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[10/3/2013] Yu Darvish, Junichi Tazawa, Koji Uehara

by on Oct.03, 2013 @ 4:36 pm, under MLB

From October 2:


Player Tm Last Gm Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yu Darvish TEX 9/29 DNP                    
Darvish, Anibal Sanchez, and Max Scherzer are finalists for the 2013 Players Choice Award for Most Outstanding Pitcher in the American League. [Nikkan Sports 10/3/2013] ... May have struggled with sciatica. From the Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley: Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish stayed in the rotation late in the season despite what appeared to be sciatica, an individual familiar with the situation said Tuesday. Manager Ron Washington alluded to the problem during a discussion of the season. Washington said Darvish “had something” but declined to provide details. [...] Sciatica is a common form of lower back discomfort. It can be caused by compressed nerve roots or a protruding disk in the back. [Dallas Morning News 10/1/2013]
Junichi Tazawa BOS 9/28 DNP                    
Tossed a bullpen session on the 2nd, but did not pitch in the intrasquad practice game. [Nikkan Sports 10/3/2013]
Koji Uehara BOS 9/29 DNP                    
Pitched a shutout inning during an intrasquad practice game at Fenway Park on the 2nd. He threw twelve pitches and gave up one hit. [Nikkan Sports 10/3/2013]