MIAMI — The Los Angeles Dodgers went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position against Wei-Yin Chen and four relievers and were beaten by a last-place team for …
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Melky Cabrera welcomed New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka with a first pitch home run. Tanaka, obviously shocked by the home run, was able to retire the next three batters. It would take another inning …
It’s dangerous to believe anything players say in spring training, where mechanical tweaks are common, batters daydream about bunting to beat the shift, and pitchers fiddle with their arsenals. Some spring experiments stick. Others end …
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. …
Joe Girardi has named Masahiro Tanaka as his opening day starter. Joe Girardi has named Masahiro Tanaka as his opening day starter. (Kathy Willens, AP) Tanaka to start Yankees opener TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka will …
5/17:MLB.com writer Bryan Hoch reports that the Yankees will have CC Sabathia start in their series opener at Kansas City on Friday, with Luis Severino and Sonny Gray starting in games two and three. Masahiro Tanaka will start on …
One of the New York Yankees’ big acquisitions this past offseason was Masahiro Tanaka, the 25-year-old right-handed pitcher from Japan. Tanaka played his entire professional career for the Rakuten Golden Eagles, who won last year’s …
With the sad news that Jose Fernandez is out for the year, Yankee rookie Masahiro Tanaka is now the MLB leader in strikeout-to-walk percentage, which is as good a way as any to sum up his dominance in a single stat. In his first year …