How to hit Yu
Opponents try to solve the mystery of Yu Darvish
TALK ABOUT A RIDDLE wrapped in a mystery. When it comes to Yu Darvish, the 25-year-old who has taken the American League by storm, some things are clear. "He's got some pretty cool hair," Johnny Damon says. "He's the rock star who came over from Japan." Solving the former Nippon Ham Fighter at the plate, however, is still a matter of underinformed debate. Through May 29, Darvish was 7-2 with a 3.25 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 10 starts. We asked six hitters who have had success ...
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ESPN The Magazine: June 11, 2012