Rangers’ Yu Darvish returns to disabled list after three starts

Yu Darvish’smuch-anticipated return to the Rangers’ rotation lasted just three starts.The ace right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday,retroactive to June 9, because of persistent discomfort in his throwing shoulder and neck, the Rangers announced. He was https://www.whitesoxedge.com/chicago-white-sox/bobby-jenks-jersey two weeks removed from making his 2016 debut after a year-and-a-half stint recovering from Tommy John surgery.MORE: MLB contemplating Home Run Derby for pitchersDarvish, 29, showed an ability to recapturehis old formduring his appearencesthis season.The three-time All-Star was 2-0 with a2.87 ERA and a 19-to-6 strikeout-walk ratio in 15 2/3 innings, averaging 94 mph on his fastball. But Darvishwas pulled from a June 9 startwith tightne s in his right shoulder. After an abbreviated bullpen se sion Sunday, hewas scratched from his scheduled turn Monday Avisail Garcia Jersey against the Athletics.Darvish, who was being kept to a 90-pitch limit in each start, said he “heard it’s common for players that have had Tommy John surgery to have i sues like this” anddidn’t “want to push it and make it worse.”An MRI on both the shoulder and neck showed no “acute” structural damage, the team said.”That was good news,” Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. “But he continues to have discomfort in the area and we’re going to give https://www.whitesoxedge.com/chicago-white-sox/early-wynn-jersey him more time to recover. The way we are categorizing it, it’s not unusual for somebody coming back from surgery to have some sorene s in another area. We are going to treat it cautiously and get him going again.”The Rangers recalled 24-year-old left-handerAlex Claudio from Triple-A Round Rock to take Darvish’s roster spot.