Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his throwing arm after being examined by three doctors, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Thursday. Tanaka was placed on the disabled list by the Yankees Wednesday, a …
The Masahiro Tanaka derby may not be getting started until 2015 after a report this morning in the New York Times which says the Rakuten Golden Eagles may not let their star pitcher leave the Japanese league for the United states. The …
TOKYO -- Like the air coming out of a balloon, Japanese baseball fans let out a collective groan with the recent news that New York Yankees rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka had ... days and 14,000 stories, Sports on Earth is ceasing …
Ugh ... When will this end? After a new posting system was officially implemented by Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball, prized right-hander Masahiro Tanaka met Tuesday morning with the president of his team. The …
In the third start of his major-league career, Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 Cubs in eight innings. In each of his two previous starts, he pitched seven innings, striking out eight batters against the Blue Jays and 10 batters against the …
The Cubs and White Sox are among several teams pursuing Japanese free agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is meeting with teams this week in Los Angeles. White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, manager Robin Ventura and vice …
After weeks of speculation and more than a few false starts in the media, Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka has been posted by ... After over 2,000 days and 14,000 stories, Sports on Earth is ceasing publishing. It has been an honor and a …
Predo Martinez is one of the greatest pitchers ever to play the game of baseball. His 1999 season has a strong argument as the greatest season a pitcher has ever had (unless it’s Martinez’s own 2000 season). He’s an outspoken man who …
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has never thrown a pitch in an MLB game, but he is already the fifth-highest paid starting pitcher in league history. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Tanaka has signed a seven-year, $155 …
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 …