Baseball: Padres power Darvish to 100th MLB win


Yu Darvish became the second Japanese pitcher after Hideo Nomo with 100 MLB wins Friday despite a less-than-stellar effort in the San Diego Padres’ 9-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

The Padres spotted Darvish (5-4) an early 6-0 lead at Coors Field, and the right-hander allowed four runs on five hits and four walks over 5-1/3 innings while striking out six.

Darvish expressed appreciation for those who made his milestone possible.

“I piled these (wins up) along with many teammates on a number of teams,” he said. “I’m deeply grateful to them.”

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