Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka earns first win of season

MLB Sep 2, 2020

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka earns first win of season

Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph fastball near the head of pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau while closing out his first save of the season, prompting the benches to empty after New York ended a six-game losing streak against the Tampa Bay Rays with ...

Shohei Ohtani made big splash in debut season in majors

Baseball / MLB Dec 27, 2018

Shohei Ohtani made big splash in debut season in majors

Shohei Ohtani's historic big league debut wasn't the only story coming out of the majors this year, but it often seemed like it. The ups and downs of the hard-hitting, hard-throwing American League Rookie of the Year captured imaginations on both sides of the Pacific, ...

No win for Masahiro Tanaka as Yankees beat Marlins

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / MLB 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 ...