Yu Darvish

LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him an AL Cy Young Award in 2015, and he can become the majors' first seven-game winner when the Astros play at Miami. At a time when pitchers are throwing harder than ever before, Keuchel (6-0, 1.69 ERA) is dominating with a fastball averaging 89 mph. The bush-bearded lefty has the second highest groundball rate among qualified starters (64.4 percent) and has pitched at least seven innings in all but one of his eight starts.


Yu Darvish starts for Texas, which has won six in a row...