Yu Darvish Helps Provide the Offense Again, Singling Before Addison Russell's Homer

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Yu Darvish Helps Provide the Offense Again, Singling Before Addison Russell’s Homer

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So, you probably wonder why I’m leading with Yu Darvish’s second single of the day, rather than Addison Russell’s two-run homer. Well, for as ice cold as Russell has been, it’s actually the Darvish feat that is way more impressive.

You see, Darvish now has two hits today. He’s never had two hits before in a game. He’s never had two hits before IN A SEASON. Now *THAT* is crazy. He had also scored only one other run before in his career (a homer with the Rangers). It’s been an absurd day, relatively speaking, for Darvish at the plate.

But also, here is the Russell homer:



Author: Brett Taylor

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