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 …
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 …
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 …
Wednesday morning came with the long-awaited announcement of where Japanese pitching sensation, Masahiro Tanaka, would be playing in MLB. After months of speculation and waiting, the New York Yankees reportedly nabbed the …
The Dodgers learned Wednesday morning they wouldn’t be adding Masahiro Tanaka to their rotation. Tanaka has agreed to a seven-year, $155-million contract with the New York Yankees, according to FoxSports.com. The value of the …
Sabathia needs periodic injections in his surgically repaired right knee. The six-time All-Star is part of a rotation that includes Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Gray and Jordan Montgomery. Davis has trade clause All-Star …
Masahiro Tanaka is expected to participate in all drills in Spring Training as reports indicated the New York Yankees star pitcher is not experiencing pain in his right elbow. Tanaka, who was acquired by the Yankees last season via a seven …
HOUSTON – Playing the hot hand, Joe Girardi chose Masahiro Tanaka for Game 1. That distinct October ‘what-have-you-done-for-me-lately?’ theme influenced the Yankees’ rotation decisions for the AL Championship Series against the …
Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka continues to try and rehab his way back from arm trouble, and on Saturday he will take the next step in that effort by throwing off a mound for the first time. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced …
After weeks of speculation and more than a few false starts in the media, Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka has been posted by the Rakuten Golden Eagles, the Nippon Professional Baseball team that holds his contract rights and the …