New York right-hander Masahiro Tanaka prevailed in a battle of starting aces against Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale in the Yankees’ 3-0 victory last night at Fenway Park. Tanaka hurled a three-hit shutout that included no walks, three …
The Dodgers, having already signed Clayton Kershaw this month to the largest contract ever given a pitcher, watched the New York Yankees sign off on the fifth-largest deal Wednesday. Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka agreed to a …
In the past: A standout in Japan, Tanaka became last winter’s most prized commodity. The Yankees had already signed a slew of Major League free agents, but their biggest splash of a nearly half-billion-dollar offseason was a seven-year, …
BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees starters failed to record a complete game in all of 2016 -- the first time in franchise history that's happened. Masahiro Tanaka ended that slump this season before April was up. Tanaka pitched a three …
NEW YORK – Masahiro Tanaka made it all the way through spring training. He threw every bullpen, made every start, and never once complained about pain or discomfort in his elbow. His final spring outing was completed on Tuesday, …
NEW YORK — Now this was the dominant Masahiro Tanaka that the New York Yankees wanted to see. Looking every bit like an ace, Tanaka took a perfect game into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 14 as the Yankees beat …
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with the New York Yankees last month, didn't waste any time when it came to spending some of that newfound wealth: on Sunday, he chartered a …
Dave Brown is right: the Yankees really should retire the number. At his press conference, Masahiro Tanaka admits to knowing next to nothing about New York. He intends to find out by "looking stuff up." We often point out that teams …
In a weak free agent class, Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka drew interest from a slew of teams, but it was ultimately the New York Yankees that reportedly landed the services of the 25-year old hurler on Wednesday morning. That $155 …