|Aug. 13 4:50 PM PT5:50 PM MT6:50 PM CT7:50 PM ET19:50 ET23:50 GMT7:50 4:50 PM MST6:50 PM EST7:20 PM VEN3:50 UAE (+1)6:50 PM CT-Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his right elbow.
Analysis: The move was retroactive to Sunday, a day after he allowed six runs and nine hits over four innings in a loss at Texas. The Rangers said Darvish didn't have any issues during that game, but felt tightness when throwing on the side Monday.
|Aug. 4 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Darvish limited Cleveland to a run and seven hits with eight strikeouts in seven innings on Sunday, but didn't receive a decision in Texas' 4-3 defeat.
Analysis: Darvish is 2-1 with a 2.16 ERA over his last four games.
|July 29 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Darvish struck out eight in seven innings in his 10th win Monday.
Analysis: Darvish allowed two runs and nine hits as he gets ready to face Cleveland next.
|July 24 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Darvish got a rain-shortened complete game Wednesday.
Analysis: Darvish pitched 4 1-3 innings in a 2-1 hard-luck loss. He fell to 9-6.
|July 19 10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-Darvish matched a season high with 12 strikeouts in Friday's 5-1 win at Toronto.
Analysis: Darvish allowed one run and five hits over 6 2-3 innings. He leads the majors with 11.36 strikeouts per nine innings.
|July 10 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Darvish continued to struggle Wednesday, giving up a season-high six runs and 10 hits over six innings in an 8-4 loss to Houston.
Analysis: It's hard to explain what has happened lately to Darvish, who is 1-3 with a 5.40 ERA over his last five games.
|July 8 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Darvish was struck in the head by a ball during a throwing session in the outfield while the Texas Rangers took batting practice Tuesday. Darvish resumed throwing after a few minutes.
Analysis: The Rangers said Darvish, who is scheduled to start the series finale against Houston on Wednesday night, would be checked by team physician Dr. Keith Meister.
|July 5 12:42 PM PT1:42 PM MT2:42 PM CT3:42 PM ET15:42 ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST3:12 PM VEN23:42 UAE2:42 PM CT-Darvish did not get a decision in a 6-5 loss to the Mets on Friday night.
Analysis: Darvish, pushed back a day because of rain Thursday in Baltimore, entered with dominant stats against NL teams. But he was off in this one, allowing four runs and five hits in five innings. "He was a little erratic with his command, but I thought he did a good job of righting the ship there in the last three innings," Rangers manager Ron Washington said.
|July 3 6:31 PM PT7:31 PM MT8:31 PM CT9:31 PM ET21:31 ET1:31 GMT9:31 6:31 PM MST8:31 PM EST9:01 PM VEN5:31 UAE (+1)8:31 PM CT-Darvish had his start pushed back one day after rain delayed the start of Thursday night's game against the Orioles.
Analysis: With the threat of more rain after a nearly one-hour delay, Rangers manager Ron Washington decided to use reliever Scott Baker against Baltimore and save Darvish until Friday night when Texas takes on the Mets in New York.
|June 29 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET13:50 ET17:50 GMT1:50 10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST1:20 PM VEN21:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Darvish allowed just four hits over eight sharp innings and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota 5-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Darvish allowed only one hit and one walk after the second inning in lowering his earned run average to 2.42 following two consecutive defeats and his home ERA to 1.83. With 10 strikeouts, he hit double digits for the fifth in his last eight starts.
|June 26 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET22:23 ET2:23 GMT10:23 7:23 PM MST9:23 PM EST9:53 PM VEN6:23 UAE (+1)9:23 PM CT-Darvish says he would likely opt for sightseeing over pitching if he's selected to the AL All-Star team for the third consecutive season.
Analysis: Darvish is scheduled to make three more starts before the break, including one that would come two days before the July 15 All-Star game in Minnesota. The Japanese pitcher shook his head "No" several times Thursday when asked if he'd be willing to pitch an inning in the All-Star game if he stays on that schedule.
|June 23 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)5:55 PM CT-Darvish took his second straight loss with another shaky outing Sunday against the Angels, yielding four earned runs over five innings.
Analysis: Darvish has been merely pedestrian over his last four starts, going 2-2 with a 4.00 ERA.
|May 27 1:46 PM PT2:46 PM MT3:46 PM CT4:46 PM ET16:46 ET20:46 GMT4:46 1:46 PM MST3:46 PM EST4:16 PM VEN0:46 UAE (+1)3:46 PM CT-Darvish struck out 12 over eight innings in a 2-0 win against Washington on Sunday.
Analysis: Pitching for the first time since May 22 after missing his last turn with a stiff neck, Darvish (5-2) gave up five hits and walked two in dropping his ERA to 2.08. The right-hander matched his season high in strikeouts and overpowered a team that amassed 19 runs in the first two games of the series.
|May 14 11:39 AM PT12:39 PM MT1:39 PM CT2:39 PM ET14:39 ET18:39 GMT2:39 11:39 AM MST1:39 PM EST2:09 PM VEN22:39 UAE1:39 PM CT-Darvish's recent no-hit bid now officially ended in the seventh inning, not the ninth. Major League Baseball has overturned a controversial scoring decision from Friday's game between the Rangers and Red Sox. Acting on an appeal by Boston slugger David Ortiz, MLB on Wednesday changed an error in the seventh to a single.
