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Great not good enough for Yu Darvish

Rangers need ace to elevate game, because their offense isn't suddenly going to

Updated: August 18, 2013, 11:03 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish is one of the American League's best pitchers, a bona fide ace.

No one is arguing that. No one could.

Not with some of the ridiculous numbers he's put up, such as 110 hits in 160⅓ innings. Or his league-leading 214 strikeouts.

But if he's going to lead the Texas Rangers to the AL West title, the Rangers need more.

Yu must pitch better on the rare days he doesn't have his best stuff or the offense don't bless him with a ton of runs.

It's ...

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