By DRA, Smyly has been much better than his FIP or even his xFIP suggests; his 3.49 puts him in a class that includes Zack Greinke (3.48), Masahiro Tanaka (3.52), and Jake Arrieta (3.55), among others. DRA …
Drew Smyly
According to Mike Mazzeo of The New York Daily News, there have …
Seattle Mariners
The rule could make it more attractive for MLB hurlers Yu Darvish, Hisashi Iwakuma, Kenta Maeda and Masahiro Tanaka to suit up for Samurai …
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NEW YORK -- The race for the playoffs is now very real, and so is the New York Yankees' desire to develop the kids. But there's something else significant that has happened this August and September. Masahiro
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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
Yesterday, we graded Chasen Shreve and his limited role in the Yankees bullpen. Today, we move back to the starting rotation and grade Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka. And yes, with Tanaka we can easily throw the …
Masahiro Tanaka
You may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Why are major league teams salivating over Masahiro Tanaka? Why is one Japanese team frothing at the mouth? Why so much speculation, so many headlines, …
With a pending opt-out and injury history, could Masahiro Tanaka be a candidate to be traded by the New York Yankees? A re-tooling of the New York Yankees began this summer with all of the trades during the season …
Masahiro Tanaka
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
I love Masahiro Tanaka. That is, I love watching him pitch. I was lucky enough to watch him in Scottsdale last year, and he was just about the best part of the trip. I hate Masahiro Tanaka. That is, the gross, icky Dodger …
Masahiro Tanaka