Tag Archives: Masahiro Tanaka

Tanaka’s injury a big blow to the rotation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Yankees snap five-game skid in 7-4 victory over Twins

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The Yankees sent their ace Masahiro Tanaka to the mound to oppose Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins, and while Tanaka wasn't "vintage Tanaka", he was still good enough to help the Yankees secure a 7-4 victory at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After the Yankees were down 2-0 in the fifth inning, the Yankees had ...

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Yankees vs. Twins pitching matchups

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Thursday July 3 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (11-3, 2.10 ERA) Twins: Phil Hughes (8-4, 3.58 ERA) Time: 8:10 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network and MLB Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Hughes: Jacoby Ellsbury (7-for-19, .368 AVG), Ichiro Suzuki (7-for-19, .368 AVG) Who's Not vs. Hughes: Kelly Johnson  (4-for-17, .235 AVG) Friday, July 4 Yankees: Chase Whitley (3-2, 4.70 ERA) Twins: Kyle Gibson (7-6, 3.77 ERA) Time: 3:10 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network and ESPN 2/WFAN Who's Hot ...

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