Baseball / MLB May 31, 2018

Shohei Ohtani listed on MLB All-Star ballot as designated hitter

Los Angeles Angels two-way talent Shohei Ohtani was listed on the All-Star ballot as a designated hitter as Major League Baseball's Communications Twitter account released the fan ballot for each league on Wednesday. Ohtani, one of nine Angels players on the ballot, could either be ...

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jul 9, 2017

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Yu Darvish said Saturday he had no choice but to give up on pitching in the MLB All-Star Game with just one day in between the Midsummer Classic and his next scheduled start. Darvish, the Texas Rangers' ace selected to his fourth All-Star team in ...

Tanaka chosen for MLB All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jul 7, 2014

Tanaka chosen for MLB All-Star Game

by Jason Coskrey

The $175 million the New Yankees spent to acquire Masahiro Tanaka is looking more and more like a bargain with each passing day. The Japanese ace had already established himself as one of the best pitchers in the majors this year. Now he can add ...

Tanaka unlikely to pitch in All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jun 28, 2014

Tanaka unlikely to pitch in All-Star Game

Despite taking the phenomenal success he enjoyed in Japan to the majors this year, first-year Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is unlikely to pitch for the American League in this year's MLB All-Star Game, New York manager Joe Girardi hinted on Friday. Tanaka has a major ...