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Masahiro Tanaka has partial UCL tear


Well, if you were hoping Masahiro Tanaka could return within the next two weeks, you're going to be disappointed. Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with a partial UCL tear, but three doctors (including Dr. Chris Ahmad)  recommended that Tanaka avoid surgery. Tanaka is going to try a six-week program and hope that the small tear will repair itself. ...

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Tanaka flies to Seattle to see Dr. Ahmad

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Dr. Chris Ahmad is at a conference in Seattle this week, so that means Masahiro Tanaka will have to take a plane from New York to Seattle in order for Dr. Ahmad to see the MRI results. Joe Girardi has the results, but he's not going to disclose his findings until the team doctor has taken a ...

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Tanaka’s injury a big blow to the rotation


When the Yankees were drawing the map on their rotation during Spring Training, they were touted as having one of the best rotations in baseball. Fast-forward to July 10 and they had lost 80% of their rotation; Masahiro Tanaka being the latest blow. Dr. Chris Ahmad would evaluate Tanaka--but he's in Seattle for an orthopedic ...

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Masahiro Tanaka flies back to New York for MRI on arm


Uh-oh. Looks like another blow to the Yankees rotation. The New York Post reported Masahiro Tanaka is currently flying back to New York to have an MRI on his right arm. This just comes one day after Tanaka had his worst start of the season, giving up five runs in 6.2 innings. Tanaka, who was just announced as ...

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Tanaka struggles in 5-3 loss to Indians


Masahiro Tanaka had been so good for the Yankees this season that a start like this was inevitable. While giving up a season-high five runs, the Yankees were unable to get a hit after the third inning which led to a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored ...

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It’s easy being Greene in 5-3 win over Indians


When the Yankees brought up Shane Greene to make the spot start for Vidal Nuno, fans weren't expecting to get much from him. I don't even think the Yankees were expecting to get much from him. Greene gave them a quality start and Dellin Betances closed the game in a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland ...

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Yankees vs. Indians pitching matchups


Monday, July 7 Yankees: Shane Greene (Triple-AAA: 5-2, 4.61 ERA) Indians: Justin Masterson (4-5, 5.16 ERA) Time: 7:10 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network and ESPN/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Masterson: Derek Jeter (9-for-23, .391 AVG), Brian Roberts (5-for-17, .294 AVG) Who's Not vs. Masterson: Brett Gardner (3-for-18, .167 AVG), Kelly Johnson (1-for-8, .125 AVG), Ichiro Suzuki (6-for-27, .222 AVG), Mark Teixeira (2-for-16, .125 AVG) Tuesday, July 8 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (12-3, 2.27 ...

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Jeter, Tanaka and Betances earn All-Star nods

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Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances? Pack your bags; you're going to Minnesota! Derek Jeter was elected into his final All-Star game while Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances were elected into their first All-Star games earlier this evening and they couldn't have been excited about the opportunity. Here were their reactions on being told they were ...

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