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  1. For Masahiro Tanaka, a day to forget

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Masahiro Tanaka hasn't had a day this bad in more than seven years, when he was a rookie for the Rakuten Golden Eagles pitching against the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. On that day -- March 29, 2007 -- the teenage Tanaka, just 18 years old, w...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  2. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees thinks he can return this sea...

    Wallace Matthews

    Masahiro Tanaka took another step toward what he hopes will be a return to the New York Yankees this season, throwing 10 pitches off flat ground in the outfield at Camden Yards before Wednesday night's Yankees-Orioles game.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  3. Why not Pineda today?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees are playing a game tonight against the Cleveland Indians, and need a starting pitcher. Meanwhile, Michael Pineda needs work, and will make a start for Triple-A Scranton. Michael Pineda #35 SP New York Yankees ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  4. Yankees call on Esmil for Friday

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- In a move that was guarded more closely than many state secrets, the Yankees announced that Esmil Rogers will get the start in place of the injured David Phelps Friday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Cleveland India...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 1, Tigers 0

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It appears as if the Yankees have decided to start playing playoff baseball in August -- low scoring, pitching dominant and with solid defense. And for four days against the AL Central-leading Tigers, it worked. In the first three gam...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. Notes: Friday's starter still TBD

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Joe Girardi still doesn't know who will start for the Yankees tomorrow in the series opener against the Cleveland Indians, but he does know who won't: Michael Pineda, who is scheduled to start in Scranton in what is likely his final rehab...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  7. New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka still feeling elbow discomfo...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday that Masahiro Tanaka, the ace of his pitching staff, is still feeling discomfort in his pitching elbow despite not having picked up a baseball since receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection 1

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  8. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees has partially torn UCL

    Wallace Matthews

    The New York Yankees will be without Masahiro Tanaka, their ace righthander, for at least six weeks due to a partially torn elbow ligament, but seem for now to have dodged the bullet of season-ending Tommy John surgery.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Indians 4 (14)

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- A day that began in catastrophe ended in relatively minor triumph, because what is a win over the struggling Cleveland Indians compared to the loss of Masahiro Tanaka? Still, it would have been time to confiscate all the belts and sh...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  10. Tanaka shows he's human after all

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- The pattern had been established early with Masahiro Tanaka: One start on what is considered "regular" rest here in the United States, four days between starts, and one start, and sometimes two, after an extra day of rest. And once, on t...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Indians 5, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- Suddenly, nothing with the New York Yankees is guaranteed anymore. "The Last Sure Thing" expired Tuesday when Masahiro Tanaka, almost always a guaranteed win and absolutely always a guaranteed quality outing, got absolutely shellacked...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  12. Beltran out of lineup with sore knee

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- Already troubled by a sore right elbow, Yankees outfielder/DH Carlos Beltran is not in the lineup tonight because of swelling behind his right knee. Beltran was not available to speak to the media before tonight's game with the Clevel...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  13. CC done for the year, and maybe for good

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- If CC Sabathia has really pitched his last game as a Yankee -- and it is far too early to say that, even if the always-cautious Joe Girardi refused to rule it out -- his final game would have come on May 10, 2014, in which he worked into ...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  14. Warren too good for his own good

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Adam Warren is a victim of his own success. The 26-year-old right-hander is a starter by training and inclination. He was deep in the mix for the No. 5 starter's job in spring training, the one eventually won by Michael Pineda. And thi...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  15. Game 70: Blue Jays (41-31) at Yanks (36-33)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees are on the verge of history tonight; if they beat the Blue Jays again, it will be the 15th straight time they have beaten Toronto at home, which will be their longest winning streak against a visiting team in more than a half-...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  16. NYY priorities: McCann, Tanaka, Grandy (?)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees holiday shopping season is in full swing, and the proverbial source-with-knowledge enumerated the club's priorities to me today as follows: free-agent catcher Brian McCann, Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, and their own free-...

    Blog | November 06, 2013