Masahiro Tanaka

NEW YORK | Guzman 1st rookie to hit 3 HRs in game vs Yanks, Texas wins

NEW YORK — Ronald Guzman became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees, powering the Texas Rangers past New York 12-7 on Friday night. Eight days after Boston’s Steve Pearce connected three times off the Yankees, Guzman duplicated the feat in ending New York’s four-game winning streak. Guzman … Continue reading NEW YORK | Guzman 1st rookie to hit 3 HRs in game vs Yanks, Texas wins

NEW YORK | JA Happ dominant in winning Yankees debut, 6-3 over Royals

NEW YORK — J.A. Happ had made eight previous starts at Yankee Stadium plus a relief appearance in the final game of the 2009 World Series. This was different. “It was kind of weird looking down and seeing the pinstripes on me,” he said, “but I’m happy to get used to it.”  James Anthony Happ … Continue reading NEW YORK | JA Happ dominant in winning Yankees debut, 6-3 over Royals

LEADING OFF: Yanks face Boston, try for 17th win in 18 games

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ROLLING Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees go for the 17th win in 18 games when they host the rival Red Sox in a matchup of teams with 25-10 records, tied for the best in baseball. Giancarlo Stanton homered twice at Yankee Stadium in the … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yanks face Boston, try for 17th win in 18 games

Tanaka went with his heart in staying with Yankees

TAMPA, Fla/February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Masahiro Tanaka went with his heart when deciding not to opt out of the final three seasons of his $155 million, seven-year contract signed in January 2014 with the New York Yankees. “We went into battle with these guys, last year especially,” Tanaka said Wednesday through a translator after a … Continue reading Tanaka went with his heart in staying with Yankees