Cubs hand Yu Darvish the ball with season on the line: 'We've got the guy we want on the mound'

CHICAGO — Yu Darvish won five games following a Chicago Cubs loss during the 60-game season, so his teammates feel confident even as they face elimination Thursday.“No panic,” Kyle Hendricks said Wednesday after a 5-1 loss to the Miami Marlins in the first game of a best-of-three National League wild-card series at Wrigley Field. “We’ve got the guy we want on the mound.”Darvish hasn’t faced the Marlins since May 2019, before his ascent as the Cubs’ ace. He won seven consecutive starts at one point this year, and his 2.01 ERA was the fourth-lowest in the majors.The last time Darvish pitched in …

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