Masahiro Tanaka came to America like a streaking comet, suddenly and brightly. And then just like that, he’s gone – most likely for the rest of this baseball season and maybe even most of the next. Tanaka joined the New York …
BOSTON (CBS) — In case you missed the news that broke during Christmas week, the Rakuten Golden Eagles changed course and announced that right-handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be posted, thereby allowing all 30 MLB teams …
Masahiro Tanaka says he chose to play for the New York Yankees because they appreciated him the most among the many teams in the majors who were chasing the prized signature of the star Japanese pitcher. "They gave me the …
The New York Yankees' battered rotation may have suffered the most crucial loss of all. Rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who leads the majors with 12 wins, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow …
Godzilla isn't the only Japanese import wreaking havoc on American soil these days. And despite an estimated $93 million box-office haul this past weekend, he's not the the wealthiest either. No, that honor belongs to Mr. Masahiro Tanaka, …
Don’t look for the Marlins to reunite Rakuten Golden Eagles teammates Casey McGehee and Masahiro Tanaka here in the States now that Tanaka has been posted. Asked about the hype surrounding Tanaka, McGehee said it’s merited. …
Masahiro Tanaka, a much-touted offseason purchase by the New York Yankees, has proven to be worth every penny one month into his first Major League Baseball season. And it’s a good thing for the Pinstripes, because they paid a record …
The Yankees also will pay a $20 million posting fee to the Tahoku Rakuten Golden Eagles as part of the agreement to allow Tanaka to come to Major League Baseball. Tanaka can opt out of his contract after four years. Tanaka is the …
HAVEN’T WE BEEN HERE BEFORE? The date was December 19, 2011, and most of the baseball world waited with baited breath for the announcement of which MLB team had successfully bid for the rights to Japanese pitching …
Unable to break Masahiro Tanaka's focus, the Toronto Blue Jays have their first losing streak of August and are on the brink of getting swept at home by the New York Yankees. Dazzled by Tanaka for nine innings Saturday at Rogers …