Baseball: Darvish empathizes with depression-hit tennis star Osaka

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San Diego Padres right-hander Yu Darvish empathized with comments made by fellow Japanese and tennis star Naomi Osaka, who withdrew from the French Open on Monday disclosing her struggle with depression. Darvish, speaking online on Thursday after claiming his 170th career win in Japan and the majors with his sixth win of the year on Thursday, said athletes are susceptible to issues not visible to others. "In our case, the expressions we wear at home change from those we show the outside world," said the 34-year-old, who mentally struggled while suffering with an undisclosed physical issue afte...

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