Masahiro Tanaka came to America like a streaking comet, suddenly and brightly. And then just like that, he’s gone – most likely for the rest of this baseball season and maybe even most of the next. Tanaka joined the New York …
Decimated by injuries and slowed by father time, it’s been a rough year for the New York Yankees’ starting rotation since losing the likes of CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. But in the midst of learning to live in a foreign country …
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Let me start by saying I hope Masahiro Tanaka is able to turn things around and figure it out. One month ago I would have said CC Sabathia was done. I couldn’t have been more wrong about that. Star pitchers are often one small …
Masahiro Tanaka finally made his big league debut for the Yankees Saturday in Tampa, striking out three Philadelphia Phillies in two innings of work, giving up two hits without a single walk. He walked out to the mound after the 4th inning, …
The question remains on whether or not Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka will be posted by his team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles. Tanaka had expressed his interest in Major League Baseball, but his team seems hesitant to post him with …
After being forced to watch the playoffs from their respective mansions for just the second time in the past 19 years at the end of last season, appropriately named General Manager Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees tackled the free …
All things considered, it’s pretty incredible the Yankees are where they are even though Masahiro Tanaka has legitimately been one of the worst pitchers in baseball so far this season. Among the 94 pitchers with enough innings to …
NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy says pitchers such as Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka shouldn’t be allowed translators on the mound and should instead “learn baseball language.” Remy’s comments …
Red Sox broadcaster and former major leaguer Jerry Remy apparently wasn’t fazed by the pushback Phillies broadcaster Mike Schmidt got on Tuesday for saying outfielder Odubel Herrera‘s “language barrier” prevents him from being a player …