Japanese Baseball

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees May Bid For Star Japanese Pitcher Tanaka

The Yankees could very well look East in their pursuit of a starting pitcher next season. The Far East. According to ESPN, the Bombers are interested in 24-year-old Masahiro Tanaka, a phenom right-hander from the Japan Pacific League.


Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees celebrates with his teammates after he connects on his second solo home run against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Ichiro Has Found His Stage At Yankee Stadium

The ultimate showman from Japan-slash-Seattle and the Beatles of baseball. It’s as if Jimi Hendrix picked up his guitar and suddenly joined “The Fab Four.”