Rangers place Darvish on DL
Arlington, Tx (Texas Rangers Media Release) — The Texas Rangers announced that the club has placed right-handed pitcher Yu Darvish on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with right elbow inflammation.
Darvish will undergo further tests and examination on his elbow. He last pitched on Saturday in Houston, taking the loss in the Rangers’ 8-3 defeat (4.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R-5 ER, 4 BB, 7 SO, 113 pitches).
For the season, Darvish is 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 games/starts for Texas.
He leads the major leagues with 11.35 strikeouts per 9 innings and his 182 strikeouts rank tied for 4th in the American League.
This is the third disabled list stint of his major league career, the others from July 7-22, 2013 (right trapezius strain) and March 21-April 5 (neck stiffness).