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Yankees Land Masahiro Tanaka

ESPN - 22 Jan 2014
NEW YORK -- The Yankees spent much of 2013 scouting right-hander Masahiro Tanaka in Japan. After seeing him go 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA, they came away convinced his stuff would translate to the major leagues. On Wednesday, before Tanaka had thrown ...

Masahiro Tanaka is suspicious about these 'juiced' balls

New York Post - 21 Jun 2017
No one had surrendered more homers in the American League heading into Tuesday night than Masahiro Tanaka. And he's not the only big name to have been affected by the increase in home runs around the league. Clayton Kershaw already has allowed ...

Darvish motivated for Yankees bats, plus first meeting vs. Tanaka

Fort Worth Star Telegram - 22 Jun 2017
For Darvish, it's not just another start. He's facing fellow Japaneze pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (5-7, 6.34 ERA) for the first time in the majors. They faced off four times in Japan. Darvish (6-5, 3.35) was 2-1 with a no decision in those meetings ...

Yankees have nowhere to turn as Masahiro Tanaka mess worsens

New York Post - 18 Jun 2017
This day brought no questions about what's next for Masahiro Tanaka. No proposals to solve the greatest mystery in the $155 million man's professional career. Part of that comes from the encouraging signs behind the debacle that was the Yankees' 5-2 ...

Yankees may be pushing — but not pulling — Masahiro Tanaka

New York Post - 08 Jun 2017
Following Tanaka's latest loss, Girardi announced Wednesday the right-hander will make his next start as scheduled, which would come Sunday in The Bronx against the Orioles. Pitching coach Larry Rothschild later said Tanaka could end up being pushed ...

Yankees' Tanaka Shows His Splitter and Slider Are Just Fine

New York Times - 27 May 2017
This was Masahiro Tanaka at his best: splitters plunging below the bats of the Oakland Athletics, sliders slicing away from them, all the way into the eighth inning. It was hard to believe that the pitcher starring for the Yankees on Friday was the ...

The Yankees need Masahiro Tanaka to correct his sinker problem

Pinstripe Alley - 14 Jun 2017
Much has been written, spoken and tweeted about the struggles of Masahiro Tanaka in 2017. After a sterling spring training, the Yankees ace has been terrible, with a 6.07 ERA and 5.46 FIP. He's walking more batters than ever before and giving up what's ...

Masahiro Tanaka finds groove as Yankees' list of worries shrinks

New York Post - 13 Jun 2017
Tanaka, granted an extra day of rest by the Yankees in an attempt to cure what ailed him, looked much, much better Monday night. And just as it looked like this seemed fated to be one of those “good news, bad news” nights for this team, with Tyler ...

Masahiro Tanaka's problems aren't over as Yankees get drubbed

New York Post - 01 Jun 2017
Shortly after the Orioles pounded Tanaka on the way to a 10-4 win over the Yankees on Wednesday night in front of 22,983 at Camden Yards, Tanaka stood in front of his locker attempting to explain why he gave up seven runs and nine hits in 5 ²/₃ innings.

Yankees hope Masahiro Tanaka can build off strong start

Newsday - 14 Jun 2017
Tanaka had been 0-5 with a 10.72 ERA in his previous five starts. “We have to build off this to make sure he can put them back to back to back so he gets the feeling of everything being right,” Girardi said. “For the most part I thought the stuff was ...

Masahiro Tanaka mystery: Is this the start he gets back on track?

New York Post - 25 May 2017
Masahiro Tanaka said he feels fine physically and he has been working with pitching coach Larry Rothschild about fixing what's gone so horribly wrong for much of this season — and especially his last two outings. One thing the right-hander is sure of ...

Klapisch: What's wrong with Tanaka? Here's one theory

NorthJersey.com - 04 Jun 2017
It wouldn't be hard to argue the importance of the Yankees' upcoming series with the Red Sox, and not just because it's a battle for first place in the East. Imbedded in this miniature war will be Masahiro Tanaka's tell-all start on Tuesday and the ...

Yankees can try to hide Masahiro Tanaka but it won't fix problem

New York Post - 08 Jun 2017
That Girardi maintained wiggle room speaks to the continuing uncertainty around Tanaka. For if the righty is pushed back to Monday against the Angels it is not just about extra rest. It is about feeding Green to a division rival to provide a softer ...

Kaneka OLED Introduces “KUMIKO” by Designer Michiru Tanaka

GlobeNewswire (press release) - 21 Jun 2017
New York, NY, June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaneka OLED, a division of the Japanese chemical manufacturer Kaneka, launches their newest OLED lighting fixture, KUMIKO, designed by lighting designer Michiru Tanaka. Kumiko, named in ...

Masahiro Tanaka has been terrible

HardballTalk (blog) - 01 Jun 2017
Such results are not exactly new for Tanaka in 2017, unfortunately. Indeed, this was the fourth time this season that Tanaka has given up six or more and at the moment he's sitting at 5-5 with a 6.34 ERA in 11 starts. He's given up 14 homers as well.

Kunsthaus Graz Universalmuseum Joanneum

E-Flux - 21 Jun 2017
In Tanaka's first solo exhibition in Austria, the Kunsthaus Graz will show projects that involve collectivity and the potential for joint action. These include a new film work whose starting-point is the protest against the startup of the Zwentendorf ...

LEADING OFF: Pujols takes aim at 600; Tanaka tough at night

The Seattle Times - 31 May 2017
Masahiro Tanaka appears to do his best work at night. The New York Yankees right-hander makes his 11th start of the season in Baltimore, looking to extend an unusual run of success under the lights. Tanaka is 5-1 with a 2.51 ERA in six night starts and ...

Masahiro Tanaka continues to struggle

ESPN - 01 Jun 2017
Tonight's start by Masahiro Tanaka pokes some holes in the "he's better throwing to Austin Romine than Gary Sanchez" theory that has gained traction recently. This is the first time that Tanaka has surrendered more than four earned runs in a game he ...

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