Stories tagged: Masahiro Tanaka
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
MLB capsules: Yankees beat Rangers in rare matchup between Yu Darvish, Masahiro Tanaka
Ronald Torreyes hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 10th inning after midnight, and New York Yankees edged visiting Texas Rangers on a rainy Friday night for just …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
BoSox broadcaster Jerry Remy offers apology for comment
Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn’t be allowed to have translators on …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka goes 2 hitless innings in spring debut
Masahiro Tanaka’s first pitch of spring training was a wild one, sailing all the way to the backstop. Then, the New York Yankees ace quickly settled in. Tanaka struck out …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Gary Sanchez homers again, Masahiro Tanaka rolls as Yankees blank Mariners
SEATTLE – For the first time in a month, the offense that helped lift the Seattle Mariners back into playoff contention went absent and on a day Hisashi Iwakuma was …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
M’s notes: Seth Smith says groin ailment no longer a problem
NEW YORK — Outfielder Seth Smith is back to the strength-building stage in his recovery from a nagging groin injury that surfaced midway through spring training. “The groin is fine,” …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Yankees’ bullpen preserves 4-3 win over Mariners
The Mariners stayed away from the back end of New York’s vaunted bullpen in winning the first two games of their weekend series at Yankee Stadium.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 6:45 p.m.
Baseball: Mike Maddux, a wanted man, has offer from Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers have extended a contract offer to pitching coach Mike Maddux, who is considering potential opportunities with other clubs before deciding if he will stay with the Rangers.
Tue., Feb. 10, 2015
Padres reach deal with former Royals pitcher James Shields
Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a $75 million, four-year contract with the San Diego Padres. The deal includes an …
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
Batters 0-46 against Petit
Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the visiting Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for …
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Yanks on the mend
Masahiro Tanaka has taken a very small step toward returning to the New York Yankees rotation, playing a pain-free game of catch. Michael Pineda, another sidelined Yankees starter, appears much …
Fri., July 11, 2014
MLB notes: All-Star Yadier Molina out 8-12 weeks
St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery today to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and could miss the rest of the season. The team …
Thu., July 10, 2014
MLB Notes: Yankees Masahiro Tanaka placed on DL
The New York Yankees’ battered rotation may have suffered the most crucial loss of all. Rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who leads the majors with 12 wins, has been placed on …
Wed., June 11, 2014, 11:23 p.m.
Mariners get stymied by Tanaka in Yanks’ win
Before Wednesday night, Robinson Cano’s only opinion of Masahiro Tanaka came from what he saw on television.
Sat., April 5, 2014
Yanks’ Tanaka solid in debut
Masahiro Tanaka got a startling welcome to the major leagues when the Japanese star gave up a home run to Toronto’s Melky Cabrera on his third big league pitch. Provided …
Fri., Feb. 14, 2014
Tanaka throws first bullpen for Yankees
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka shed the dark business suit and put on a gray Yankees T-shirt and blue shorts. Time to get to work. After agreeing to a $155 million, seven-year …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013
Bidding war begins on Japanese pitcher Tanaka
NEW YORK – The bidding for Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has begun. All 30 major league teams were notified that the 30-day period to sign the star 25-year-old right-hander …
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
Tanaka’s team says he can seek career in U.S.
TOKYO – Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to move to the majors next season after his Japanese team Rakuten Eagles announced Wednesday it was prepared to let him leave, reversing …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013
Tanaka wants to leave Japan for U.S.
Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season but his Japanese team doesn’t want to let him go. MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball’s new posting system …