“If that’s something he wants to do and the team wants it, then why not?” Matsui …
He also has a 3-2 record with a 3.20 ERA. The Yankees are said to be front runners in signing Ohtani, having Hideki Matsui as a former champion and Masahiro
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 …
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 …
The Yankees are the “winners” of the Masahiro Tanaka posting sweepstakes, signing the latest overhyped Japanese pitcher to a four-year, $88-million deal that could max out at seven years, $154-million if Tanaka exercises all of the …
Gardner could net them a quality No. 3 starter which will just deepen the Yankees’ rotation which already has Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Gray and …
New York — Masahiro Tanaka walked off the mound and tipped his cap to fans after one of his most dominant performances since signing with the New York Yankees in January 2014. He struck out 15 over seven innings , his …
03:10a Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees blank Astros, one win from World Series 03:02a Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees …
TOKYO — New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka says he won’t take part in the World Baseball Classic. Speaking at his former stadium in northeastern Japan on Monday, Tanaka said “taking various things into consideration, it would …
NEW YORK — Sometimes you just have to dig out the good news, and for the Rays on Friday it may well have been that they didn't get no-hit in a 6-1 loss. Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka looked so good, and made the Rays hitters look …