The Cubs and White Sox are among several teams pursuing Japanese free agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is meeting with teams this week in Los Angeles. White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, manager Robin Ventura and vice …
Predo Martinez is one of the greatest pitchers ever to play the game of baseball. His 1999 season has a strong argument as the greatest season a pitcher has ever had (unless it’s Martinez’s own 2000 season). He’s an outspoken man who …
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 …
With Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers currently lead Cy Young votes in the American League, every fantasy baseball owner will be looking for the next Japanese hurler to lock up in dynasty leagues. Well, the next pitcher to stash away …
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with the New York Yankees last month, didn’t waste any time when it came to spending some of that newfound wealth: on Sunday, he chartered a …
The Yankees wanted a top-of-the-rotation pitcher. Masahiro Tanaka wanted top-of-the-rotation money. So, the pairing seemed inevitable since the sought-after pitcher gained the ability to negotiate with Major League clubs. The Yankees …
The RailRiders got a boost for their Starting Rotation and their attendance when NY Yankees Ace Masahiro Tanaka made a re-hab start at PNC Field. Tanaka is on a pitch count and he tries to work his way back from a strained forearm. …
Masahiro Tanaka gave up five hits during a Yankees 2-1 win over the A’s on Thursday night. With the win, Tanaka improved his season record to 9-1. It was the kind of performance that has people spending hundreds of dollars to buy chairs he …
Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his right elbow on Thursday. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the right-hander visited three doctors and each one confirmed …
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch in the first inning against the …