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MASAHIRO TANAKA

Fans watch the Rakuten Eagles' season-opening game against the Lotte Marines on March 25, 2022, at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi in Sendai.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 1, 2023
Star pitcher Tanaka apologizes for not stopping bullying
In a post on social media site X, the 35-year-old Tanaka said he should done more to exert a positive influence inside the clubhouse.
Eagles starter Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Buffaloes in Osaka on Thursday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 4, 2023
Eagles give Masahiro Tanaka plenty of support during rout of Buffaloes
The Eagles, who snapped Orix's four-game winning streak, scored four runs over three innings against Jacob Waguespack.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 31, 2023
Masahiro Tanaka feels right at home as away team pitcher in Hokkaido opener
Tanaka has rarely had the opportunity to start on opening day in Japan, twice because of his participation in the WBC and also because he spent 2014 to 2020 in MLB.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Feb 13, 2023
Eagles name Masahiro Tanaka as opening day starter
Former New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles' opening day starter for the 2023 season, the Japanese club's manager Kazuhisa Ishii revealed Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 7, 2023
Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes huge pay cut after 'undignified two years'
The former Yankee signed for a reported 2023 salary of u00a5475 million plus incentives, down from the u00a5900 million he is said to have earned in each of the past two years.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 25, 2022
Yoshinobu Yamamoto and Masataka Yoshida lift Orix over Rakuten
Yamamoto, who has led Japanese baseball in wins, ERA and strikeouts this year, held the Eagles to two singles while striking out seven and walking three on a drizzly afternoon.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Sep 12, 2022
Pacific League pennant race heading toward photo finish
The Pacific League standings have been tight all year, and the season is heading into its final stretch with five of the six teams still in the title race.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 6, 2022
Shota Takeda outpitches Masahiro Tanaka as Hawks beat Eagles
Takeda (1-0) allowed just three hits and two walks against the Eagles, who could only manage to scratch out a fourth-inning tying run against him.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 25, 2022
Eagles' Masahiro Tanaka takes loss against Tigers in Koshien return
The former New York Yankee became a household name in 2006 when he guided Komazawa University Tomakomai High School to a runner-up finish at the national championship at the ballpark.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 11, 2022
Masahiro Tanaka hurls four-hitter as Eagles win 11 straight
The former New York Yankee needed just 107 pitches to earn the win at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi, going the distance for the first time this season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 6, 2022
Masahiro Tanaka earns win as virus-hit Rakuten returns to action
Masahiro Tanaka pitched the coronavirus-hit Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to a 7-3 Pacific League win against the Saitama Seibu Lions on Tuesday, allowing two runs over seven innings as his team returned to action.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2021
Orix finishes season atop PL with Lotte chasing magic number
After finishing bottom of the PL in the past two seasons, Orix could land its first pennant since 1996 should Lotte lose a single game this week.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2021
Lions rookie Yutaro Watanabe outduels Eagles' Masahiro Tanaka
The 21-year-old Watanabe fanned five, allowing four hits and four walks.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 3, 2021
Japan squeezes by U.S. in extra innings, buying easy pass to semifinals
The win sets up Japan for a matchup against South Korea, while the U.S. faces a tougher route to a place in the final.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 28, 2021
What to watch on Day 5 of the Tokyo Olympics
Another showdown between a pair of stars in the pool and a much-anticipated debut for Samurai Japan in baseball highlight another busy day in Tokyo.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 18, 2021
Masahiro Tanaka and Atsunori Inaba to get shot at redemption at Tokyo Games
If there are any people around Samurai Japan who understand Olympic success is not a given, it's Atsunori Inaba and Masahiro Tanaka.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 16, 2021
Masahiro Tanaka and Tomoyuki Sugano highlight Samurai Japan squad for Tokyo Games
Manager Atsunori Inaba will be calling upon NPB's top players to deliver gold for the host nation when the Olympic baseball tournament begins on July 28.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 23, 2021
Marines knock Masahiro Tanaka and Eagles out of PL lead
Shogo Nakamura did the bulk of the damage against Masahiro Tanaka and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles' bullpen on Saturday, paving the way for a 3-1 Chiba Lotte Marines win that knocked their opponents off the top of the Pacific League standings.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 16, 2021
Masataka Yoshida beats Masahiro Tanaka as Buffaloes knock off Eagles
Masataka Yoshida turned Masahiro Tanaka's impressive start on its head with a come-from-behind three-run homer that lifted the Orix Buffaloes to a 4-3 win over the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Saturday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 25, 2021
Masahiro Tanaka earns 100th Japan win in Sendai homecoming
Returning to Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi for the first time since 2013, the former Yankee star allowed just three hits in a victory over the Lions.

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