Baseball: Darvish to miss All-Star Game, dealing with bad back

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San Diego Padres right-hander Yu Darvish is among a group of players unable to participate in the upcoming All-Star Game, as MLB on Saturday released the list of those who are inactive due to injury or have chosen not to play. The hyped Darvish-Shohei Ohtani matchup will have to wait, as Darvish, who delivered his worst outing of the season Thursday, will not pitch in next week's All-Star Game in Denver, Colorado as he deals with back and hip tightness. The All-Stars will come together at Coors Field for the Home Run Derby on Monday and the All-Star Game on Tuesday. MLB named 11 players to the...

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