BALTIMORE — Right-hander Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Texas Rangers and will miss the All-Star Game on Tuesday.
Darvish has a mild strain in his upper back. The move was announced Wednesday and is retroactive to July 6.
Darvish was scheduled to pitch against Baltimore on Thursday, but has been scratched. He’s 8-4 overall but has won only once in his last nine starts.
Darvish leads the majors with 157 strikeouts. He has a 3.02 earned-run average.
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