Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Chase Headley #12 after his complete-game victory during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 15, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Tanaka Pitches 5-hitter, Leads Yankees Over Blue Jays 4-1

TORONTO (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched a five-hitter for his first complete game in more than a year, leading the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Saturday. The Yankees won their third […]


Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the second inning at Safeco Field on June 3, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Yankees Sweep Mariners, 3-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Garrett Jones and Mark Teixeira homered, Masahiro Tanaka gave up one run over seven innings in his return from the disabled list and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of […]


Masahiro Tanaka (Scott Iskowitz)

Tanaka Sharp In Game Simulation

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka threw 23 of 29 pitches for strikes Saturday in a simulated game broken down into two innings.


Masahiro Tanaka (Scott Iskowitz)

Tanaka Throws 49 Pitches In Simulated Game

New York Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka threw 49 pitches in a simulated game Thursday and did not report any unusual pain as he recovers from a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 3, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tanaka Will Throw 25 Pitches Saturday

New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to throw 25 pitches Saturday in his first bullpen session since going on the disabled list with a partial tear in his right elbow.


Masahiro Tanaka (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)

Tanaka Gets His Work Visa, Prepares To Leave For Yankees Spring Training

Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has obtained a work visa and could depart for the United States as early as Sunday.


Masahiro Tanaka (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees, Tanaka In $155 Million, 7-Year Deal

The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday to a $155 million, seven-year contract.