Mar 4, 2015, 6:22 PM EST
He successfully rehabbed a torn UCL in his right elbow last season and the Yankees’ fingers remain crossed that the 26-year-old from Japan will be able to avoid Tommy John elbow reconstructive surgery.
Mar 3, 2015, 11:32 AM EST
Will he be the same Tanaka this spring?
Feb 22, 2015, 8:10 PM EST
CC Sabathia, 305 pounds. Woof.
Feb 19, 2015, 7:45 PM EST
All eyes were on Masahiro Tanaka at Yankees camp today as he threw his first bullpen session of the spring.
Feb 9, 2015, 6:34 PM EST
There’s a lot riding on Masahiro Tanaka’s elbow this season.
Dec 13, 2014, 1:01 PM EST
The Cubs came out on top in the Jon Lester sweepstakes earlier this week and they are ready to make the deal official.
Nov 26, 2014, 4:25 PM EST
Since there’s no such thing as a stupid question …
Nov 25, 2014, 3:46 PM EST
Based on what we know at the moment, the Cubs’ offer is the richest one out there.
Nov 10, 2014, 6:23 PM EST
Joins Albert Pujols, Evan Longoria and Mike Trout as unanimous winners.
Oct 5, 2014, 11:37 AM EST
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is hearing that Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda could command $120-130 million.
Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST
Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.
Sep 27, 2014, 2:25 PM EST
This won’t exactly give the Yankees peace of mind going into the offseason.
Sep 22, 2014, 4:40 PM EST
Good news for the Yankees and their once and future ace
Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EST
The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.
Sep 21, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka looked sharp Sunday in his first start since July 8, scattering five hits over 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball in a 5-2 win over the visiting Blue Jays. He struck out four batters, did not issue a walk, and only went to one three-ball count all afternoon.
Sep 20, 2014, 12:16 PM EST
Tanaka has been out since July 8 with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, but he’ll make his return Sunday against the Blue Jays.
Sep 16, 2014, 5:30 PM EST
In a real game. Not a simulation.
Sep 15, 2014, 3:30 PM EST
Hope he comes back soon so the Yankees have a shot at making the simulated playoffs.
Sep 10, 2014, 10:32 PM EST
Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka threw around 44 pitches in a simulated game on Tuesday and came out of it feeling fine, so he’s been given clearance to take the next step in his rehabilitation from a partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.
Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.
Sep 9, 2014, 3:56 PM EST
He’s not yet up to the same number of simulated games as real games this year, but it’s getting close.
Sep 7, 2014, 11:20 AM EST
Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka stepped back on a mound Saturday for the first time since a bout of arm fatigue shut down his rehab program. He’s trying to avoid surgery for a partially-torn UCL in his right elbow.
Sep 4, 2014, 4:46 PM EST
Tanaka was shut down in mid-July, but rather than immediately go under the knife and begin the 12-month (or longer) recovery process he’s hoping rest and rehab will do the trick.
Sep 4, 2014, 2:40 PM EST
The Yankees long-time GM is about to become its longer-time GM.
Sep 2, 2014, 5:17 PM EST
Before being shut down in mid-July the 25-year-old rookie from Japan went 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA in 18 starts, including a 135/19 K/BB ratio in 129 innings.
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