The Nippon Ham Fighters appear to have decided on pitching Yu Darvish in Game 7.
"He definitely won't pitch in Game 6," said Masataka Nashida. "He is prepared to start Game 7. If we need to limit his pitches, then we may bring him in relief."
Masato Yoshii added, "We've thought everything through for Game 7. Rather that use [Darvish] in relief for Game 6, we thought it might be better to let him go all out in Game 7."
The only problem is that Darvish still doesn't really know where he is right now in terms of his condition. And according to Nashida, he's feeling tightness in his right shoulder from relying on his upper body so much to throw.
The Fighters will make a final decision at some point later today.
Question: If the Fighters make it to Game 7, do you really risk further injury with Darvish just so that the team has a better shot at winning now?