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Texas Rangers Podcast: Is Yu Darvish an ace or not?

Texas Rangers Podcast: Is Yu Darvish an ace or not?

by Todd Kaufmann | Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
| 820 baseball fanatics read this article

 

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Yu Darvish throws a pitch.

Will Yu Darvish deliver in the postseason? (Jim Cowsert/USA TODAY Sports)

Texas Rangers’ play-by-play man Eric Nadel had some doubt concerning Yu Darvish and whether or not he could be what the Rangers needed him to be. Nadel talked about Darvish’s inability to hold leads late in the game, so we decided to give our own take on Yu Darvish and where his now as well as where we expect him to be later.

While there’s no question Yu Darvish is the top man in the Rangers’ rotation, should there be concern about him heading down the stretch and especially into the playoff race?

The fifth starter comes back into the conversation, but Travis Blackley, after his performance against Seattle on Monday night, may have given the answer that ends the debate.

All that and a segment we call “Ask Grubes” on this addition of Scooping the Texas Rangers!


 

Post By Todd Kaufmann (162 Posts)

Todd Kaufmann is a freelance writer who, since moving to Texas in 2008, has covered everything from minor league baseball, the PGA Tour, college football, to the Texas Rangers themselves. He and his wife currently reside near Mansfield, Texas with their yellow lab ironically named...Ranger. You can follow him on Twitter @T_Kaufmann as well as on Facebook

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