Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has right elbow inflammation

Friday August 15th, 2014

An MRI revealed that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has mild inflammation in his right elbow, reports T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.

Darvish is expected to miss a couple of starts and will start throwing again when the soreness goes away.  

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"I'm not too concerned," Darvish said to MLB.com. "I think I could throw if I have to today. I'm just taking a precautionary measure."

The team placed Darvish on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday. He is the 14th player currently on the DL for the Rangers, who have the worst record in the American League. 

Darvish is 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA and his 182 strikeouts are fifth in the AL.

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