Saturday, October 19, 2013

Yu Darvish, MLB pitcher is ambidextrous

8/13/13: Prior to the game and following his 15-strikeout performance, Yu Darvish has some fun tossing with both his right and left hands.

Yu Darvish Can Switch-Pitch. By Brandson Stroud

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has five 14-strikeout games this season. The rest of Major League Baseball — all of it — combines for three 14-strikeout games.

On Monday afternoon, Yu carried a perfect game against the Astros into the sixth, got screwed on a call, then lost his chance at a no-hitter in the 8th. He had 15 strikeouts in that game.

And if that’s not enough, now he can pitch left-handed. How did I not know about this?

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About Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish is a starting right-handed pitcher for the Texas Rangers. Darvish is ambidextrous and has the ability to throw well with both hands. He warms up with throwing both hands prior to a game, but only pitches right-handed.

Yu Darvish Statistics and History -

2013: 2.83 ERA, 13-9 record

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