Masahiro Tanaka held Shohei Ohtani hitless in 11 at-bats with six strikeouts in Japan in 2013, when Tanaka was a 24-year-old ace in his final season with the Rakuten Golden Eagles and Ohtani was an 18-year-old budding two-way star …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka was spotted a five-run lead before he ever took the mound on Saturday. The Yankees sent every batter in the lineup to the plate, so he waited longer than usual to pitch the first inning. He had a …
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. As New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka enters the most pivotal offseason of his MLB career, he'd do well to heed those four words. Here's the part where some stomachs will turn. We're going to …
Masahiro Tanaka is doing what it takes to make sure he stays with the Yankees. The pitcher told the New York Post on Wednesday that even though he had the chance to opt out of his contract in November, he wants to stay in New York …
NEW YORK – This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with a cathartic roar that must have …
Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka said he won't opt out of the three years and $67 million remaining on his Yankees contract. Here's what it means for the sides. Masahiro Tanaka isn't going anywhere. In a statement the Yankees …
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, …