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Friday, September 5, 2014

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish may not pitch this season


By on 9/05/2014 07:00:00 AM

The Texas Rangers entered a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night with a dismal 53-86 record, last in the American League West. Injuries have haunted the Rangers all season, and the team currently has 14 players on the disabled list. The news gets worse on the injury front, as pitcher Yu Darvish is unlikely to pitch again this season due to an elbow injury.


Our own Ryan O'Rourke reported on August 25 that Darvish, who was placed on the 15 day DL with elbow inflammation on August 13th, was unlikely to pitch again this season.

An update on Darvish, as reported by Jackson Alexander of MLB.com, is that his elbow was examined yesterday.  General manager Jon Daniels said that Darvish has improved from a symptoms standpoint, but he hasn't started throwing.  With just 24 games remaining in the season it seems unlikely that Darvish will return this season.
"The calendar is working against us here. It's going to be a common sense decision, probably leaning toward not taking a chance with it. We'll wait to see what the doctor says and determine the next steps."
Darvish, in his third Major League season, is 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts.  In 144 1/3 innings, he's allowed 133 hits and stuck out 182.  Darvish has a career record of 39-25 with an ERA of 3.27. In 545 1/3 innings, he's allowed only 434 hits and struck out 680. 




 
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