Signing Abreu shows that the organization is committed to turning its back on the past .
Through 17 Astro batters, Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish was perfect.
This is not difficult to understand. Nobody is taking away your precious baseball and replacing it with nine calculators. Teams are improving their chances of winning. Math doesn’t hit, throw, or catch the ball and never will.-
Texas scored six times in the sixth to break it open. Mitch Moreland, who had three hits, delivered a go-ahead double and Adrian Beltre capped the burst with a two-run homer. The bases were loaded when Beltre got to the plate before two wild pitches by Nate Jones allowed two runs
Yu Darvish was one out from a perfect game when Marwin Gonzalez grounded a clean single through the pitcher’s legs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-0 on Tuesday night.
Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.
The White Sox may have swept the Rangers, but they lost to Texas in the vote for the final American League All-Star.
Yu Darvish made his MLB debut earlier in the week and received a roaring reception from Rangers fans in attendance. One fan in particular was very excited for the debut of Yu.
Japan’s best pitcher and the Texas Rangers agreed before Wednesday’s deadline to a $60 million, six-year contract.
As the Yu Darvish sweepstakes comes to a close, Kevin Goldstein joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss the Japanese-born pitcher.