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Masahiro Tanaka
ERA W-L K
2.77 13-5 141
Team: NY YankeesHt / Wt: 6-2 / 210 NFBC ADP: 135.14
Position: SPBorn: 11/1/1988 Birthplace: Itami, Japan
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Yankees (2014)


Latest News
Feb. 22 12:43 PM PT1:43 PM MT2:43 PM CT3:43 PM ET15:43 ET20:43 GMT4:43 1:43 PM MST3:43 PM EST4:13 PM VEN0:43 UAE (+1)2:43 PM CT-Tanaka said he felt fine after throwing 34 pitches Sunday during his second bullpen session.
Analysis: Tanaka missed 2 1/2 months last season while rehabilitating a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He returned for two starts in late September, and Boston chased him with an eight-run second inning in his final outing.
Feb. 18 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST4:14 PM VEN0:44 UAE (+1)2:44 PM CT-Tanaka says his elbow injury from last season is behind him and expects to pitch this year problem free.
Analysis: Tanaka missed 2 1/2 months last year while rehabilitating a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He returned for two late-September starts. Tanaka threw 21 pitches in his first bullpen session Thursday and plans to be back on a mound Sunday.
Feb. 16 1:32 PM PT2:32 PM MT3:32 PM CT4:32 PM ET16:32 ET21:32 GMT5:32 2:32 PM MST4:32 PM EST5:02 PM VEN1:32 UAE (+1)3:32 PM CT-Tanaka is set to start workouts ahead of spring training.
Analysis: Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said Tanaka was scheduled to arrive in Florida on Monday night from Japan. Tanaka missed 2 1/2 months last year while rehabilitating a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He returned for two late-September starts.
Feb. 9 2:31 PM PT3:31 PM MT4:31 PM CT5:31 PM ET17:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)4:31 PM CT-Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild says offseason reports on Masahiro Tanaka's right elbow have been positive.
Analysis: Tanaka is throwing and doing his normal conditioning program in Japan. Signed to a $155 million, seven-year contract in January 2014, Tanaka went 13-5 with a .277 ERA over 20 starts. He missed 2 1/2 months while rehabilitating a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow and returned for two late September starts. Boston chased him with an eight-run second inning in his finale on Sept. 27.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2014 NYY 13 5 0 - 0 20 20 3 136.1 123 47 42 15 21 0 141 1.06 2.77
Career 13 5 0 - 0 20 20 3 136.1 123 47 42 15 21 0 141 1.06 2.77

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 NYY 20 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .111 .111 .111
Career 20 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .111 .111 .111

Postseason


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