Tanaka, Yankees Top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 For 3-2 Lead In ALCSMasahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
One Player You Should Know On Every MLB TeamThe 2014 MLB season is underway. Here's a list of 32 guys (one from every team) that you should keep an eye on this season.
Darvish Jokes About Tanaka ContractThe Rangers ace was even in a joking mood Tuesday at spring training. Darvish wisecracked that the New York Yankees might have paid too much for fellow Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka
Yankees Sign Tanaka To 7-Year, $155 Million ContractCBS Sports' Jon Heyman confirms that the Yankees have agreed to a seven year, $155 million contract with Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Tanaka In US To Meet With Major League TeamsFree agent Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has arrived in the U.S. to meet with major league teams. Clubs have until 5 p.m. on Jan. 24 to sign the star 25-year-old right-hander.
Posting Period Starts For Japanese Pitcher TanakaAll 30 major league teams have been notified that the 30-day period to sign the star 25-year-old right-hander began at 8 a.m. EST Thursday.
Potential Rangers Target Tanaka Wants To Pursue MLB CareerIf the Texas Rangers have interest in Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the biggest threat to their pursuit of the right-hander might not be another American team.
MLB, Japanese Baseball Reach New Posting DealMajor League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have finalized a new posting system that caps the fee for players at $20 million, a deal that may lead to star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka going on the market.