It’s dangerous to believe anything players say in spring training, where mechanical tweaks are common, batters daydream about bunting to beat the shift, and pitchers fiddle with their arsenals. Some spring experiments stick. Others end …
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In 28 games in 2013 for the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s professional baseball league, Masahiro Tanaka compiled a 24-0 record with a 1.27 ERA. In 212 innings, Tanaka struck out 183 men while walking just 32. After signing an …
TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka retired 12 batters in order -- the first six on strikeouts -- in four perfect innings to lead the New York Yankees' 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Tigers starter Daniel …
While unorthodox, in this situation it might be an excellent move. Other Japanese pitchers like Yu Darvish and Masahiro Tanaka have had issues adjusting to an …
ST. PETERSBURG — The New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka is a master tinkerer. A maven of the midgame adjustment, he treats his bullpen sessions between starts as if they are trips to the lab, toying with his mechanics and …
One of the top targets heading into the Major League Baseball offseason, Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has certainly garnered loads of attention since the completion of the 2013 regular season. The 25-year-old right-hander – …
The Yankees need a 'Hiro, baby, who can pitch away the pain. Unfortunately, they're going to stand by the one who's been on the mound for them in 2017. The morning after Masahiro got Ta-knocked around vs. Boston, the Yankees are facing …
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Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia have had their fair share of Opening Day starts. Severino deserves one now. He wants to be the ace, he can be the ace, and the Yankees need him to be the ace. That all starts by letting him oppose …