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Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Baseball / MLB May 13, 2019

Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Masahiro Tanaka needed only 73 pitches over seven innings Sunday to get his third win of the season and lead the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Tanaka (3-3) outdueled reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell (3-4) and ...

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Baseball / MLB May 2, 2019

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka surrendered three runs over four innings on Wednesday, and suffered his third loss of the season, in the New York Yankees' 3-2 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tanaka (2-3) struck out six of the 18 batters he faced, but allowed the aforementioned ...

CC Sabathia throws 3,000th career strikeout in defeat

Baseball / MLB May 1, 2019

CC Sabathia throws 3,000th career strikeout in defeat

CC Sabathia struck out a former teammate for No. 3,000 of his career, celebrated with the rest of the New York Yankees on the field and tipped his cap to the appreciative Arizona crowd. As the big left-hander he walked toward the batter's box, he ...

Masahiro Tanaka shelled as Yankees' win streak ends

Baseball / MLB Apr 26, 2019

Masahiro Tanaka shelled as Yankees' win streak ends

Tommy La Stella and Kole Calhoun hit two-run home runs in the fifth inning, David Fletcher drove in a career-high five and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 11-5 Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep. La Stella hit his seventh homer, breaking ...

Tanaka struggles in first loss of '19

Baseball / MLB Apr 15, 2019

Tanaka struggles in first loss of '19

Ravaged by injuries, the New York Yankees hardly resemble the 100-win team that set a major league record for homers last year. And even though it's very early in the season, they are frittering away games during a favorable portion of their schedule. Tim Anderson hit ...

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 ...

Baseball / MLB Apr 2, 2019

Yankees minor leaguer Gosuke Kato called up to Triple-A

Gosuke Kato has been promoted to Triple-A for the first time since signing a minor league contract with the New York Yankees in 2013. The 24-year-old second baseman is expected to play for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, when the farm team starts its season ...