Yu Darvish has 1st Cactus start

Updated: March 8, 2012, 10:34 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish did a little bit of everything in his first two official innings of spring training.

He got three strikeouts, showing nice movement on his pitches. He gave up two doubles, discovering what major league hitters do to fastballs up in the strike zone. Darvish got a chance to use his 6-foot-5 frame and made two solid defensive plays, putting his athleticism on display. The 25-year-old threw his seven-pitch repertoire -- all out of the ...

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