AP source: MLB clears Yu Darvish after brother's arrest

A person familiar with the investigation says Major League Baseball has determined that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish had no role in any of the activities that led to the arrest of his brother in Japan for allegedly running an illegal gambling ring.

MLB was looking into the October arrest of Sho Darvish as part of standard protocol and not investigating the pitcher, according to the person who spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because MLB and the Rangers have not publicly released the findings.

The person said the investigation found no involvement by Yu Darvish.

Sho Darvish was arrested after he reportedly took about 1,850 bets on MLB games as well as professional baseball games in Japan.

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