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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||200.00||15.00||8.00||0.00||2.93||1.17||242.00||64.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Oakland|| 14.1||0||2|| 6.91||0||11||18|
|vs LHB|| 88.1||0||0|| 3.87||0||38||116|
|vs RHB|| 56.0||0||0|| 1.77||0||11||66|
|12/26/2014||Jason Kipnis, 2B CLE|
Madison Bumgarner, SP SF
|Yu Darvish, SP TEX|
Masahiro Tanaka, SP NYY
Carlos Correa, SS HOU
Miguel Sano, 3B MIN
|12/24/2014||Sonny Gray, SP OAK||Yu Darvish, SP TEX|
|12/24/2014||Adrian Beltre, 3B TEX|
Jonathan Schoop, 2B BAL
Brandon Moss, 1B CLE
|Yu Darvish, SP TEX|
Victor Martinez, DH DET
|Last 10 Games|
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish: I never quit on the team in 2014
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(3/1/15) Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish squarely battled off the notion he quit on the team last season and he did so in English for the first time since joining the club in 2012, reports the Dallas Morning News.
"I never quit on the team," Darvish said. "I love this team. That is not true."
Darvish was diagnosed with elbow inflammation early in August last year and did not pitch again during the season. He felt that some of the problem may have been because of the language barrier.
"I know that when people come to Japan and they don't speak Japanese, we feel bad," he said Sunday. "I have to look at it the same way since I'm here. If I can speak English more and we can communicate better, it's good for all of us."
Rangers' Yu Darvish on facing hitters: 'I felt some power on some pitches'
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(2/25/15) Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish was pleased after his latest throwing session on Wednesday, per the Dallas Morning News. Darvish, who missed the final weeks of the season due to elbow inflammation, threw 30 pitches to live hitters in a batting-practice format. It was the first time he has faced hitters since Aug. 9.
"I was able to do some things I'd worked on in the bullpen," Darvish said. "I felt power on some pitches. It felt good."
Rangers GM on Yu Darvish's elbow: 'He's right where he need to be'
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(2/21/15) The Rangers will have their first workouts on Saturday, which will feature pitcher Yu Darvish. General manager Jon Daniels told reporters prior to Darvish's first session that "he's right where he needs to be and ready to go," per the Dallas Morning News.
Darvish missed the final weeks of the 2014 season due to elbow inflammation, with his last start came Aug. 9 against Houston. He went 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts, tossing two complete games and one shutout.
Yu Darvish: 'My elbow feels fine'
|by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com|
|(1/25/15) Speaking publicly for the first time since he was shut down late last season with right elbow inflammation, Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish said he's feeling no ill effects now, reports MLB.com. Darvish, who's throwing off flat ground, is on track to begin throwing off a mound early next month.
"My elbow feels fine and I am able to throw on my throwing program," Darvish said, per the website.
Darvish has been working out in Texas during the offseason and said his training is "going well." General manager Jon Daniels said Darvish is "right on schedule."
"I think Darvish is very in tune with his body as much as anybody and knows how he's feeling," Daniels said. "He's very confident. Like any of these guys, until they're out there you're always going to have some reservation, but that's the worrywart in me. From all the information we have, I'm encouraged. He's basically been cleared to do just about everything."
Darvish's last start came Aug. 9 against Houston. He went 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts, tossing two complete games and one shutout.
Report: Yu Darvish (elbow) to throw off mound Feb. 2
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(1/21/15) Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish, who missed the final weeks of the 2014 season due to elbow inflammation, is scheduled to throw off a mound Feb. 2 for the first time this offseason, according to FOX Sports Southwest.
Darvish went 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts last season. He is 39-25 with a 3.27 ERA over three MLB seasons.
|2014 summary: Yu Darvish's 2014 started out well enough with him going 7-2 with a 2.11 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 10.7 strikeouts per nine innings in his first 12 starts to earn his third straight All-Star appearance, but as the Rangers' season fell apart, so did his. The wins became increasingly hard to come by as his on-again, off-again control turned off again, resulting in 3.4 walks per nine innings in his final 10 starts, and an elbow injury forced him to shut down for good in August, falling well short of the 300 strikeouts some people envisioned for him after he recorded 277 in 2013. |
Playing time status: Darvish's elbow injury was determined to be inflammation, which sounds minor, but the problem with an unspecific diagnosis is that it prevents closure. Nobody has really expressed any concern that he won't be ready for opening day, but it's obviously something you'll want to monitor closely this spring before you invest a high draft pick in him.
2015 outlook: Darvish remains the game's best strikeout pitcher, but his frequent control lapses make for some inconsistency and predispose him to a less-than-ace-like WHIP. He's still an ace in Fantasy, of course, especially with the Rangers lineup looking poised to bounce back, but maybe half a step behind the other perennial Cy Young contenders. Round 3 is the absolute earliest you'd consider drafting him, with Round 4 or 5 being more likely.
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|3/8/15||@ CHC||4:05 pm|| |
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