Yu Darvish RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh Donaldson humorously enters Christian Yelich-Yu Darvish beef

    Larry Brown Sports "The sudden Twitter beef between Christian Yelich and Yu Darvish is, at the very least, entertaining to the rest of baseball. Yelich reacted strongly to suggestions that he may have been stealing signs against Yu Darvish in a 2019 game between the Milwaukee Brewers and..." November 16

  • Christian Yelich slams Yu Darvish over Brewers sign stealing allegation

    Larry Brown Sports "After widespread stories about the Houston Astros’ electronic sign stealing operation dominated the news this week, it seems plenty of people are looking for evidence that other teams may have been up to shady business as well. One of the teams named as potentially operating..." November 15

  • Yu Darvish doesn't blame 2017 WS struggles vs. Astros on sign-stealing

    The Score "If anybody has the right to be upset that the Houston Astros allegedly stole signs during the 2017 season, it's Yu Darvish. The right-hander went 0-2 with a 21.60 ERA against the Astros in the 2017 World Series as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Those..." November 15

  • Yu Darvish sends hilarious tweet about Astros cheating scandal

    Larry Brown Sports "Yu Darvish has shouldered much of the blame for the Los Angeles Dodgers losing to the Houston Astros in the 2017 World Series, but the bombshell report that was published on Tuesday has some wondering if he may have been just another victim of sign stealing. Darvish has obviously heard those..." November 13

  • Yu Darvish Won’t Exercise Opt-Out Clause

    MLB Trade Rumors "In a decision that won’t surprise anyone, right-hander Yu Darvish will not opt out of the remaining four years and $81MM on his contract, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets. The 33-year-old had the right to re-enter the open market but will now remain with the Cubs for..." October 31

  • Yu Darvish waits over a year to taunt Justin Verlander

    Yahoo! Sports "Revenge is a dish best served cold. Social media revenge is not so serious a thing — and probably shouldn’t be called “revenge,” really — but it too is probably best served cold. Let’s call it “clapback ceviche.” Whatever you call it, Yu..." October 24

  • Yu Darvish sets Cubs record with eight consecutive strikeouts

    Hardball Talk "Cubs starter Yu Darvish set a new club record with eight consecutive strikeouts during Tuesday night’s home start against the Reds. Darvish struck out Sonny Gray and Josh VanMeter to end the second inning, then consecutively fanned Joey Votto,..." September 18

  • Cubs confident Yu Darvish's forearm injury is minor

    NBC Sports Chicago "Anytime you hear a pitcher dealing with a forearm issue, it's cause for concern. That's especially true when it's a pitcher who already had Tommy John surgery and just received another elbow procedure last fall. Despite that, the Cubs are confident Yu Darvish's..." September 02

  • Cubs' Yu Darvish scratched from scheduled start vs. Brewers due to forearm tightness

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs have won four of their last five games and are concluding an important series on Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers. But they'll have to go about their business without scheduled starter Yu Darvish, who was scratched beforehand due to forearm tightness -- a condition..." September 01

  • 5 MLB pitchers who need to step up down the stretch

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s do-or-die time for a number of Major League Baseball contenders. Pennant races are tight, particularly the wild card races, though there are some division battles that remain well worth watching too. It’s to the point of the season where little things will make all the..." August 29

  • Yu Darvish says Craig Kimbrel taught him nasty new pitch

    Larry Brown Sports "Yu Darvish is making the most of his time with new teammate Craig Kimbrel. The Chicago Cubs right-hander, who went eight innings strong on Tuesday to earn the 5-2 win over the New York Mets, said that he got two of his seven strikeouts on the day with his new knucklecurve. Darvish..." August 28

  • Yu Darvish and Cubs Studio Host In Riveting Baseball Stat Nerd Debate

    The Big Lead "Yu Darvish entered Wednesday evening having given up just seven earned runs in his previous four starts, but gave up six earned runs in 5.1 innings — including four homers — in what wound up being a rollercoaster victory for the Cubs over the Giants at Wrigley Field. With..." August 22

  • Yu and improved Cubs? Darvish resurrection is the deadline acquisition Cubs need most

    Chicago Sun-Times "The 98 mph fastball sizzled over the inside part of the plate as Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig unleashed a big swing and miss for the final out in the sixth inning Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Yu Darvish turned to pump his fist and screamed, then pumped his fist again and screamed one..." July 18

  • Yu Darvish's $126 Million Nightmare May Never End for Cubs

    Bleacher Report "Yu Darvish was outstanding his last time out for the Chicago Cubs. Starting against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, he allowed only two hits, one walk and zero runs over six innings. Yet after he did so 21 times through his first five major league seasons, it's telling that this..." July 16

  • Clayton Kershaw defends Yu Darvish ahead of return to Dodger Stadium

    Orange County Register "In the eyes of many, Yu Darvish will be returning to the scene of the crime Saturday night. The Japanese right-hander will start for the Chicago Cubs against the Dodgers, his first start at Dodger Stadium since he robbed the Dodgers of any chance to win the 2017 World Series –..." June 15