Baseball: Emotional Darvish excited about new chapter in San Diego

Yu Darvish is excited to compete for titles with the San Diego Padres following his move in a blockbuster trade deal from the Chicago Cubs, the 34-year-old pitcher said Thursday. In an emotional online press conference, Darvish expressed shock at the suddenness of his departure from the Cubs in a seven-player trade deal on Tuesday, but said he was pleased to land with the National League West runners-up. “I think they’re one of the best teams right now. I’m really happy,” said Darvish, now with his fourth major league club. Fielding a question from a Cubs beat reporter, Darvish became tearful …

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