Baseball: Darvish fans 9 as Padres shut out Rangers
Yu Darvish came back from a rocky start to strike out nine over six innings and earn his eighth win for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Saturday.
Darvish (8-7), bouncing back from a disastrous start five days earlier, allowed three hits and two walks at San Diego’s Petco Park.
“I pitched well overall,” Darvish said. “My two-seamer had good movement and I had good grips on my four-seamer.”
After allowing seven runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Darvish said his turnaround was down to being in better physical condition this time out.
Still, he opened poorly again...