The New York Yankees made the somewhat risky decision to bring back 25-year-old ace Masahiro Tanaka this season. Tanaka made his return to the rotation on Sunday and pitched well as the Yankees went on to defeat the Toronto Blue …
Mai Satoda isn’t a star in America like her husband, New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanka. She’s more often seen ... her country’s pop culture swing during the early 2000’s. As Tanaka looks to lead the Yankees back to postseason …
Remember the name Masahiro Tanaka, because he’s the next Japanese starting pitcher who will have a big impact in MLB. Tanaka, 25, went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last season in Japan. The Rakuten Golden Eagles are planning to post …
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy apologized for saying pitchers such as Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka shouldn’t be allowed translators on the mound and should instead “learn baseball language.” …
The New York Yankees showed off their latest high-priced weapon on Saturday, as Masahiro Tanaka made his major league debut in Tampa, FL. The 25-year old from Japan pitched two shutout innings in a spring-training game against …
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 …
Ugh ... When will this end? After a new posting system was officially implemented by Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball, prized right-hander Masahiro Tanaka met Tuesday morning with the president of his team. The …
In the third start of his major-league career, Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 Cubs in eight innings. In each of his two previous starts, he pitched seven innings, striking out eight batters against the Blue Jays and 10 batters against the …
NEW YORK >> Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 13 to rebound from the worst stretch of his major league career but wound up a hard-luck loser when reliever Tyler Clippard’s wild pickoff throw sparked a go-ahead, two-run …
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the $155 million dollar Japanese import brought in to bolster the rotation, shrugged off early jitters and a first inning home run to notch his first career MLB victory last night. Tanaka took the …