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  1. Darvish in favor of six-man rotation

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- At the All-Star Game last week, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish talked about having six-man pitching rotations as a means to stem the wave of recent arm injuries in baseball. Discussions about six-man rotations have occurred more frequent...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Yu Darvish honored by All-Star consideration

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are sending a franchise-record seven players to the All-Star game July 10, but right-handed starter Yu Darvish is in the running to make it eight. Darvish was on the bad end of the Rangers' 3-1 loss to the Oakland A...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  3. Yu Darvish is good but gets the loss

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was Yu Darvish's last start at Ranger Ballpark before a weekend appearance in Minneapolis and maybe a trip to Kansas City for the July 10 All-Star game. Sunday night, the rookie right-hander was at times dominant, gritty, an...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  4. 2012 MLB All-Star Game -- Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish doesn'...

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers' $60 million Japanese import, right-hander Yu Darvish, said Friday despite being tied for the AL lead in wins (10) and fourth in strikeouts (106), he's not deserving of an All-Star bid.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  5. Alexi Ogando is pitching for his spot

    Calvin Watkins

    The Rangers are not giving up on starter Alexi Ogando. But it seems Friday night's start vs. the Florida Marlins might be his last outing before the All Star break unless he breaks out of this three-game slide he's been in. He's scheduled to ma...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  6. Rangers haven't forgotten Chris Davis

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The criticism against first baseman Chris Davis is he can't hit big league pitching. In the minor leagues, he's a star. And while spending just 33 games at Triple-A Round Rock, Davis was selected to the Triple-A All-Star game for hit...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  7. Mike Maddux named pitching coach for All-Star team

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has been named a pitching coach for a series of exhibition games between MLB All-Stars and Japan's All-Stars. The games will be played Nov. 11-20 with the MLB players and coaches leaving for Japan next week...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  8. Wash to manage All-Star team in Japan

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington will manage a team of MLB All-Stars in a five-game series against Samurai Japan, Japan's National Team, beginning Nov. 11. Games will be played in Osaka, Tokyo and Sapporo, with exhibition games in Osaka and Ok...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  9. Yu Darvish's thoughts on pitching

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The ace of the Texas Rangers' staff is normally guarded with his comments with reporters. During the All-Star break, Yu Darvish revealed his thoughts about the game, raising questions about how pitchers are trained in the big leagues, ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  10. Chris Davis selected to PCL All-Star team

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Rangers got a slew of players selected to a couple of minor league all-star games today. Chris Davis, tied for fourth in the Pacific Coast League with 19 home runs for Round Rock, was selected as a reserve for the Triple-A All Star ...

    Blog | June 29, 2011