Tag Archives: Yu Darvish

Posted on August 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine What was initially supposed to be a short stint on the DL for Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish has turned into a more than two-month absence. However, Darvish now says that he’s able to pitch pain-free and is “very optimistic” that he’ll return to the team’s rotation before […]

Posted on July 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have jumped on the bandwagon of contending teams acquiring starting pitchers. Late night Thursday, the Cubs agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers for starter Cole Hamels. The Rangers will receive pitcher Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy, and a player to be named […]

Posted on May 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this season, the Chicago Cubs have placed Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL. The Cubs made the move prior to Saturday’s game against the Giants, sending Darvish to the DL because of triceps tendinitis. The injury is yet another setback in what has […]

Posted on April 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After signing a $126 million contract in February, Yu Darvish has not gotten off to a good start with the Chicago Cubs. In his first four starts of the season, Darvish is 0-2 with a 6.86 ERA. On top of that, Darvish has also come under fire […]

Posted on March 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Slowly but surely, the top free agents left on the market are finding a home. The latest is starting pitcher Lance Lynn. Multiple reports have confirmed that the Minnesota Twins have agreed to sign Lynn to a one-year deal worth $12 million. Signing Lynn figures to be […]

Posted on March 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite making three straight trips to the NLCS, the Chicago Cubs are hungry for a return to the World Series in 2018. Many people view the Cubs as one of the top contenders in the National League heading into the season. But can they live up to […]

Posted on February 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After a long and fairly uneventful winter, spring training is finally here. Outside of the Miami Marlins trading away their top players, there hasn’t been a ton of player movement this offseason. However, things are finally starting to pick up on that front. Even with more movement […]

Posted on February 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With Yu Darvish signing with the Cubs, the free agent market finally has some movement at the top. The next domino to fall figures to be former Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. Earlier this offseason, the Twins and Brewers were the perceived favorites to sign him. That may […]

Posted on February 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the biggest dominoes in the stagnant free agent market has finally fallen. Multiple sources are reporting that Yu Darvish has agreed to sign with the Chicago Cubs. The deal is reportedly worth $126 million over six seasons. However, with the incentives in the contract, Darvish can make […]

Posted on February 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Of all the free agents that remain unsigned, one of the most overlooked has been former St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn. Before he missed all of 2016 because of Tommy John surgery, he was one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball. He also bounced back […]

Posted on February 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It seems hard to believe, but the start of spring training is less than two weeks ago. It’s hard to believe in large part because so many of the top free agents remain unsigned. There are a lot of theories as to why the market has been […]

Posted on February 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine A slow free agent marke this offseason has not sat well with MLB players, even the ones under contract. Prominent agent Brodie Van Wagenen spoke out on the issue Friday in an open letter he posted via Twitter. In the letter, Van Wagenen says that this year’s stagnant […]

Posted on February 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After a copule major moves toward the end of January, the Milwaukee Brewers may end up being one of the top winners this offseason. However, the Brewers aren’t finished. After adding both Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain to their outfield, Milwaukee is still in the market for […]

Posted on January 23, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB free agent market has shown some signs of waking up in recent days. However, many of the top free agents remain available, most notably Yu Darvish. Earlier this offseason, we predicted each team’s odds of landing Darvish. But since then, there have been changes to the […]

Posted on December 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After a slight delay, the baseball hot stove is finally starting to heat up. It seems likely that the next domino to fall will be starting pitcher Yu Darvish. Other than perhaps Jake Arrieta, Darvish is considered the top starter on the free agent market this winter. […]

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