Ron Darling Inadvertently Uses Racial Slur During ALDS Game 2 In Reference To Masahiro Tanaka

TBS baseball analyst and former Major League Baseball pitcher Ron Darling received flak on social media following what appeared to be his unintentional use of a racial slur when talking about New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka’s performance. As recalled by the New York Daily News, Darling’s comment took place during Game 2 of the […]

Yankee Manager Aaron Boone Still Doesn’t Have A Wild Card Game Starter

New York Yankee manager Aaron Boone ended the season knowing he has a set idea on who will be filling out the batting order, but still doesn’t know who the starting pitcher will be. Boone said in post-game interviews that he isn’t concealing the identity of a starter as a means of trying to gain […]

J.A. Happ Is Lined Up To Start The A.L. Wild Card Game For The Yankees Against Oakland

According to the New York Yankees starting rotation posted to their official MLB site page, their starters against Boston are J.A. Happ, Lance Lynn, and then Luis Severino. On the surface, that doesn’t sound like anything terribly important. However, this lines up Happ to pitch the wild card game against the Oakland A’s on five […]

Aaron Boone Drops Big Hint That Masahiro Tanaka May Be Wild Card Starter

Yankee manager Aaron Boone dropped a big hint that has most baseball people thinking that Masahiro Tanaka will be his wild card game starter. With Luis Severino and C.C. Sabathia struggling, and Lance Lynn not a viable option, Boone was left with Tanaka or J.A. Happ to choose from. While both have been pitching very […]

MLB Rumors: Yankees Looking At Masahiro Tanaka Or J.A. Happ For Wild Card Start

The Yankees appear to be leaning toward Masahiro Tanaka, or mid-season acquisition J.A. Happ, as their starter for the wild card game this year. It would take a miracle for the Yankees to catch the division leading Red Sox, so the team is already planning for the inevitable “play in” wildcard game. Earlier this week, […]

Calling Up Justus Sheffield Is One Of The Five Keys For The Yankees To Contend In The Postseason

When the 2018 season opened, the Yankees were already a postseason favorite on paper. There were few weaknesses in the lineup, at least nothing a little Brian Cashman magic couldn’t fix, and it appeared as if all the prospects were progressing the way they should. Then the games and injuries began piling up. Some players […]

New York Yankees’ Trade Rumors: Yankees May Seek Cash From Rangers In Cole Hamels Trade, Per ‘’

The MLB trade rumor mill keeps suggesting that the New York Yankees are looking at Texas Rangers’ star Cole Hamels to shore up their pitching rotation. While the Yankees and Cole Hamels seem to be a fit for each other, there are some reasons to put a pause on trade talks. The Yankees’ financial status […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Is Masahiro Tanaka Injured Or Tipping Pitches?

New York Yankees rumors about a possible Masahiro Tanaka injury are getting discussed on nearly every baseball show Monday morning (June 19). Tanaka has struggled for the Yankees this season, making a lot of MLB analysts feel that there has to be something wrong with his arm or shoulder. During Monday’s episode of Boomer & […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Will Yankees Lose 100 Games In 2017 MLB Season?

New York Yankees rumors about the ugly state of the starting rotation have evolved. Now Yankees rumors also include the possibility of the current roster losing 100 games during the 2017 MLB season. Getting beat by the Tampa Bay Rays in the opening series was not how fans had envisioned the season starting out, but […]

New York Yankees: Prospects, Pitching Can Help MLB Rebuild

The New York Yankees and the MLB Postseason used to be a very common combination, but last year the Yankees missed the second season, and they’ve not won a postseason series since the 2012 season. For Yankees manager Joe Girardi and the rest of the “Bronx Bombers,” that must change this season, or the 2018 […]

2016 MLB Awards: Mookie Betts, Gary Sanchez Lead American League Races

Goodbye, regular season and welcome, award season. With only 10 teams remaining in the hunt for the World Series, people with no vote for any of the major baseball awards: Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, etc., can now take to the internet to give their useless thoughts about who should win what award. Does anyone […]

Tanaka Bests Fellow Countryman, Former Teammate Iwakuma In Yankees’ 4-3 Win

Masahiro Tanka (1-0, 3.06 ERA) stopped the New York Yankees’ four-game skid on Sunday afternoon after throwing seven solid innings, en route to a 4-3 win — defeating his former teammate from Japan, Hisashi Iwakuma (0-2, 4.50 ERA), in the process. Despite laboring through the first couple of innings, Tanaka eventually settled in and allowed […]

Blue Jays Stop Red Sox On Sunday, Will Face Yankees’ Shutdown Artist Tanaka On Tuesday

The Toronto Blue Jays have come out of the doldrums with a win after losing four games in a row. In his season debut, starter Marco Estrada clinched the Jays a 3-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Rogers Centre, by giving up five hits in seven innings, […]

Los Angeles Dodgers To Sign Japanese Hurler Kenta Maeda

One day after bolstering their rotation with the signing of Scott Kazmir, the Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly agreed to terms with Japanese hurler Kenta Maeda on New Year’s Eve. Christopher Meola first broke the news of the signing with CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman confirming it. At this time, the specifics of Maeda’s new deal with […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Team Pursuing Jeff Samardzija In Free Agency

New York Yankees rumors link the team to starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija. These Yankees rumors indicate Samardzija could be an important target to sign during the upcoming MLB offseason. A report from CBS Sports states that the team is expected to show real interest in the free agent right-hander. Though Samardzija isn’t on the same […]

