Masahiro Tanaka RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees Activate Masahiro Tanaka

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees have activated righty Masahiro Tanaka, per a club announcement. He ended up missing about a month with dual hamstring strains suffered while running the bases. It’s obviously good news for the Yanks that Tanaka is back in action in relatively short order. In..." July 10

  • Masahiro Tanaka hoping to rejoin Yankees next week

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is close to rejoining the team after a month out with injury. Tanaka said Monday that he will make a rehab start on Wednesday, and if all goes well, he plans to rejoin the Major League rotation as early as next week.   " July 02

  • Masahiro Tanaka to throw off a mound this weekend

    Hardball Talk "Earlier this month Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka strained both of his hamstrings while running the bases in an interleague game against the Mets and was sent to the 10-day DL. Today it was announced that the beginning of the end of most DL stints for pitchers — throwing off of a mound..." June 21

  • Masahiro Tanaka will be out ‘weeks’ with hamstring injuries

    New York Post "The Yankees’ starting rotation took another hit Saturday when Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 10-day DL with mild strains of both hamstrings — suffered in Friday’s win over the Mets when he scored from third base on Aaron Judge’s sacrifice fly in the top of the..." June 09

  • Tanaka's night cut short by stiff hamstrings

    MLB.com "Masahiro Tanaka was cruising through five innings against the Mets and appeared to have at least a couple more frames in the tank, which is why manager Aaron Boone felt comfortable sending him to bat in the sixth inning, even with the Yankees trailing by a run at the time. Tanaka tied..." June 09

  • Shohei Ohtani no longer facing Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday at Yankee Stadium

    Hardball Talk "Shohei Ohtani has essentially become the Angels’ designated Sunday starting pitcher, but Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced Thursday morning that the 23-year-old two-way Japanese star will be skipped in the rotation this weekend at Yankee Stadium for “workload..." May 24

  • Avoiding opt-out, Masahiro Tanaka followed ‘what my heart was saying’

    Newsday "Masahiro Tanaka said he wasn’t tempted. “I really prioritized what I felt inside,” Tanaka said Wednesday morning after working out at the Yankees’ minor-league complex. “I’m sure there were possibilities, but the important thing for me was to follow what my heart was saying, and that’s what I..." February 08

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