Tip: Darvish's neck seemed fine in his 12-strikeout masterpiece Sunday, so you should expect his normal output moving forward barring any other injuries.