New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters earlier on Tuesday that he expects right-handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to be his Opening Day starter against the Tampa Bay Rays for 2017. The Yankees didn’t name their Opening Day starter until March 31st last year due to complications about knowing what Tanaka’s availability for Opening DayContinue reading “Joe Girardi Tabs Masahiro Tanaka as Yankees’ Opening Day Starter”
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Masahiro Tanaka Suffers no Problems During Mound Session
Masahiro Tanaka did something yesterday that he hasn’t done since October: go through a mound session without any setbacks/problems. Tanaka threw a twenty-pitch mound session on Saturday and reported no problems to Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild. Tanaka underwent an arthroscopic procedure earlier this off-season to remove a bone spur in his right elbow that dated back toContinue reading “Masahiro Tanaka Suffers no Problems During Mound Session”
Live: Astros Take on Yankees in AL Wild Card Game
Both the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees exceeded expectations this year, both using a different style baseball team. The Yankees are getting younger, but the Astros are powered by young stars while the Yankees rely on their veterans more. They are taking each other on the American League Wild Card Game tonight, soContinue reading “Live: Astros Take on Yankees in AL Wild Card Game”
CC Sabathia Expected to Come off Disabled List on Wednesday
Many thought that CC Sabathia’s 2015 season would come to an end with a right knee injury, but according to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, the Yankees are expecting him to return this upcoming Wednesday. Sabathia has been out since August 23rd with the injury, but after throwing a simulated game on Friday atContinue reading “CC Sabathia Expected to Come off Disabled List on Wednesday”
2015 Season Preview: New York Yankees
Here we are again; April 3rd. Just days away from Opening Day of the MLB season, and like usual, The New York Yankees are gearing up for another season full of hope and dreams. The team is fully reloaded from last season, but they are now missing a key element of the past 19 seasonsContinue reading “2015 Season Preview: New York Yankees”
Should Masahiro Tanaka Have Undergone Tommy John Surgery?
There are three words that are any pitcher’s worst nightmare: Tommy John Surgery. When the New York Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka in January, 2014, to a 7 year, 155 million dollar contract, with a buyout after the 4th season and a full no-trade clause, they were certainly hoping to NEVER hear those words about Mr. Tanaka. Instead, they wereContinue reading “Should Masahiro Tanaka Have Undergone Tommy John Surgery?”
One Reason to Watch Every MLB Team This Season
The 2015 MLB season is rapidly approaching. If you don’t feel much excitement around the game of baseball this season or very much never, we’re here to change that opinion of your’s as we give you one reason to watch every Major League Baseball team this season in the following. Arizona Diamondbacks: Yasmany Tomas TomasContinue reading “One Reason to Watch Every MLB Team This Season”
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