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 …
Astros manager A.J. on the Astros' “fun factor”, Charlie Morton being the perfect pitcher for the situation, and defense is boring to talk about, but it’s kind of a big deal. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the team wouldn't have Games 1 and …
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with the New York Yankees last month, didn’t waste any time when it came to spending some of that newfound wealth: on Sunday, he chartered a …
The Boston Red Sox couldn’t muster much offense Saturday against the New York Yankees, and Masahiro Tanaka made sure of that. The Yankees starter had a great outing amid what’s been an extremely inconsistent season, leading …
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With the New York Yankees returning from a heartbreaking loss, the Bronx Bombers must turn to Masahiro Tanaka with their season on the line. Tanaka has had the most difficult season of his big league career with an ERA of 4.74 but …
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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In the past: A standout in Japan, Tanaka became last winter’s most prized commodity. The Yankees had already signed a slew of Major League free agents, but their biggest splash of a nearly half-billion-dollar offseason was a seven-year, …
Assuming he likes his options, Masahiro Tanaka will belong to one major league team by 2 p.m. Friday. The Japanese pitcher has many options — and lots of money — to choose from before the deadline. Tanaka and his agent, Casey …
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) New York Yankees starting …
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 …