Schedule Aligned for a Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta Match-Up When the Phillies Come to Wrigley

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Schedule Aligned for a Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta Match-Up When the Phillies Come to Wrigley

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Well, sir. This is absolutely thrilling, but also downright terrifying:

I still have plenty of love for Jake Arrieta, so it’s not like you’ll hear a cross word from me on him. But I’m definitely not looking forward to seeing Arrieta get raucous cheers as the visitor, while home starter Yu Darvish is booed mercilessly the first time he throws a ball.

… but, for the drama, I’m very excited that I’ll be at that game.

It would certainly help if Darvish not only pitches well in that game, obviously, but also if maybe he puts together a solid outing this week in Cincinnati. Neither pitcher has been dominant since their free agencies crossed paths, but, sigh, it’s not hard to know which pitcher is which in Michael’s tweet:


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