New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, throws a bullpen session while working out at the Yankees' minor league complex Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, …
The Yankees head to Texas for a three-game set beginning Monday night, when RHP Masahiro Tanaka (4-2, 4.73 ERA) will be on the mound. The Royals head across Missouri for three games with St. Louis with RHP Ian Kennedy (1-4, …
Three of MLB’s bigger stars will miss significant time due to injury. The New York Yankees will be without their Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka for at least six weeks. He went on the DL yesterday with elbow trouble following a poor outing …
No, that honor belongs to Mr. Masahiro Tanaka, he of the $155MM contract, 6-0 record, 2.17 ERA and .914 WHIP. He's also got a 9.4 K/BB ratio, just in case you're interested in stuff like that. And just in case you're not familiar with him, …
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 …
Holding off a feisty New York Yankees outfit will be easier said than done as the Blue Jays found out Friday night in a 4-3 home loss that halted their 11-game win streak. Toronto will try to begin another winning run Saturday (1:07 p.m. ET) …
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Melky Cabrera welcomed New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka with a first pitch home run. Tanaka, obviously shocked by the home run, was able to retire the next three batters. It would take another inning …
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. …
One of the New York Yankees’ big acquisitions this past offseason was Masahiro Tanaka, the 25-year-old right-handed pitcher from Japan. Tanaka played his entire professional career for the Rakuten Golden Eagles, who won last year’s …
With the sad news that Jose Fernandez is out for the year, Yankee rookie Masahiro Tanaka is now the MLB leader in strikeout-to-walk percentage, which is as good a way as any to sum up his dominance in a single stat. In his first year …