Yu Darvish

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Shepkowski: MLB’s First Half Awards

The Brewers surprise, Trout dominates and there’s a Tanaka/Abreu battle for best AL rookie.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.


Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: New MLB Cameras Will Expose Ignorant Announcers

Real-time data collection will allow us to instantly analyze every movement on a baseball field.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

Jose Abreu. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Angi: What The Abreu Signing Means For The White Sox

Signing Abreu shows that the organization is committed to turning its back on the past .

670 The Score–10/18/2013

Ron Washington and A.J. Pierzynski argue a questionable call from umpire Ron Kulpa.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

GIF: Controversial Call Ruins Yu Darvish’s Perfect Game

Through 17 Astro batters, Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish was perfect.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

Yu Darvish. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Writer Who Thinks Math Is Bad For Baseball Is Not Your Friend

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.-

670 The Score–06/05/2013

Jose Quintana throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers. (Credit: Rick Yeatts, Getty)

Texas Tops White Sox 10-6

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 #11 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. (Credit: Bob Levey)

Yu Darvish Loses Perfect Game With 2 Outs In 9th

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.


Wild Card Game - Baltimore Orioles v Texas Rangers

Orioles Knock Out 2-Time AL Champion Rangers 5-1

Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.


Yu Darvish. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Yu Darvish Beats Out Peavy For Final A.L. All-Star Spot

The White Sox may have swept the Rangers, but they lost to Texas in the vote for the final American League All-Star.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

World Baseball Classic 2009 - Korea v Japan

Video: Insane Yu Darvish Fan

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.

670 The Score–04/11/2012

Yu Darvish. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Darvish, Rangers Agree to $60M, 6-yr Deadline Deal

Japan’s best pitcher and the Texas Rangers agreed before Wednesday’s deadline to a $60 million, six-year contract.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

World Baseball Classic 2009 - Korea v Japan

Goldstein: Darvish Is No Joke

As the Yu Darvish sweepstakes comes to a close, Kevin Goldstein joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss the Japanese-born pitcher.

670 The Score–12/15/2011