Tim Polzer
Wednesday September 26th, 2012

A stiff neck will keep Yu Darvish off the mound tonight. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Anthony Andro of Fox Sports Southwest reports Texas Rangers righthander Yu Darvish has been scratched from tonight's start against the Oakland A's due to neck stiffness.

Darvis (16-9) had a stiff neck this morning and couldn't "get loose" despite subsequent treatment.

Scott Feldman will take Darvish's start. Feldman (6-11) recently lost his spot in the Rangers' starting rotation. Adrian Beltre's two-run home run and ninth-inning bases-loaded single gave the Rangers a dramatic 5-4 walk-off win in last night's opener of the four-game series. The Rangers (91-62) begin tonight five games ahead of the A's in the American League West standings.

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