Analysis: Darvish had retired the first 20 batters before Ortiz hit a popup that was ruled an error even though it wasn't touched. Ortiz added a clean single with two outs in the ninth, the only other hit. The popup dropped between Texas rookie second baseman Rougned Odor and right fielder Alex Rios. The official scorer charged Rios with an error, citing MLB rules that a ball doesn't have to be touched to be an error if a routine catch was possible.
|May 11 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-Darvish will get some extra rest before his next start after throwing 126 pitches in another near no-hitter.
Analysis: The Rangers announced Sunday that Darvish will not start as scheduled Wednesday at Houston. The right-hander instead is set for the series opener at home Friday against Toronto.
|May 10 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET16:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:55 PM VEN0:25 UAE (+1)3:25 PM CT-Darvish came within one out of a no-hitter for the second time, giving up only a ninth-inning single to David Ortiz in the Texas Rangers' 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Darvish struck out 12 and walked two while throwing 126 pitches.
Analysis: Darvish (3-1, 2.33 ERA) took a perfect game into the seventh before Ortiz reached on a two-out error by right fielder Alex Rios. The right-hander walked his next batter and another in the eighth but went into the ninth looking for the first no-hitter in the majors this season. Dustin Pedroia grounded out and Shane Victorino struck out, bringing Ortiz to the plate. With the crowd in a frenzy, Ortiz hit a sharp grounder through Texas' defensive shift.
|May 5 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Darvish worked into the seventh inning to earn his first victory in almost a month as the Texas Rangers trounced the Los Angeles Angels 14-3 on Sunday.
Analysis: Darvish (2-1, 2.87 ERA) shrugged off first-inning homers by Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols to get his first victory since April 6 at Tampa Bay. He allowed three runs, seven hits and no walks in 6 1-3 innings, with nine strikeouts. His teammates scored three more runs than they totaled in his five previous starts combined. The right-hander is 7-1 with a 3.82 ERA in 11 career starts against the Angels and has won his last six decisions against them.
|Apr. 29 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET11:44 ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST11:14 AM VEN19:44 UAE10:44 AM CT-Darvish again looked like a different pitcher against Oakland on Monday.
Analysis: Lasting a career-low 3 1-3 innings, Darvish yielded four runs and six hits. He owns a 4.73 ERA in nine career starts against the Athletics - his highest against any of the seven clubs he's faced at least four times. He is 1-7 against Oakland and has 13 career losses against the rest of the majors.
|Apr. 22 8:26 AM PT9:26 AM MT10:26 AM CT11:26 AM ET11:26 ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST10:56 AM VEN19:26 UAE10:26 AM CT-Darvish did not get a decision Monday. He allowed three runs on eight hits in six innings, struck out six and walked four on 116 pitches.
Analysis: Darvish faces the M's in his next outing and owns a career 7.71 ERA at Safeco Field so it may be a good idea to briefly take him out of your fantasy rotation.
|Apr. 17 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Darvish did not get a decision Wednesday.
Analysis: Facing ace Felix Hernandez, Darvish struck out eight and walked two in seven innings, but remains winless in his last eight home starts despite a 2.33 ERA in those games. His ERA is 0.82.
|Apr. 12 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Darvish struck out nine while yielding one hit in eight shutout innings in Friday's win over Houston.
Analysis: Darvish has thrown 15 shutout innings in two starts, though he's only been staked with two runs of support.
|Apr. 7 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET15:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE2:34 PM CT-Darvish allowed seven hits over seven innings in his season debut as the Texas Rangers avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday.
Analysis: Darvish struck out six and walked one. Sidelined by neck stiffness, it was his first outing since a spring training game on March 16. "I didn't feel anything unusual," Darvish said through an interpreter. Darvish got his 500th career strikeout, coming in 401 2-3 innings, by fanning David DeJesus and Wil Myers in the first. According to the Rangers, it is the fewest innings for a starter to reach 500 strikeouts in major league history.
|Apr. 2 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-The Texas Rangers say ace Yu Darvish is set to make his first start of the season Sunday at Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Manager Ron Washington says Darvish is as strong as he was before the neck stiffness that kept the pitcher from throwing for two weeks. Darvish was placed on the disabled list to start the season, though the move was retroactive to March 21, making the right-hander eligible to be activated this weekend.
|Mar. 31 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET13:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE12:39 PM CT-Darvish has thrown an 86-pitch bullpen session and could return to the rotation in the next week.
Analysis: Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that Darvish could return without making a rehabilitation start. He's eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday.
|Mar. 25 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE11:08 AM CT-The Texas Rangers have activated Yu Darvish from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Darvish had been on the DL with neck stiffness. The right-hander made his final spring training start on March 16.
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Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.
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Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.
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John Frates called in to the show to discuss his son Peter and his past experience with Fred.
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