Masahiro Tanaka RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tanaka starts opener for Yankees; Cessa in bullpen; Romine on bench

    The Journal News "During an in-game interview with YES Network, Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced three bits of news: 1. Masahiro Tanaka will be the Opening Day starter This comes as little surprise, but Tanaka's underwhelming spring did give the Yankees at least some cause for concern. Tanaka had to..." March 31

  • Yankees still not entirely sure about Masahiro Tanaka

    ESPN "It's March 29, Yankees fans. Do you know who your Opening Day starter is? Neither do the Yankees. On Tuesday, Masahiro Tanaka pitched four innings of one-run, seven-hit, five-strikeout ball in a split-squad game against the Phillies in Clearwater that was eventually cancelled by lightning..." March 30

  • Girardi: Tanaka on track to start Opening Day "All signs point to the Yankees setting up Masahiro Tanaka to make his second consecutive Opening Day start, but manager Joe Girardi said on Thursday that he is not ready to make an official announcement. "We've got to see how he bounces back after we build up his pitch count a little bit,"..." March 17