NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It looks like Masahiro Tanaka is already well-versed in the Yankees’ mission statement.
The Japanese phenom pulled on New York’s iconic pinstripes for the first time Tuesday afternoon during his formal introduction in the Bronx, and he sounded like he’ll fit right in. His general manager and manager couldn’t disguise their excitement.
“This would make The Boss proud,” GM Brian Cashman said. “This is Yankee big. This is Steinbrenner big.”