ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. >> Pitch by pitch, Chris Archer set the tone for what he and the Tampa Bay Rays hope will be a bounce-back year. Not such a good start for Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. Archer pitched seven solid …
New York Yankees fans are surely on cloud nine after learning that their ball club landed 25-year-old Japanese import …
Before Friday night’s start against the Athletics, Masahiro Tanaka’s last two trips to the mound could charitably be described as wretched. Over 4 2/3 brutal innings, the Japanese righthander was lit up for 14 runs on 16 hits, including …
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka will start the New York Yankees' opener April 6 against Toronto. Manager Joe Girardi made the expected announcement on Friday. Tanaka was an All-Star last year during his first season in the …
SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.
NEW YORK >> Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 13 to rebound from the worst stretch of his major league career but wound up a hard-luck loser when reliever Tyler Clippard’s wild pickoff throw sparked a go-ahead, two-run …
The latest high-priced addition to the Yankees stood at the dais in front of a large news conference, put on his pinstriped jersey with No. 19 and smiled. "Hello. My name is Masahiro Tanaka," he said slowly in English. "I'm very happy to be …
No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. No hits off him or the New York Yankees’ bullpen, either. Tanaka and two relievers combined on a spring training no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers in a 3-0 win Friday in Lakeland, Florida. New …
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Masahiro Tanaka struck out seven batters in four perfect innings -- including his first six hitters -- and the Yankees beat the Tigers 7-1 on Saturday. Tanaka has not given up a run in three spring training appearances. …
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