5/15:Early on in Tuesday’s series opener between the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees, starter Masahiro Tanaka labored. The 29-year-old allowed a home run in the first inning, followed by a pair of doubles and a single in the second inning ...
RotoBaller · 6d
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Masahiro Tanaka was spotted a five-run lead before he ever took the mound on Saturday. The Yankees sent every batter in the lineup to the plate, so he waited longer than usual to pitch the first inning. He had …
Yahoo Sports · 23d
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka was spotted a five-run lead before he ever took the mound on Saturday. The Yankees sent every batter in the lineup to the plate, so he waited longer than usual to pitch the first inning. He had a comfortable 10-run ...
CBS New York · 22d
Masahiro Tanaka held Shohei Ohtani hitless in 11 at-bats with six strikeouts in Japan in 2013, when Tanaka was a 24-year-old ace in his final season with the Rakuten Golden Eagles and Ohtani was an 18-year-old budding two-way star with the Nippon-Ham Fighters.
The 2017 season was, by a not small margin, the worst of Masahiro Tanaka’s four seasons with the Yankees. He pitched to a 4.74 ERA (4.34 FIP) with 35 home runs allowed — only Rick Porcello (38), Ariel Miranda (37), and John Lackey (36) allowed more ...
Masahiro Tanaka is doing what it takes to make sure he stays with the Yankees. The pitcher told the New York Post on Wednesday that even though he had the chance to opt out of his contract in November, he wants to stay in New York and continue working ...
Sporting News · 3mon
"We'll evaluate it on a daily basis just to see exactly what he can do." The 23-year-old Ohtani was set to face countryman Masahiro Tanaka for the first time in the majors. The two played against each other in Japan in 2013 when …
YAHOO! · 23d
NEW YORK – This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with a cathartic roar that must have boomed all over the Bronx.
Very little has been going right for Masahiro Tanaka over the past month. Since his gem of a complete game shutout against the Red Sox four weeks ago, he’s been giving up more home runs than almost any other starting pitcher in baseball—in his last two ...
Deadspin · 11mon
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy apologized for saying 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 ...