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Darvish (elbow) threw live batting practice on Wednesday, the team's web site reports.

Darvish continues to progress as usual this spring despite missing the final two months of last season due to elbow inflammation. If you can manage to get him at a discount, don't hesitate to do so.

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Darvish (elbow) was among the handful of starters that threw in the bullpen on the first day of spring training, the team's web site reports.Darvish won't begin spring behind schedule despite missing the final two months last season due to elbow inflammation.

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Darvish (elbow) threw a long-toss session on Wednesday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Darvish's 2014 campaign was cut short after dealing with elbow inflammation toward the end of the season, but he was able to begin a throwing program in December and appears to be progressing according to plan. The 28-year-old should be good to go as a full participant once spring training begins.

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Darvish (elbow) began a throwing program Monday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Darvish made 25 throws from 50 feet during Monday's throwing session. He is not pitching from a mound yet, but with him already throwing, he is on track to be ready for the beginning of spring training.

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Darvish (elbow) has been cleared to begin throwing on his normal schedule, MLB.com reports.

A bout of elbow inflammation ended Darvish's season in August, but the right-hander checked out in an MRI and a subsequent examination in Arlington on Tuesday. Currently restricted to a training program, he is expected to start up with his throwing early next month. Although Darvish's WHIP jumped by close to 20 points in 2014, he maintained a strikeout rate above 30 percent (30.1%) while trimming his walk rate to a career-low 8.1 percent.

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Darvish (elbow) will have his MRI postponed until early next week, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

The reason for the delay is unknown, but it likely won't impact Darvish's offseason timetable. He's had the MRI scheduled for several weeks, and a clean bill of health will allow him to go forward with his usual offseason routine, which typically doesn't involve throwing until December.

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Darvish will report to Arlington on November 20 for an MRI on his elbow, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

In addition to the MRI, Darvish will meet with the Rangers' medical staff, and with new manager Jeff Banister. To this point, Darvish has been going through the typical offseason workout routine, and it should be noted that this MRI has been on the schedule for several weeks. Typically, Darvish doesn't begin throwing until December, however, and a clean MRI later this month would presumably give him the green light to continue following his regular schedule.

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Darvish (elbow) will get an MRI on his elbow in November, ESPN Dallas reports.

Darvish was shut down before the end of the 2014 season with elbow inflammation. If the MRI goes as expected, he'll be able to undergo a normal offseason program, and should be good to go by the start of spring training.

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Darvish (elbow) is not expected to resume throwing before he returns home at the end of the season, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Darvish still has not been cleared to throw, more than a month after being shut down due to elbow inflammation, and he likely won't be before the end of September. The Rangers figure to monitor Darvish's progress closely in Japan in the offseason, though there's been nothing to suggest the right-hander is any danger of missing the start of the 2015 campaign.

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Darvish (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Sunday.

Darvish isn't going to pitch again this season anyway, so the team made the move to open up a spot on the 40-man roster for Guilder Rodriguez, who the team added to the active roster Sunday. Darvish should be good to go for the start of next season, however, as he will use the rest of the season and the offseason to rehab.