Masahiro Tanaka

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Alex Reimer
October 08, 2018 - 9:39 am
TBS analyst Ron Darling probably wishes he could have one back. During Saturday’s Red Sox-Yankees telecast, the former Mets ace used a racial slur to describe Masahiro Tanaka’s lack of command in the fourth inning. “Chink in the armor for Tanaka here,” Darling said, per the New York Daily News . “...
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Rob Bradford
September 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
We now know who the Yankees will be sending out to the mound against the Red Sox at Fenway Park this week. It will be J.A. Happ in the series opener against Brian Johnson, with Lance Lynn going up against Nathan Eovaldi Saturday and Luis Severino matching up with Rick Porcello Sunday. While the...
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John Tomase
June 07, 2017 - 7:17 pm
NESN’s Jerry Remy found himself in hot water on Tuesday night after criticizing Masahiro Tanaka’s need for a translator during mound visits, saying he should “learn baseball language.” On Wednesday night’s broadcast, he apologized, which you can check out in the video below. For more on...
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September 15, 2016 - 5:07 am
The Red Sox open a four-game series with the Yankees on Thursday night by sending Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound to face Masahiro Tanaka. Rodriguez is 2-7 with a 4.70 ERA and a 1.284 WHIP in 16 starts. On Saturday, the southpaw threw six innings, allowing three runs (two earned), four hits and two...
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Red Sox left-hander David Price leaves the mound after a disappointing performance vs. the Yankees on Sunday. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
July 17, 2016 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK -- If David Price is planning to embark on a dominant second-half run , as he suggested to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford recently, it didn't start Sunday night. Once again tasked with protecting a slim lead, Price once again faltered against the Yankees. He allowed three runs in the fourth and...
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July 17, 2016 - 4:49 am
Looking to complete a series sweep of the Yankees on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, the Red Sox will send out ace David Price, while the Yankees will depend on the right arm of Masahiro Tanaka. Price is 9-6 in 19 starts with a 4.34 ERA and a 1.190 WHIP. Price ended the first half of the season on...
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Henry Owens
April 29, 2016 - 5:24 am
The Red Sox will send young lefty Henry Owens to the hill on Friday as they open a three-game series against the Yankees. He will be opposed by Masahiro Tanaka. Owens will look to rebound after struggling through his first start of the season with the Red Sox on Sunday against the Astros. After his...
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Wade Miley
September 30, 2015 - 5:18 am
Winning five straight games for the first time in 2015 following Tuesday's 10-4 win over the Yankees , the Red Sox continue to play the role of spoiler in this series. In the first two games the Sox have kept their rivals from clinching a postseason berth while also denying New York its 10,000th...
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Henry Owens
September 02, 2015 - 4:31 am
The Red Sox and Yankees will wrap up their three-game set Wednesday afternoon when rookie Henry Owens toes the rubber against Masahiro Tanaka. Owens has lived up to his billing through five big league starts. Projected as a solid middle-of-the-rotation arm to potential No. 2, he's gone 2-1 with a 4...
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Henry Owens
August 04, 2015 - 5:59 am
Tuesday will be an exciting day for the Red Sox in an otherwise underwhelming 2015 season as they will send left-hander Henry Owens to the rubber against Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees . It will be Owens' major league debut in wake of Rick Porcello's trip to the DL with tightness in his right...
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