TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Masahiro Tanaka is impressed with Japan’s performance in the World Baseball Classic. “They’ve won a couple of the tournaments but I think it’s the first time that they’ve won every single game coming up to this …
Masahiro Tanaka says he chose to play for the New York Yankees because they appreciated him the most among the many teams in the majors who were chasing the prized signature of the star Japanese pitcher. "They gave me the …
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Don’t look for the Marlins to reunite Rakuten Golden Eagles teammates Casey McGehee and Masahiro Tanaka here in the States now that Tanaka has been posted. Asked about the hype surrounding Tanaka, McGehee said it’s merited. …
Masahiro Tanaka has rebounded from a slow spring training start after having a procedure in October to remove a bone spur from his throwing elbow to become the New York Yankees’ opening day starter. The Yankees open against …
Masahiro Tanaka announced Friday he won't opt out of the final three years on his contract with the New York Yankees, reaffirming in a statement his desire to …
The New York Yankees' battered rotation may have suffered the most crucial loss of all. Rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who leads the majors with 12 wins, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow …
The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to go "all out" in an effort to sign Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, according to USA Today. The news comes two days after Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti tweeted Wednesday that the team …
He’s no Yu Darvish. He’s no Masahiro Tanaka. He’s not even Jake Arrieta. But Lance Lynn just might be the key for a team to calm the rough seas of yesteryear.
Fast forward two years, and Blue Jays’ fans are in the same boat. This time, it’s the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles‘ pitcher Masahiro Tanaka who has captured nearly everyone’s attention. First, let’s talk a little bit about Tanaka. He is ...