Yankees' Tanaka Has Forearm Strain, Will Miss Next StartGirardi announced Tanaka's strain before the Yankees' game Thursday night at Tampa Bay. He said Tanaka won't throw for five days but could start again before the regular season ends a week from Sunday.
LISTEN: Joe Girardi Praises Yankees Starting PitchersIn his weekly appearance on Mike Francesa's WFAN show Thursday, manager Joe Girardi spoke glowingly of his hurlers.
Ellsbury, Tanaka Lead Yankees Past Blue Jays, 5-3In a matchup of teams fighting for playoff berths as the season passed Labor Day, Masahiro Tanaka (12-4) settled down after a shaky first to win his fifth straight decision.
Tanaka Dazzles, Yankees Belt 4 Homers In Rout Of AngelsMasahiro Tanaka started brilliantly, paused for only the smallest of moments, and then just kept rolling on.
Tanaka Strikes Out 7, Bombers Return To .500 With 5-3 Win Over TwinsRob Refsnyder had the tiebreaking single, Masahiro Tanaka struck out seven in six innings and the New York Yankees reached the .500 mark again with a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Tanaka Tosses 8 Strong Innings As Bombers Blast Twins 8-2Masahiro Tanaka pitched eight sparkling innings, Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2.
Palladino: Don't Worry, Yankees Know What They're Doing With TanakaAny professional pitcher, especially one who is supposed to be regarded as an ace, should be able to function effectively in the confines of a modern five-man rotation.
A-Rod, Tanaka Lift Yankees Past Rays, 4-1Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer and Masahiro Tanaka gave up two hits over seven innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday.
Keidel: First 5 Games Did Nothing To Erase Questions About Yankees' RotationDespite CC Sabathia's age, wage and wear on his left arm, he's the only Yankee to last at least six innings in a start so far.
Wintry Weather Forces Postponement Of Yankees' Opener Until TuesdayThe Yankees will have to wait one more day to open the season.
Yankees Name Masahiro Tanaka Opening Day StarterThe New York Yankees have named Masahiro Tanaka their Opening Day starter with just days to spare.
Tanaka Allows 1 Run In Yankees' 7-1 Win Over PhilliesMasahiro Tanaka pitched four innings, allowing seven hits but just one run, and a split squad of New York Yankees led the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Tuesday when the game was rained out.