Browsing Masahiro Tanaka

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Starting Pitching Situation Isn’t Great

Posted on 22 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

While the New York Yankees don’t expect to miss the postseason for a fourth time in five seasons next year, their starting pitching situation, especially going beyond 2017, is filled with doubt, especially due to Masahiro Tanaka having an opt out clause beyond next season, which he’ll likely act on. More

Yankees Beat Red Sox – Everybody Gets to Hit & Run

Posted on 13 Apr, 2015, by in MLB

Avoiding getting swept by the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees ended the series with a 14-4 win that included every single lineup player getting a hit and scoring a run, including home runs for Chase Headley and Brian McCann. More

Blue Jays Beat Yankees – New Season Begins With a Roughed Up Pitcher

Posted on 7 Apr, 2015, by in MLB

The New York Yankees reintroduced Alex Rodriguez, getting a very warm welcome from the home fans, but in the meantime ace pitcher Masahiro Tanaka struggled, making it quite easy for the Toronto Blue Jays to put up some easy points en route to a 6-1 win. More

Cubs Over Yankees – Undefeated Isn’t Forever

Posted on 21 May, 2014, by in MLB

It took the Chicago Cubs, the team with the worst record in the National League, to beat the New York Yankees 6-1 but especially hand Masahiro Tanaka his first loss in major league baseball, which also ends his unbeaten run of 42 games that stretches back to his career in Japan. More

Yankees Over Mets – A Pitcher’s Delight

Posted on 15 May, 2014, by in MLB

The New York Yankees are a very good offensive team, but when it comes to their pitching, the only reliable player they have right now is Masahiro Tanaka who continued his impressive debut season with a 4-hitter and a shutout in a complete game against the New York Mets, paving the way towards a 4-0 win. More

Yankees Over Angels – Hits are Overrated

Posted on 28 Apr, 2014, by in MLB

A team can get only three hits in a game and still win. The New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels behind another strong pitching performance from Masahiro Tanaka and a wild pitch thrown by Nick Maronde, giving the AL East leaders a 3-2 win. More

Yankees Over Red Sox – A Victorious Homecoming

Posted on 23 Apr, 2014, by in MLB

The spotlight was on Jacoby Ellsbury, playing in Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox as a member of the New York Yankees for the first time. The crowd was silenced quickly, the boos and jeers didn’t really matter. Ellsbury had a good day on the field, and the Yankees came away with the 9-3 win. More

Yankees Over Blue Jays – We’ve Seen Better Debuts

Posted on 5 Apr, 2014, by in MLB

The day didn’t start out too well for both the New York Yankees and their starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, but he settled in gradually, helping out on an excellent offensive display mostly from Ichiro Suzuki and Jacoby Ellsbury, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3. More