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  1. Masahiro Tanaka expected to rejoin Yankees next week

    May 28, 2015, 7:40 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees works out prior to the Yankees baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Washington Nationals/Getty Images)

    Tanaka has been sidelined since April 23 due to a right forearm strain and right wrist tendinitis.

  2. Masahiro Tanaka throws three scoreless innings in minor league rehab start

    May 21, 2015, 9:03 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees works out prior to the Yankees baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Washington Nationals/Getty Images)

    Masahiro Tanaka took his first step toward rejoining the Yankees rotation tonight by tossing three scoreless innings in a minor league rehab start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

  3. Masahiro Tanaka to go on a rehab assignment

    May 19, 2015, 11:08 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    The Yankees’ Opening Day starter could be back with the big club by the end of the month.

  4. Chase Whitley leaves start with elbow injury

    May 14, 2015, 9:49 PM EDT

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Chase Whitley delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 14, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Whitley, who has been filling in for the injured Masahiro Tanaka, will go for an MRI on Friday.

  5. Masahiro Tanaka throws 30-pitch bullpen session

    May 12, 2015, 4:52 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Prior to being shut down again Tanaka started four games with a 3.22 ERA and 24/7 K/BB ratio in 22 innings.

  6. Why is Masahiro Tanaka even talking to doctors?

    Apr 29, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    I mean, the tabloids seem to have his diagnosis and course of treatment all figured out.

  7. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 29, 2015, 7:25 AM EDT

    Dan Uggla

    Come-from-behind victories, Joe Maddon the Barbarian and Thomas Jefferson fantasies. Just . . . read.

  8. Masahiro Tanaka placed on the 15-day disabled list with a small strain in his right forearm

    Apr 28, 2015, 9:17 PM EDT

    tanaka getty

    Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka was sent for an MRI on Tuesday morning after complaining of pain in his right wrist. The MRI showed no damage in his wrist — only some mild tendinitis — but it did reveal a small muscle strain in his right forearm …

  9. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 24, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT

    Royals White Sox

    Yordano Ventura and the Royals find themselves in yet another fracas.

  10. Masahiro Tanaka struggled again

    Apr 13, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    tanaka getty

    Tanaka is trying to avoid Tommy John elbow surgery.

  11. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 13, 2015, 7:02 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Two homers in one game entitles Miguel Cabrera to some flex time.

  12. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 7, 2015, 6:20 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Opening Day — real Opening Day, not that phony baloney Sunday night rebop — happened yesterday.

  13. Masahiro Tanaka is not having a great day

    Apr 6, 2015, 2:17 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    He’s down 5-0 to the Jays early.

  14. Masahiro Tanaka says he’s changing his style, doesn’t expect to throw as hard this season

    Apr 4, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Where the Yankees go this season could hinge on the health and effectiveness of right-hander Masahiro Tanaka.

  15. Yankees announce rotation: Masahiro Tanaka on Opening Day, followed by Pineda, Sabathia, Eovaldi

    Mar 27, 2015, 11:28 AM EDT

    tanaka getty

    So far so good in Tanaka’s attempt to avoid Tommy John surgery.

  16. 2015 Preview: New York Yankees

    Mar 25, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Joe Girardi

    This could be the worst Yankees team in 25 years. It’s also a team that could sneak up and snag a wild card. With the 2015 Yankees, almost all things are possible. For better or worse.

  17. Masahiro Tanaka to be named the Yankees Opening Day starter

    Mar 25, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    It will the first time CC Sabathia has not started an Opening Day game since 2005.

  18. Masahiro Tanaka is pitching well with a torn elbow ligament

    Mar 19, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Tanaka has thrown 5.2 scoreless innings in two spring training starts.

  19. CC Sabathia to make Grapefruit League debut on Tuesday

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT

    CC Sabathia AP

    Sabathia was limited to just eight starts last season due to a knee injury.

  20. Masahiro Tanaka throws two perfect innings in spring debut

    Mar 12, 2015, 8:47 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Excellent news for the Yankees and their fans here…

  21. Masahiro Tanaka to make spring debut Thursday

    Mar 8, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

    masahiro tanaka getty

    Tanaka worked through a successful two-inning simulated outing on Saturday in Yankees camp and figures to go two innings in his first start of the spring.

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