Everything Goes Well in Yu Darvish's Final Tuneup, and He's Still Having Fun

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Everything Goes Well in Yu Darvish’s Final Tuneup, and He’s Still Having Fun

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Although it got off to an auspicious start as a youngster jumped on his first pitch for a homer, Yu Darvish’s outing today against minor leaguers went just fine. He wore a bandaid as he was supposed to (blister), and had no issues over his 71 pitches.

So, then, everything is in place for him to have a normal bullpen session next, and open the season against the Rangers, as originally planned.

Yu Darvish loves messing with people now, and I am extremely here for it:

In sum, he’s ready:

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