A few days ago, the New York Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka to a $155 million contract. As Bryan Hoch of MLB.com notes, this is the fifth-highest salary for a pitcher in Major League history. But the Tanaka contract …
Masahiro Tanaka
For the Yankees, part of the reason for signing Masahiro Tanaka to a $155 million contract in January 2014 was his age: Even now, after seven seasons in Japan and two more in New York, he has not turned 27. But all that …
Masahiro Tanaka
The New York Yankees invested $175 million this season in Japanese free agent starter Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka made his major league debut Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, and got a rude greeting from …
NEW YORK — Why New York? Masahiro Tanaka gave the answer every Yankees fan wanted to hear. "I've heard this place can be very harsh to you at times," Tanaka said through an interpreter. "I just wanted to put …
The Yankees ace has been Masahiro Tanaka ever since they paid out $155 million for him nearly three years ago. The right-hander has had a solid career for the Yankees so far, but 2017 looks like his year. The Yankees …
Masahiro Tanaka
Masahiro Tanaka's fantasy baseball value was destined to rise as sharply as his splitter dives, even before he agreed to a seven-year, $155 million contract with the Yankees. So let's get to know the Japanese righthander …
Masahiro Tanaka
Tanaka lasted just 2.2 innings in Sunday's loss to the Rays, allowing seven earned runs on eight hits and two walks. He struck out three. Tanaka struggled from the start in this one, allowing five men to reach in a three …
Masahiro Tanaka
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 settled in. Tanaka struck out two over two hitless innings during …
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Masahiro Tanaka
If Masahiro Tanaka chooses to opt out of his deal with the Yankees, then it may be a guarantee he ends up in a new uniform. In 2014, Masahiro Tanaka signed with the New York Yankees and was seen as a long-term …
Masahiro Tanaka
The New York Yankees’ Opening Day was spoiled by the Tampa Bay Rays to begin the MLB season. They were doomed early as ace Masahiro Tanaka managed to pitch the team out of the game in just two innings. …
Masahiro Tanaka