Japanese Stars Kikuchi, Tanaka Set For 'Special' MatchupYusei Kikuchi made a point of watching Masahiro Tanaka growing up in Japan, whether he was pitching in his home country or once Tanaka got to the majors with the New York Yankees.
Tanaka Restores Order, Leads Yankees To Win Over IndiansNew York (82-42) clinched its 27th consecutive winning record since 1993, the second-longest streak in major league history behind the Yankees' run of 39 seasons from 1926-64.
Tanaka Dazzles, Chapman Wins Battle As Yankees Salvage Split With Blue JaysMasahiro Tanaka turned in a masterful performance but still left Aroldis Chapman with some work to do.
Yankees Embarrassed By Red Sox, Tanaka Gives Up 12 Runs In Humiliating DisplayThe 19 runs were the most scored by the Red Sox against the Yankees in the 117-year history of the rivalry.
Masahiro Tanaka Named To All-Star Team, Replaces Possible Yankees Trade Target StromanHis signature moment of the first half came on June 17 against the Rays, when the big game pitcher delivered a two-hit shutout against New York's division rivals.
Tanaka Ks 10 In 2-Hitter As Yankees Beat RaysMasahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
Yankees' Tanaka On Paternity List, Will Pitch Monday Vs. MetsThe New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the paternity leave list. But it will be a short stay, with his next start on Monday against the Mets.
Tanaka Serves Up More Homers, Yankees Fail In The Clutch In TorontoA rare off night by the offense left the New York Yankees back-to-back losers for the first time in more than a month.
Yankees Survive Bullpen Meltdown, Rally To Sweep OriolesClint Frazier and Luke Voit homered for the Yankees, who went deep 13 times during the series. New York has hit 35 home runs in going 10-2 against the Orioles
Yankees Pound Rays, Take 2 Of 3 From AL East LeadersMasahiro Tanaka and Tropicana Field were both lights out.
Tanaka Pumped About New-Look YankeesMasahiro Tanaka sees the latest incarnation of the Yankees and can't help but be confident.