• Japanese team to post right-hander Tanaka

    Summary of 25 articles · Updated Dec 28, 2013
    • Tanaka latest player trying to live up to hype

      Masahiro Tanaka is worth every syllable of his hype, because his brilliant right arm says so. He was 24-0 last season with a 1.27 ERA. Not bad, and the same goes for his lifetime numbers.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Stars aligned for Tanaka to receive mega pay day

      Masahiro Tanaka finds himself in the perfect storm. Never has a foreign player had the leverage Tanaka has now that the Rakuten Golden Eagles posted him for Major League teams to bid on.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Yankees among first clubs to contact Tanaka

      The Yankees have taken their first steps in pursuit of Japanese standout Masahiro Tanaka, touching base with the right-hander's representatives, according to multiple reports.
      Source: MLB.com
    • MLB prepared to enforce rules preventing Masahiro Tanaka from ‘repaying’ Rakuten Golden Eagles

      Even with prized Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka posted and the bidding for his services open until Jan. 24, drama surrounding the new posting system and his former Nippon Professional Baseball team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles, simply won't subside…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Hot Stove roundup: Pitching market focuses on Tanaka

      The starting-pitching market has focused on Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, whose recent posting opened up what is sure to be a hotly contested bidding war. The 25-year-old is expected to command at least $17 million per season, according to Bob …
      Source: MLB.com
    • Tanaka's legend already approaching mythic levels

      Now Masahiro Tanaka is the latest Roy Hobbs wannabe. Actually, if you go by his otherworldly credentials as a pitcher in Japan, the man they call "Ma-kun" is sprinkled with more pixie dust than that.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Yankees Know Risks of Splurging on Japanese Aces

      After the 2006 signing of Kei Igawa became an expensive disappointment, the Yankees hope history does not repeat itself as they get ready to jump into the free-agent sweepstakes for Masahiro Tanaka.
      Source: nytimes.com

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