Yu Darvish to start Opening Day

Updated: January 25, 2014, 12:45 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish, as long as he's healthy, will start Opening Day for the Texas Rangers against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Manager Ron Washington made that proclamation after a fan asked about it at Rangers Fan Fest at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday morning.

"I think it's obvious," Washington said. "It's Darvish."

Darvish received an injection to relieve inflammation in his lower back after the season was over, but the club has received good reports and the ...

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