Yankees waste Masahiro Tanaka's effort

Baseball / MLB Apr 3, 2019

Yankees waste Masahiro Tanaka's effort

Masahiro Tanaka pitched 6⅔ effective innings, but the right-hander was hurt by a lack of run support in the New York Yankees' 3-1 defeat to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday evening. Tanaka, who threw on four days' rest after winning his opening-day start, scattered eight ...

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Baseball / MLB Sep 11, 2018

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to eight games with a fourth-inning double but the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 5-2 by the Texas Rangers on Monday. Ohtani, who was named Player of the Week for the Sept. 3-9 period, proved himself worthy of his ...

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

Baseball / MLB Sep 2, 2018

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

Masahiro Tanaka gave a commanding seven-inning performance Saturday to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Japanese right-hander snapped a five-start winless streak as he struck out six and allowed a single earned run off seven hits, with ...

Shohei Ohtani hits home run as Angels beat Tigers

Baseball / MLB Aug 9, 2018

Shohei Ohtani hits home run as Angels beat Tigers

Shohei Ohtani blasted a three-run home run in the first inning on Tuesday in the Los Angeles Angels' 11-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani, batting third as the Angels' designated hitter, took the plate at Angel Stadium after back-to-back singles by Kole Calhoun and ...

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

Baseball / MLB Jul 10, 2018

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens released right-hander Junichi Tazawa on Monday after he played for them for just over a month. The 32-year-old veteran reliever, who signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers on June 4, went 0-1 in seven games with a ...

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

Baseball / MLB Jun 5, 2018

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

Right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa has signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers, the American League club announced Monday. Tazawa was released by the Miami Marlins last month after posting a 9.00 ERA and a 1-1 record in 22 games this season, allowing 21 ...

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Baseball / MLB May 31, 2018

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Shohei Ohtani got a no-decision in his anticipated return to the mound Wednesday, allowing one run over five innings in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani was making his first start since manager Mike Scioscia nixed his awaited pitching duel ...