ANGELS: The Angels are pushing back Shohei Ohtani’s next outing as a starting …
meaning he’ll miss a much-anticipated showdown at Yankee Stadium against Masahiro Tanaka. Ohtani is 4-1 with a 3.35 ERA in seven starts. The 23-year-old …
If one were to look at Masahiro Tanaka's record, it would show a starting pitcher …
Jake Kring-Schreifels of MLB.com provides an update on Masahiro Tanaka's recovery and return: After a successful bullpen session Thursday and some more long-toss throwing Friday, Masahiro Tanaka appears ready to make his first start …
Masahiro Tanaka's fantasy baseball value was destined to rise as sharply as his splitter dives, even before he agreed to a seven-year, $155 million contract with the Yankees. So let's get to know the Japanese righthander before owners …
Masahiro Tanaka threw 160 pitches in Game 6 of the Japan Series for Rakuten this past November. He then came back the next night and got the final three outs in relief to save Rakuten's series-clinching victory. It's the stuff of legends. It's …
You may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Why are major league teams salivating over Masahiro Tanaka? Why is one Japanese team frothing at the mouth? Why so much speculation, so many headlines, all the trans-Pacific …
Masahiro Tanaka, the 25-year-old Japanese right-hander who was 24-0 for the Rakuten Golden Eagles last season, has agreed to a seven-year, $155 million contract with the New York Yankees, sources said Wednesday morning. Tanaka …
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. The …
Show More The Yankees planned to spend whatever was necessary to pry Masahiro Tanaka from the Rakuten Golden Eagles. They made these plans even before a new posting system was in place -- and even before Rakuten had …