Yankees Place Righty Masahiro Tanaka On Disabled List With Shoulder InflammationTanaka issued a career-high five walks in four-plus innings at Toronto on Wednesday. After the game, Tanaka told the team he was ailing.
Tanaka Throws Perfect Into 6th As Yankees Beat Rays For 5th Win In A RowMasahiro Tanaka took a perfect game into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 14, pitching the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays Friday night for their fifth straight win.
Palladino: Cespedes Could Take A Lesson From Fallen Ace TanakaThe two biggest disappointments in New York baseball this season have been Masahiro Tanaka and Yoenis Cespedes. The difference is Tanaka at least knows enough to keep his dreams to himself and take responsibility for his actions.
Keidel: With Tanaka In The Tank, Yankees Should Trade For A StarterWhen you approach July 4, you are, as Bill Parcells famously said, what your record says you. This isn't April, when a pair of three-hit games boosts your batting average 50 points, or when two quality starts lowers your ERA a full run or more.
Yankees Push Back Next Start For Struggling Tanaka To MondayThe Yankees are trying desperately to get their ace to snap out of his season-long funk. Tanaka is 5-6 with a 6.55 ERA.
Joe Girardi On WFAN: No Easy Blueprint To Getting Tanaka Back On TrackYankees fans aren't the only ones who have been frustrated with Masahiro Tanaka. Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Tanaka himself is extremely disappointed with his performance this season.
Red Sox Announcer Remy Apologizes After Saying Tanaka Shouldn't Get TranslatorBoston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound.
Pedro Martinez Gets After Tanaka: 'I Don't See Him Getting Any Better'As far as Pedro Martinez is concerned, the Yankees have a major liability in their rotation in the form of their No. 1 starter.
Yankees' Girardi On WFAN: Tanaka's Struggles Are Not UniqueYankees manager Joe Girardi compared Tanaka's situation this year to what Houston's Dallas Keuchel endured last year.
Palladino: Pressure On Tanaka To Right Ship Can't Be OverstatedThursday’s rainout came at just the right time for Masahiro Tanaka. After the stretch he’s had, he needed an extra day to step back and collect himself.
LISTEN: Girardi Says Gleyber Torres Shouldn't Be Overwhelmed When He Reaches MajorsThe Yankees' top prospect Gleyber Torres moved one step closer to the majors this week when he was promoted to Triple-A.
Keidel: Yankees Need Tanaka To Get On Track Sooner Rather Than LaterIf you told the Yankees or their fans that Masahiro Tanaka would be the worst pitcher on their starting staff, then you'd assume the Bombers would be plunging down the rungs of relevance, buried below the AL East.