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    Rich Boy
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    Yu Darvish sucks

    Anyone watching this guy? Gives up tons of hits, is wild often, walks guys

    This guy is a fkn scrub.

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    The whole getting rid of CJ wilson because of $ and then paying 50 mil just to SPEAK to Darvish made no sense to me at all

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    All Jap pitchers suck, they are good for a short while then its like they couldn't get out a HS team

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    I know they said he changed his delivery from the first start, but this inst what I expected.

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    whoreshit move by rangers

    might come to bite them

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    He is getting hit up by 2 of the worst teams in baseball... Hopefully its just nerves/mechanics.

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    2 earned runs today. he will be fine.

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    guy can't throw strikes

    if 20 million dollar man could deliver in the clutch Twins would be winning

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    Yu Darvish sucks Yep, that's the rumor. Oh wait...you mean his pitching?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Landers View Post
    All Jap pitchers suck, they are good for a short while then its like they couldn't get out a HS team
    Kuroda is the only good one but he throws hard no gimmicks like the other guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by neverstoppers23 View Post
    2 earned runs today. he will be fine.
    Actually only 1 was earned. His WHIP so far is scary though.
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    Is he really gay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post

    unreal.

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    He's pitched 2 games. You guys are fukkin' idiots.
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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    He's pitched 2 games. You guys are fukkin' idiots.
    Opie, we know you are required to worship him, don't sweat it.

    I think he'll be alright, but never worth the insane contract he was gifted.
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    If RBs threads hold form, he will probably win the Cy Young now.

    Sorry man, but I had to say it.






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    Opie doesnt give a rat's ass how gay the kid is.... JUST WIN BABE





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    Confirmed Homosexual athletes:

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    Did you know in Japan the baseball is smaller than the one used in America?

    Also when has a Japanese pitcher lived up to the hype. There is this fantasy of finding a great Japanese pitcher that has never happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by samgurt View Post
    The whole getting rid of CJ wilson because of $ and then paying 50 mil just to SPEAK to Darvish made no sense to me at all
    CJ was an arrogant locker room cancer and so full of himself that the Rangers were not even interested in re-signing him...and was 0-7 in the playoffs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neverstoppers23 View Post
    2 earned runs today. he will be fine.
    1 earned run today

    He will be fine, 14-16 wins this season for the Rangers...and he may be their 5th best starter
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    Quote Originally Posted by KKoz9 View Post
    CJ was an arrogant locker room cancer and so full of himself that the Rangers were not even interested in re-signing him...and was 0-7 in the playoffs.
    He is an arogant POS, and his consistent playoff misfortune was not worth his attitude.

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    You dont have to be a great pitcher to play for the rangers, alot of great ones wouldnt even want to pitch in arlington with the kind of numbers you are going to post in that hitters park. Darvish is 1-0 and looked pretty solid under pressure today with the bases loaded. You are never out of a game when you have the texas offense behind you, I like how he pitches under pressure. Still a work in progress.

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    he was being careful with mauer, morneau, willingham. so he walked some people and gave up a few singles. no biggies though, the kid gets it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by face View Post
    he was being careful with mauer, morneau, willingham. so he walked some people and gave up a few singles. no biggies though, the kid gets it.
    Are you making this analyses by looking at the box score? His pitches were all over the place and though the Twins couldn't capitalize, Blackburn was the superior pitcher today. Rangers were clutch with two outs and the final box score won't tell the true story of how Yu still has not been able to consistently locate all of his pitches. MVP of today's game is Hamilton and Napoli--whose catching skills prevented things from getting a lot worse.

    I got LUCKY and cashed the Rangers. Twins were hit for hit with the Rangers until the 9th...had more players in scoring position, and drew more walks. Their OBS was solid, but couldn't get it done fortunately--I'm rather grateful. I think there was only one or two innings where the leadoff hitter didn't get on base.

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    Even if he ends up to be very good. It was still a dumb gamble on texas's part

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    Quote Originally Posted by High3rEl3m3nt View Post

    Are you making this analyses by looking at the box score? His pitches were all over the place and though the Twins couldn't capitalize, Blackburn was the superior pitcher today. Rangers were clutch with two outs and the final box score won't tell the true story of how Yu still has not been able to consistently locate all of his pitches. MVP of today's game is Hamilton and Napoli--whose catching skills prevented things from getting a lot worse.

    I got LUCKY and cashed the Rangers. Twins were hit for hit with the Rangers until the 9th...had more players in scoring position, and drew more walks. Their OBS was solid, but couldn't get it done fortunately--I'm rather grateful. I think there was only one or two innings where the leadoff hitter didn't get on base.
    well, i was following on mlb site, you got me, but he didn't give up the big hit to willingham or morneau, preferring to be careful and pitch around them. to me that's more important than walking people and giving up a few little hits, but i was on the under. when there's 2 runners on base you just don't want to give up the long ball and willingham has been hot. but you're right i didn't see it, i just kept seeing loads of guys on the bases and that he kept it at 2 runs.

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    I see things a little differently. Yu has not settled in. His body language is awkward and it feels like he's holding back from his playing style. I have seen lot's of Japanese footage of him in his element and this guy plays like Valverde when he's feeling it. If you watch him play, he's constantly touching his face on the mound and showing other signs of being nervous. Maybe we'll agree to just disagree, but in my opinion the walks, especially with a lead, were not planned. On to the next one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by High3rEl3m3nt View Post
    Confirmed Homosexual athletes:

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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    He's pitched 2 games. You guys are fukkin' idiots.
    Quote Originally Posted by face View Post
    he was being careful with mauer, morneau, willingham. so he walked some people and gave up a few singles. no biggies though, the kid gets it.
    Did either of you watch the game? He loaded the bases 3 fukking times in 5 innings to one of the worst lineups in baseball.

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    well, maybe you're right. no i did not watch it. what can i say. just glad he and nathan didn't serve up the cookie for the long ball.

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    Yu Darvish = Big in Japan


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    Still way early in his career and the season... I think he'll settle down.
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    guy should settle in and be decent that WHIP is atrocious though. a few years of "effectively wild" would be expensive with that contract. Professional hitters catch up, I KNOW

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    Another solid outing for Yu this guy is going to be better than cliff lee if this keeps up

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