New York Yankees News: Masahiro Tanaka To Miss Next Start With Grade I Hamstring Strain

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka will miss his next scheduled start due to a Grade I strain of his hamstring, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Tanaka has Grade 1 hamstring strain. Will not start Wednesday vs Toronto. Nova in his place. Hope is Tanaka misses just 1 start. — Sweeny Murti (@YankeesWFAN) September […]

Toronto Blue Jays Drop Second In A Row To New York Yankees

While the Toronto Blue Jays boasted packed stands and fans that were on the edge of their seats trying to will their team to victory, that did not prove to be enough to beat the New York Yankees August 15. The Blue Jays’ bats were largely silent during their second matchup with the Yankees, leading […]

With Blue Jays Nearing Division Lead, Yankees Must Find Pitching

The New York Yankees find themselves in an unusual yet familiar position with a Blue Jays team — a team revivified through key trade deadline moves — on their heels. Instead of fending off Boston in August, however, the Yankees stand to lose the American League East lead to Toronto. Any hope of maintaining their […]

Toronto Blue Jays Sweep Front-Running New York Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays are on a hot streak and have the New York Yankees looking in their rear view mirror. Toronto came into Yankee Stadium this weekend and swept a three game series from the Yankees to cut New York’s lead in the American League East to just 1 1/2 games. Toronto has won […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Mat Latos May Be Headed To The Yankees

According to Joe Frisaro of, the New York Yankees look to be interested in making a trade that would give their starting rotation some much needed consistent depth. The New York Yankees are among a few other teams interested in adding Mat Latos of the Miami Marlins, who is apparently being shopped. The other […]

New York Yankees Rout Baltimore Orioles To Complete Series Sweep

The New York Yankees had tight battles in the first two games of their series with the Baltimore Orioles, but on Thursday, the Yankees bats came alive and New York came away with a big 9-3 victory. Masahiro Tanaka pitched a very good game, which is just what the Yankees needed. Tanaka held the Orioles […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Masahiro Tanaka Ready To Take Mound For Yankees Again

New York Yankees rumors provide good news on Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka will start for the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate on Wednesday (May 27), continuing his rehab from right forearm soreness and wrist tendinitis. As reported by the New York Post, Tanaka is scheduled to throw around 65 pitches for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barrer in his second rehab start. […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Masahiro Tanaka Throws Bullpen Session

New York Yankees rumors revealed that Masahiro Tanaka threw a bullpen session on Tuesday (May 12). Tanaka is trying to return to the Yankees and shore up the starting rotation, but it has been slow-going in his return from the disabled list. A report from USA Today stated that he threw 30 pitches during the […]

Watch Boston Red Sox Vs. New York Yankees Live Online — Baseball’s Fiercest Rivalry, Streaming Free

Baseball fans can watch the Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees game live online to see the third of 18 games between baseball’s oldest and fiercest rivals in 2015. Sunday’s game features an intriguing pitching matchup of Number One starters for each team — two pitchers who appear to be headed in opposite directions. […]

New York Yankees Rumors: Starting Rotation Set For 2015 Yankees

New York Yankees rumors about the 2015 starting rotation finally have some answers. The Yankees rotation will begin with Masahiro Tanaka on Opening Day after very little debate. This revelation was reported by CBS Sports as Yankees manager Joe Girardi made the official announcement. It’s not an unexpected decision, as Tanaka is easily the most-likely […]

Masahiro Tanaka Shrugs Off Early Struggles To Notch First Ever MLB Win

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the $155 million dollar Japanese import brought in to bolster the rotation, shrugged off early jitters and a first inning home run to notch his first career MLB victory last night. Tanaka took the mound with an early 2-0 lead, but looked nervous when he delivered his third pitch […]

Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees $155 Million Man, Gives Up Homer To First Batter He Faces

Masahiro Tanaka, the 25-year-old Japanese pitching phenomenon who signed a seven-year, $155 million deal to jump from the Japanese pro league to the New York Yankees before this season, made his much-heralded Major League debut Friday night — and promptly gave up a home run to the first batter he faced. In his final two […]

New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka Impresses In Spring Training Debut

The New York Yankees made a sizable investment to secure the services of prized Japanese import Masahiro Tanaka. Well, so far so good for the Yankees. The New York star pitched two scoreless innings against the Philadelphia Phillies in his debut, striking out three. There was much anticipation for this appearance, both in New York […]

Report: Masahiro Tanaka Going To The New York Yankees [Video]

Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese all star pitcher, is headed to the New York Yankees according to several new sources. The hard throwing right hander reportedly has come to terms with the Yankees for $155 million over seven years with an opt out clause that can be triggered after the 2017 campaign. The contract agreed to […]

Masahiro Tanaka Returns To Japan After Meeting With Major MLB Teams

Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese wonder-pitcher who has been linked with a host of Major League Baseball sides, has returned to his native country having apparently met with around 12 teams. Japanese media have reported that Tanaka ventured back to Asia from Los Angeles earlier this week. He landed at Tokyo’s Narita airport on Saturday, and […]

New York Yankees Reach Out To Masahiro Tanaka [Video]

The New York Yankees became the first team to officially reach out to Japanese superstar pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka is the highest sought after pitcher in play right now and is expected to be chased by the Los Angeles Dodgers, The Texas Rangers, The Boston Red Sox, The Baltimore Orioles, The Seattle Mariners, The Chicago […]