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 …
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 …
NEW YORK » The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed today to a $155 million, seven-year contract. In addition to the deal with the 25-year-old right-hander, the Yankees must pay a $20 million fee to …
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka will start the New York Yankees' opener April 6 against Toronto. Manager Joe Girardi made the expected announcement on Friday. Tanaka was an All-Star last year during his first season in the …
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia can earn $2 million in performance bonuses based on innings as part of his $10 million, one-year contract with the New York Yankees. Sabathia can earn $500,000 each for 155, 165, 175 and 185 innings as …
TOKYO — Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese pitcher who went 24-0 last year, is headed for a major payday in the United States. Hiroshi Mikitani, the Internet billionaire whose company has rights to Tanaka, won’t fare nearly as well. After …
A collective sigh of relief emanated from Yankee Stadium on Friday night. That’s where Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka snapped out of a dreadful two-start slump with one of the most dominant outings in his MLB career, striking out a …