The Yankees signed Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155 million contract on Jan. 22. As far as Yu Darvish is concerned, the Bronx Bombers paid too much money for his countryman.
Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season but his Japanese team doesn’t want to let him go.
Yu Darvish allowed two singles over 6 1-3 innings in his first start in 16 days, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the New Yankees 3-0 Monday night.
At 6-foot-4, Otani’s fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
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Yu Darvish had a season-high 10 strikeouts pitching into the ninth inning and worked out of a couple of jams for the Texas Rangers in a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees and countryman Hiroki Kuroda on Tuesday night.
In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
Some Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization’s best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.
Sweeny Murti discusses the Yankees’ rotation going into 2012, remaining free agent possibilities and the likelihood of trading A.J. Burnett.
Darvish, we hardly knew Yu. The Yankees, as expected, won’t be negotiating with Japanese sensation Yu Darvish.
The Ham Fighters will announce the winner of the Yu Darvish sweepstakes Tuesday morning, Japan time, the pitcher’s agent tweeted on Monday.
The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan’s Pacific League have until Tuesday to accept a bid from a major league team for pitcher Yu Darvish.
These are Hal Steinbrenner’s Yankees, and it means less seat-of-the-pants spending.