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Yu Darvish says he didn't quit on Rangers
Yu Darvish says he didn't quit on Rangers

Yu Darvish saved his best stuff for after his inning on the mound. The Texas Rangers ace, who was shut down in August because of elbow inflammation, threw 14 pitches without any discomfort during an intrasquad game Sunday at Surprise, Ariz., his most extensive work since the injury ended his 2014 season. Afterward, the three-time All-Star described his outing as "great," saying he was pleased with his performance, which included him hitting 94 mph on the radar gun. Darvish delivered a surprise after the workout by speaking to writers almost exclusively in English for the first time since joining the Rangers in 2012. Standing in front of his locker, Darvish first shooed away...

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