Baseball: Darvish poised to be 1st Japanese MLB league win leader

Yu Darvish is set to become the first Japanese pitcher to lead a major league in wins after seven shutout innings to earn his eighth victory Saturday in the Chicago Cubs’ 10-0 trouncing of the Chicago White Sox.Darvish (8-3) allowed three hits and a walk while striking out five. His team backed him with seven runs — six scoring on four home runs — before Darvish left after 94 pitches.”It’s a short season, but coming first in something gives me confidence,” said Darvish after his final regular-season game.Zach Davies of the San Diego Padres and Max Fried of the Atlanta Braves have seven wins …

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