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Yu Darvish pitches a gem in 1st appearance against the Yankees

In the Yankees first game against Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, he showed off everything that made him a great success in Japan. He worked ahead of the count, had strong command, changed locations, used six different pitches, and varied his … Continue reading

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Kuroda downplays Japanese pitcher showdown

Japan will surely be excited on Tuesday when Japanese stars Hiroki Kuroda and Yu Darvish face-off against each other as the Rangers host the Yankees. However, Kuroda is trying to downplay the matchup. “I try not to think about it; … Continue reading

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Rumor: Yankees placed low-ball bid for Darvish

The Yankees might as well have not even bid on Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish. The Yankees bid was for less than $20 million, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York. That didn’t even come anywhere close to the record … Continue reading

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Rangers win bidding for Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish

The Texas Rangers have won the bidding for Japanese starter Yu Darvish with a bid of $51.7 million, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The bid narrowly beats the Red Sox bid of $51.1 million for Daisuke Matsuzaka back … Continue reading

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