Masahiro Tanaka




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With 11 days to go before Opening Day, one of the competitions in camp has officially been decided. Prior to Wednesday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, manager Joe Girardi announced Greg Bird would be the starting first baseman for the 2017 season. Girardi said Bird was better than he expected this Spring, although […]

Greg Bird wins starting first baseman job



To the average person, Masahiro Tanaka couldn’t have had a better start against the Detroit Tigers. Tanaka pitched 4.1 hitless innings which contributed to a combined no-hitter. However, they always say that we are our own worst critic. And in this case, Tanaka was his own worst critic. Tanaka said his command […]

Masahiro Tanaka hopes to work on command


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It’s only Spring Training, but the Yankees get to add another milestone to their dominant Grapefruit League season. Masahiro Tanaka, Chasen Shreve and Jordan Montgomery combined to throw the first Spring no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers. It’s the first no-hitter for the Yankees since March 14th 1983 when Ron Guidry and Dale Murray combined […]

Yankees no-hit Detroit Tigers in exhibition win