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Yu Darvish Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas 11 hours ago

Yu Darvish with interesting thoughts on pitching

NEW YORK -- The ace of the Texas Rangers staff is normally guarded with his comments with reporters. During the all star break, Yu Darvish revealed his thoughts about the game, raising questions about how pitchers are trained in the big leagues, the type of baseballs used and why several Japanese pitchers arrive in America healthy but end up hurt. “I think everybody has a hard time maintaining their health, and everyone has a risk of getting injured,” Darvish said to Japanese reporters during the all star break in Minneapolis last week.
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Yu Darvish Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas 20 hours ago

Darvish in favor of six-man rotation

NEW YORK -- At the All-Star Game last week, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish talked about having six-man pitching rotations as a means to stem the wave of recent arm injuries in baseball. Discussions about six-man rotations have occurred more frequently this season in the wake of a multitude of players getting hurt and needing reconstructive elbow surgery. Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka, like Darvish a superstar in Japan before coming to Major League Baseball, was put on the disabled list July 9 with a partially torn ligament in his right elbow.
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Yu Darvish Rotoworld Jul 21, 2014

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