Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish began his throwing program on Monday, reports MLB.com. Darvish was able to make 25 throws from 45 feet and reported no issues. Darvish will continue to expand his throwing program later this week and over the next few weeks. He has not pitched this season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March.
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish will see a doctor later this week in the hope of being cleared to begin a throwing program, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Darvish will not pitch this season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March.
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, out for the season after Tommy John surgery in March, has completed the range-of-motion portion of his rehab. The Star Telegram reported that Darvish is out of the elbow brace he's been wearing since the surgery and is working on strengthening his forearm.
Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Tuesday, according to the Star-Telegram. The procedure was done by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Darvish missed the final weeks of the 2014 season due to elbow inflammation, and experienced tightness in his right triceps on March 5 before an MRI revealed a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. After multiple options from different doctors, Darvish and the Rangers opted for surgery, ending his 2015 season. Darvish went 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts, tossing two complete games and one shutout last season. He is 39-25 with a 3.27 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP and 680:218 K:BB ratio over 83 MLB starts (545 1/3 innings).
Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the 2015 season, the team announced Friday in a press release. He will have the surgery Tuesday, which will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. Darvish left his first spring start March 5 against the Royals after one inning with tightness in his right triceps. An MRI and examination by Dr. Keith Meister indicated Darvish had a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Darvish was then examined in New York on March 10 by Dr. David Altchek, who agreed with Dr. Meister's recommendation for surgery. The Rangers then sent Darvish's MRIs to Dr. Andrews for a third opinion. The 28-year-old Darvish was an All-Star in each of his first three seasons in the majors. He is 39-25 with a 3.27 ERA and 1.20 WHIP over 83 MLB starts. He also has 680 strikeouts in 545 1/3 innings.
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