Yu Darvish sharp in debut
The spring's best story could be the Japanese star's arrival stateside
PEORIA, Ariz. -- Yu Darvish brought a mix of Strasburg-mania and Linsanity to the Cactus League in his spring debut with the Texas Rangers Wednesday. The crowd of 2,910 might have been oblivious to the long-term ramifications, but you didn't need a Peoria Chamber of Commerce brochure to know that something special was taking place.
A talented young pitcher with widespread cultural appeal has crossed the threshold from stretching on the back fields and throwing in the bullpen to hauling ...
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