Yu Darvish RUMORS & NEWS

  • Padres ace Yu Darvish is still someone Dodgers fans can root for

    The Athletic "It’s been three and a half years since Yu Darvish took the mound for the Dodgers in Game 7 of the 2017 World Series and pitched the worst game of his life. In the 42 months since that fateful night at Chavez Ravine, Darvish has bounced from the Dodgers to the Cubs and..." April 24

  • Padres' Yu Darvish 'trusts' MLB will adopt universal DH before Opening Day

    Real GM Baseball "The possibility of the National League adopting the designated hitter for 2021 appeared to die in March, but Yu Darvish gave it some life on Wednesday. " April 01

  • Padres' Yu Darvish named Opening Day starter

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The last time Yu Darvish faced the Padres, on Sept. 12, 2019, he struck out 14 batters. In six innings. The Padres managed two hits and walked twice. They didn’t score until he was replaced. It was the kind of game, not really all that rare at the time,..." March 25

  • Yu Darvish floats novel approach to how to handle DH position

    Sportress of Blogitude "  The designated hitter will return to its normal status as an American League-only institution in 2021 after it was used in the National League as an adaptation and precaution during 2020’s pandemic-altered 60-game campaign. New San Diego Padres pitcher Yu..." February 19

  • Yu Darvish Doesn't Understand Why the Cubs Traded Him

    The Big Lead "Yu Darvish held a press conference on Thursday to discuss his trade from the Chicago Cubs to the San Diego Padres. While Darvish seemed excited to be heading to San Diego, he was puzzled as to why the Cubs traded him away and are cutting payroll instead of trying to..." January 01

  • Cubs president Jed Hoyer: Finances 'not the focus' of Yu Darvish trade

    Yardbarker "Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer spoke with reporters on a Zoom call Wednesday morning, discussing a slew of topics in the wake of Tuesday's trade of Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini to the Padres. Notably, Hoyer claimed early in the process that..." December 30

  • Cubs' Willson Contreras Being 'Extensively' Shopped After Yu Darvish Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Chicago Cubs appear to be clearing their books of high-priced contracts. The team reportedly is shopping catcher Willson Contreras on the trade market, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today, after already dealing Yu Darvish to..." December 30

  • Cubs on verge of fire sale after Yu Darvish blockbuster trade

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Cubs could be on the verge of a major fire sale following the blockbuster trade sending Yu Darvish to the San Diego Padres. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports the Cubs are “extensively” shopping two-time All-Star catcher..." December 29

  • Details on Yu Darvish trade to Padres emerge

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Diego Padres continue to beef up their squad as they enter a 2021 season coming off last season’s strong year. On Sunday night, the Padres acquired 2018 AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell from the Rays. On Monday, the team was working on a large deal to bring in..." December 29

  • Cubs trade Yu Darvish to Padres in seven-player swap

    Sportsnet "The Chicago Cubs are trading pitcher Yu Darvish to the San Diego Padres in a seven-player trade, according to multiple reports. Darvish and catcher Victor Caratini are headed to San Diego, while the Cubs receive pitcher Zach Davies, shortstop prospects..." December 28

  • Padres in serious discussions to acquire Yu Darvish from Cubs

    MSN.com "The Padres are seriously pursuing Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish on the trade market, the Athletic reported Monday. Darvish, 34, is coming off a superb 2020 season in which he finished as the National League Cy Young runner-up after going 8-3 with a 2.01 ERA and 0.96 WHIP. News of the..." December 28

  • Padres Have “Been in Contact with the Cubs” About a Yu Darvish Trade

    Bleacher Nation "Earlier this week, Jon Morosi suggested that the Cubs trading Yu Darvish to the Padres could make a lot of sense for both teams, and while you never want to go too far on a pundit’s suggestion, sometimes those “guesses” are coming from a position of background..." December 27

  • Yu Darvish Generating Trade Interest

    MLB Trade Rumors "While Kris Bryant has been the focal point of most Cubs trade speculation this winter, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets that right-hander Yu Darvish’s name “seems out there in trade talks,” though he cautions that it could be little more than a..." December 22

  • Cubs Yu Darvish 'Out There' in Trade Talks

    Bleacher Report "Although Yu Darvish is reportedly "out there" in trade talks, the chances of the Chicago Cubs moving him is "very low," according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. A rival executive guessed it would take a return involving Babe Ruth to..." December 21

  • Why Cubs Should Trade Yu Darvish to Highest Bidder Once Trevor Bauer Signs

    Bleacher Report "The moment Trevor Bauer signs on the dotted line, multiple teams will be left scrambling to fill a void atop their starting rotation. That's when the Chicago Cubs will have an opportunity to take control of the MLB offseason by dangling right-hander Yu..." December 15

  • Ranking the Cubs' trade chips if they blow things up

    The Score "The Chicago Cubs appear to be on the verge of blowing up their roster. Rival executives expect the team to trade multiple stars this offseason in the wake of Theo Epstein's resignation as president of baseball operations. Chicago has seemed to be financially..." November 20