NEW YORK - Masahiro Tanaka took a perfect game into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 14, pitching the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Brett Gardner hit a leadoff …
The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry has had its share of memorable moments, but Jerry Remy’s comments Tuesday …
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 …
The Masahiro Tanaka derby may not be getting started until 2015 after a report this morning in the New York Times which says the Rakuten Golden Eagles may not let their star pitcher leave the Japanese league for the United states. …
“Japanese hitters aren’t the best in the world. If they were, they’d be in the major leagues,” Alan Nathan, a professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who specializes in baseball, recently told me, …
NEW YORK — Sometimes you just have to dig out the good news, and for the Rays on Friday it may well have been that they didn't get no-hit in a 6-1 loss. Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka looked so good, and made the Rays hitters look …
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 …
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka was back on the mound for the first time in five weeks on Saturday, and even though it was only a bullpen mound, it gave the New York Yankees reason to hope that their ace could return to …
Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is only 25. He just pitched a perfect 24-0 season with a 1.27 ERA. For non baseball fans, that's unbelievable form. It's thanks to this form that he's signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with …
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The news that Masahiro Tanaka was going to be posted came in late on Christmas Eve. That's amusing and probably coincidental. I'd like to think there was some spite behind it, though. It's the poet and/or jerk in me. After a long, …
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