Yu Darvish set to play catch Saturday

March, 27, 2014
Mar 27
10:25
PM CT
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will not travel with the team to San Antonio and will instead play catch in Arlington on Saturday and then throw off flat ground under the watchful eye of pitching coach Mike Maddux on Sunday.

"Then we'll put together a plan from there," manager Ron Washington said.

Darvish did some light jogging in the outfield at Globe Life Park prior to Thursday's game and watched from the dugout. He was scratched from his Opening Day start after his neck stiffness prevented him from throwing. Darvish was checked out by Dr. Drew Dossett on Wednesday and an MRI showed no structural issues.

The club will slowly get Darvish back up to speed and no timetable for his return has been determined yet.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Colby Lewis
WINS ERA SO IP
10 5.18 133 170
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .324
HRA. Beltre 19
RBIA. Beltre 77
RA. Beltre 79
OPSA. Beltre .879
ERAC. Lewis 5.18
SOY. Darvish 182