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Tanaka picks up 12th victory

/ Sep 15, 2018

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Masahiro Tanaka threw six solid innings and picked up his 12th win as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Friday. Tanaka (12-5) struck out eight of the 24 batters he faced at Yankee Stadium for his third straight winning start. ...

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

/ 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 ...

Angels end six-game slide

/ Aug 28, 2018

Angels end six-game slide

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani homered, Eric Young Jr. drove in the go-ahead run during a five-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels blew a three-run lead before rallying to snap their six-game skid with a 10-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies on ...

No win for Masahiro Tanaka as Yankees beat Marlins

/ Aug 22, 2018

No win for Masahiro Tanaka as Yankees beat Marlins

Masahiro Tanaka, who is one win short of another 10-win season, was not involved in the decision Tuesday in the New York Yankees' 2-1, 12-inning victory over the Miami Marlins. The 29-year-old, who is 9-4 in 20 starts this season, pitched four scoreless innings at ...

Tanaka's run ends as BoSox edge Yankees

/ Aug 6, 2018

Tanaka's run ends as BoSox edge Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka missed out on his 10th win and saw his career-high 21⅓-inning scoreless streak end Sunday when he allowed a home run as the New York Yankees blew a three-run lead in a 5-4 extra-innings loss to the Boston Red Sox. Tanaka, who is ...

New York's Masahiro Tanaka extends unbeaten streak to 13

/ Aug 1, 2018

New York's Masahiro Tanaka extends unbeaten streak to 13

Masahiro Tanaka labored through a 31-pitch first inning against Baltimore, the team with the worst record in the major leagues, falling behind his first four batters. "Hopefully we make it out of this soon," catcher Kyle Higashioka recalled thinking. "You never want to get to ...

Masahiro Tanaka throws shutout to lead Yankees to win over Rays

/ Jul 25, 2018

Masahiro Tanaka throws shutout to lead Yankees to win over Rays

It was a good night for New York's bullpen. First, Masahiro Tanaka gave the Yankees relievers a breather. Then the front office added reinforcements. Tanaka pitched a three-hitter, Austin Romine drove in two runs as the replacement for again-injured catcher Gary Sanchez and the Yankees beat ...