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Yu Darvish makes All-Star pitch

Rangers starter's bid bolstered after striking out 10 for his AL-high 10th win

Updated: June 27, 2012, 2:03 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- It wasn't exactly an easy draw for Yu Darvish's final start before the 2012 All-Star roster is put together this weekend.

The 25-year-old Texas Rangers starter had to face Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and the hard-hitting Detroit Tigers. He had to pitch in the suffocating triple-digit Texas heat for the first time. And he had to figure out how to bounce back from a 29-pitch first inning in which he put his team behind 2-0 before the offense even had a chance to go to ...

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