The Yankees made a substantial investment in Masahiro Tanaka ($155 million contract plus $20 million posting fee), the latest hyped Japanese pitcher to make the jump to the big leagues and the early returns suggest he is worth every …
NEW YORK — Now this was the dominant Masahiro Tanaka that the New York Yankees wanted to see. Looking every bit like an ace, Tanaka took a perfect game into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 14 as the Yankees beat …
Dave Brown is right: the Yankees really should retire the number. At his press conference, Masahiro Tanaka admits to knowing next to nothing about New York. He intends to find out by "looking stuff up." We often point out that teams …
If you can believe it, we're only weeks away from spring training. And if you're a Yankees fan, there's a new pitching ace on the staff you can keep your eye on: Masahiro Tanaka. The Yankees signed him this past week from his Japanese …
Masahiro Tanaka ended that slump this season before April was up. Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn his first shutout since 2014, and the Yankees beat Boston 3-0 on Thursday night. Tanaka (3-1) struck out …
SEATTLE – For the first time in a month, the offense that helped lift the Seattle Mariners back into playoff contention went absent and on a day Hisashi Iwakuma was far from his best. Rookie Gary Sanchez kept up his torrid stretch with his …
NEW YORK – Masahiro Tanaka made it all the way through spring training. He threw every bullpen, made every start, and never once complained about pain or discomfort in his elbow. His final spring outing was completed on Tuesday, …
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, reacts as Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi runs the bases after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. (AP …
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