TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka went with his heart when deciding not to opt out of the final three seasons of the seven-year, $155 million contract he signed in January 2014 with the New York Yankees. "We went into battle with these …
NEW YORK -- Yankee pitcher Masahiro Tanaka's split-finger fastball was the mystery that Cleveland Indians hitters could not solve in Sunday's American League Division Series Game 3. New York came away with a 1-0 victory, keeping their …
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.” …
Very little has been going right for Masahiro Tanaka over the past month. Since his gem of a complete game shutout against the Red Sox four weeks ago, he’s been giving up more home runs than almost any other starting pitcher in …
Masahiro Tanaka decided to stay with the New York Yankees and not exercise the right to opt out of the remaining three seasons of his contract. A right-hander who turned 29 on Wednesday, Tanaka was 13-12 with a 4.74 ERA, the highest …
NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka's seven-inning gem was saved when Aaron Judge prevented a home run in right field, and Greg Bird homered to give the New York Yankees a 1-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 on Sunday night, …
NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka's next scheduled start has been pushed back one day as the New York Yankees attempt to get their struggling ace back on track. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka will pitch Monday night at the Los …
Masahiro Tanaka is staying with the New York Yankees, the team announced in a press release on Friday. The 29-year-old right-hander had until midnight on Saturday to exercise a three-year, $67 million option to remain with the team, or …
If you told the Yankees or their fans that Masahiro Tanaka would be the worst pitcher on their starting staff, then you’d assume the Bombers would be plunging down the rungs of relevance, buried below the AL East. If the Yanks’ rotation …