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Yu Darvish won’t pitch in the All-Star Game on one day’s rest

Jun 26, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

Yu Darvish AP

If the Rangers’ rotation stays in its current order, starter Yu Darvish would make his final start of the first half on July 13 at home against the Angels. He would then have the option of pitching in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on the 15th on one day of rest, with a limit of one inning.

As Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News reports, Darvish won’t pitch on one day’s rest. Instead, he told reporters, he’ll be going sightseeing.

Darvish, in his third season in the major leagues, owns a 2.62 ERA with a 118/36 K/BB ratio in 96 1/3 innings across 14 starts.


  1. csbanter - Jun 26, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    No team will let its ace pitch on one day’s rest. Rangers big disappointment this year.

  2. 1998yanks - Jun 27, 2014 at 3:00 AM

    Tanaka will be starting pitcher for the All Star Game anyway.

  3. tmc602014 - Jun 27, 2014 at 6:46 PM

    Pray for a rainout. The world get Yu in the All Star Game, and the Angels avoid Yu Darvish!

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