A few days ago, the New York Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka to a $155 million contract. As Bryan Hoch of MLB.com notes, this is the fifth-highest salary for a pitcher in Major League history. But the Tanaka contract is different from the …
On a day (and night) when everything seemed to go wrong for the Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka was not excusing his one bad inning on the main topic surrounding Wednesday’s game: the weather. In a sport consumed with superstition and …
Is there anyone having a weirder season than Masahiro Tanaka? Dude is in the top fifteen when it comes to strikeouts minus walks, and yet he’s got an ERA over five. He’s been better recently! And he’s done it by… refusing to throw …
The New York Yankees invested $175 million this season in Japanese free agent starter Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka made his major league debut Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, and got a rude greeting from stateside baseball. The …
BOSTON -- Masahiro Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn his first shutout since 2014, and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-0 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory over the rival Red Sox. Tanaka (3-1) …
Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Friday's loss to the Yankees and how Masahiro Tanaka was able to have so much success against them. Tanaka issued a career-high five walks in four-plus innings at Toronto on …
What a different two months make. At the beginning of April, the Yankees were involved in some early season saber-rattling at the expense of Masahiro Tanaka. An anonymous source told the New York Daily News the Yankees (Hal …
Masahiro Tanaka was on the fast track for the American League Rookie of the Year Award. Now his 2014 season — and potentially 2015 — could be in jeopardy after the Yankees revealed the right-hander has a “small” tear in his Ulnar …
New York Yankees rumors about a possible Masahiro Tanaka injury are getting discussed on nearly every baseball show Monday morning (June 19). Tanaka has struggled for the Yankees this season, making a lot of MLB analysts feel that …