Tanaka Pitches 5-hitter, Leads Yankees Over Blue Jays 4-1
Yankees Sweep Mariners, 3-1
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.
Tanaka Throws 49 Pitches In Simulated GameNew 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.
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.
Tanaka Gets His Work Visa, Prepares To Leave For Yankees Spring TrainingJapanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has obtained a work visa and could depart for the United States as early as Sunday.
Yankees, Tanaka In $155 Million, 7-Year DealThe New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday to a $155 million, seven-year contract.