|Darvish scratched from spring start|
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|Monday, 18 March 2013 13:53|
Darvish said in a statement that the move is ``just precautionary'' and that he would have made the start in the regular season.
The Japanese ace said he felt what he called a very mild strain in his neck during a workout Sunday that caused the stiffness.
In his first three appearances this spring for the Rangers, Darvish has allowed only one run with 10 strikeouts in 8 2-3 innings.
Derek Lowe, who agreed to a minor-league deal with Texas two weeks ago, was set to start in Darvish's spot against Kansas City.