Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers has easily won the AL Cy Young Award after leading the major leagues with 21 victories.
Yu Darvish struck out 14 and Adrian Beltre hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers beat Boston 4-3 Sunday, completing a three-game sweep and matching the Red Sox for the best record in the majors.
As they open a 3-game set at Fenway Park, the Rangers have won six of eight versus the Red Sox — who are trying to build on Sunday’s 6-4 win over Minnesota that snapped a four-game skid.
The Texas Rangers won the Yu Darvish sweepstakes with a record bid of $51.7 million. Now they’ll try to agree on a contract with Japan’s top pitcher.
As other MLB teams get ready to start a bidding war on Japanese Pitching sensation Yu Darvish, it sounds like the Red Sox will sit this one out.
Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish ended months of speculation Thursday by saying he intends to make a move to Major League Baseball.
Red Sox insider Sean McAdam is out in Milwaukee covering the owners meetings this week and he joined Toucher & Rich to discuss the ongoing search for a new Sox manager, what moves the Sox could make in offseason and pitching.