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YU DARVISH MLB DEBUT VS. SEATTLE MARINERS
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 01:42 PM EDT

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish will make his major league debut against Ichiro Suzuki and the Seattle Mariners on April 9 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

The Texas Rangers announced the order of their rotation and decided not to break left-handed pitchers Derek Holland and Matt Harrison that means those 2 will follow Colby Lewis with Darvish slotted in the No. 4 area and Neftali Feliz rounding out the 5-man rotation. Baseball odds.

That sets up Darvish for the Monday night start in Texas, followed by his 1st road start in Minnesota 5 days later. He is probably going to face the N.Y Yankees in Texas that 1st month.

“Wherever and whenever I’m told to pitch, I’ll just do my best,” Darvish related thru a translator. “That’s all I’m thinking about at this moment.”

The club could change the rotation at some specific point using off days to split up the left-handed starters. But the Rangers won’t do it as the season begins.

Rangers’ chief Ron Washington was asked his thoughts on Darvish facing Suzuki in the club’s 1st American League West game of the season.

“Just get him out,” Washington recounted. “Ichiro is among the better players in the American League. Darvish will be attempting to build himself as one of the better pitchers, so it must be a good matchup. But it’s not Darvish against Ichiro; it’s Darvish vs the Seattle Mariners.”

Darvish, 25-year-old, makes his final start in the Arizona desert on Fri. night in Scottsdale, Arizona, against the Colorado Rockies. He’s sure to go 6 innings and push his pitch count towards 100 pitches. Darvish will then dial it back to 1 or 2 innings in his final tune-up on Wed. in Frisco against the Rangers’ Double-A squad before making his 1st regular-season start.

Darvish has thrown fifteen innings in Arizona — in Cactus League, small time and intrasquad games — and has given up 7 runs on twelve hits with ten walks and 21 strikeouts. Darvish has impressed scouts with the movement on his breaking pitches and his steady delivery.

Washington expressed conviction in his young 2012 rotation.

“We have some unknowns, but those unfamiliar are extremely gifted,” Washington recounted. “I feel relaxed that they’ll go out there and keep us in ballgames. That’s the bottom line.”

Lewis, the vet of the staff, makes his 1st Opening Day start after posting successive 200-inning seasons after returning from a flourishing 2 year stint in Japan. Lewis was 14-10 with a 4.40 ERA in 2011 and has been the club’s top postseason pitcher the past two years. Lewis has 4 wins in 8 playoff starts, posting a 2.34 ERA. He won Game 6 of the ALCS in 2010, sending the Rangers to the franchise’s 1st World Series. Baseball spreads.

“He’s a veteran and trustworthy,” Washington recounted. “You know what you’re going to get.”

Holland is among the club’s young guns, fresh off a new agreement worth $28.5 million over 5 years with 2 club options. He was 16-5 with a 3.95 ERA last year, including a remarkable 2nd-half stretch.


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