July 9, 2012 12:31 PM

Last one, for now... Yu gets a breather

Once the host of the media session barked out "OK, NOW IT'S TIME FOR QUESTIONS IN ENGLISH," the Japanese media parted like the Red Sea and we could actually get up close and personal with Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish. So close, in fact, that you could see that this fella is just a kid. A well-paid, fire-balling kid. Oh - I asked if he was going to sample our BBQ; through his interpreter, he said he'd think about it.

-Jeff Rosen

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