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 – …
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 …
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NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka's next scheduled start has been pushed back one day as the New York Yankees attempt to get their struggling ace back on track. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka will pitch Monday night at …
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 …
New York Yankees fans are surely on cloud nine after learning that their ball club landed 25-year-old Japanese import …
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. >> Pitch by pitch, Chris Archer set the tone for what he and the Tampa Bay Rays hope will be a bounce-back year. Not such a good start for Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. Archer pitched seven solid …
TAMPA, Fla. – Masahiro Tanaka’s first pitch of spring training was a wild one, sailing all the way to the backstop. Then, the New York Yankees ace quickly settled in. Tanaka struck out two over two hitless innings during his initial …
Before Friday night’s start against the Athletics, Masahiro Tanaka’s last two trips to the mound could charitably be described as wretched. Over 4 2/3 brutal innings, the Japanese righthander was lit up for 14 runs on 16 hits, including …
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 …
SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.