MASAHIRO TANAKA NEWS

Yankees Deadline: The market for starting pitching

Masahiro Tanaka, C.C. Sabathia, Ivan Nova, Michael Pineda. That's a list of starting pitchers the New York Yankees have had miss time due to injury this season. Tanaka recently went on the disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, writes Sports Injury Alert's Darius Austin.The Yankees have tried to make their starting rotation functional with all of those...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka Apologizes To New York Yankees, Fans For Being Injured

BALTIMORE – New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka accepts his elbow injury as “a challenge” and vows to return soon to help the team win. Tanaka was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA after spending seven years in Japan’s Pacific League. Tanaka, who hopes to avoid...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka Issues Apology

Rich Schultz/Getty Images)Coming off the heels of the devastating news Yankee fans and players received last night, Masahiro Tanaka stepped up this afternoon in a classy move and issued an official apology to the Yankee universe. As recently announced from the team, I will be going through some treatment and rehab on my injured elbow over the next several weeks. I give everything...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Moving On Without Yadier Molina

Thursday was a rough day for baseball on the injury front. For Cincinnati, Brandon Phillips was diagnosed with a thumb injury that’ll knock him out a month and a half. For New York, Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with an elbow injury that’ll knock him out at least a month and a half. And for St. […]
Via Fangraphs
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka issues written apology for 'not being able to help' Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka just threw his name into the hat for teammate of the year after writing a sincere apology to fans and his team after suffering a partially torn ligament in his elbow this week.The injury is expected to sideline Tanaka for at least six weeks while the Yankees try to move on in their bid for the playoffs without him. The Japanese hurler will try to rehab his elbow,...
Via Bush League Chronicle
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka apologizes to Yankees for injury

New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka apologized Friday to his team, teammates and fans for missing time because of a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. “I give everything I have every time I take the ball. With that, I also know that there will always be a risk of injury when playing this game that I love. Right now I feel that the most important thing for me is to keep...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Left-Hander Jeff Francis From Oakland Athletics

It didn’t take long for the New York Yankees to acquire much-needed pitching help. A day after right-hander Masahiro Tanaka learned he had a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament and possibly could need Tommy John surgery, New York traded for Oakland Athletics pitcher Jeff Francis for a player to be named later. Francis was recently designated for assignment by the...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees News: Jeff Francis acquired for cash considerations

Here he comes to save the day, that means Jeff Francis is on his waayy...from the denver postThat's right, the day after we all learned that Masahiro Tanaka has a partial tear in his throwing-UCL, the Yankees went out and bought themselves a nice warm body.Jerry Crasnick broke the big trade news,The #Yankees have acquired pitcher Jeff Francis from the #athletics in a trade, source...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Tanaka out for at least 6 weeks

And another one bites the dust. New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is out for at least 6 weeks due to a partial tear in his UCL. Of course this happened. Fourth starting pitcher out due to injury. It’s so disappointing, especially now since Tanaka was like a gift from God. He was the Yankees’ prized possession this season, the player they came to depend on, their go-to guy...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka Has Torn Elbow Ligament

(AP Photo)The Empire's prized rookie sensation, Masahiro Tanaka, will be out of action for at least six weeks due to a partial ligament tear in his pitching elbow. While Brian Cashman is downplaying the potential of Tommy John surgery, it's likely that's the eventual end game. The stop-gap is a six-week "rehab" program. Said Cashman, "If we knew today that...
Via FenwayNation
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Torn elbow sidelines Yankees Tanaka for six weeks

TweetNew York Yankees star rookie starter Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn UC in his pitching elbow that will sideline the right-hander at least six weeks, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Thursday. Tanaka suffered the injury to the ulnar collateral ligament to his right arm but the injury will not require Tommy John surgery. Three doctors agreed that a platelet...
Via Los That Sports Blog
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman makes bizarre claim in Masahiro Tanaka's Tommy John story

Oh, great. One of the only reasons to have hope with the Yanks this year, Masahiro Tanaka, is injured with a small tear on his ulnar collateral ligament on his pitching elbow. And the three doctors he saw in Seattle yesterday all recommend rest and Platelet-Rich-Plasma injections -- a six-week plan that potentially could get him back on the mound in September, without Tommy John...
Via Subway Squawkers
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Edwin Jackson to the Yankees?

Yesterday news came out that New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will miss at least six weeks due to an arm injury, if not longer if Tommy John surgery is required. The Chicago Cubs might have dodged a huge bullet when the Yankees outbid them for his services; but could their winning the “Tanaka Sweepstakes” help the Cubs potentially dodge another bullet? With Tanaka’s...
Via World Series Dreaming
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dr. James Andrews just got his own Topps trading card

Birmingham, AL -- Topps has introduced some, to say the least, interesting trading cards. Up next? Orthopaedic legend, Dr. James Andrews. [AL.com]Perhaps Masahiro Tanaka will be given one along with his booties and scrubs.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn UCL, will try rehab

The news wasn't quite as bad as it could have been for Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. It wasn't far off, either. As reported by Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, after being placed on the DL and undergoing an MRI on Wednesday, the Yankees' ace has been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, which he will try to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka and Tommy John

Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Yankees Ivan Nova, Mets Matt Harvey, Rays Matt Moore, Diamondbacks Patrick Corbin, Braves Kris Medlen, Mets Bobby Parnell, Rangers Martin Perez, and now Yankees Masahiro Tanaka can be added to this list. The names above are just a few recent pitchers who suffered a partial ligament tear in their throwing elbow; and minus Tanaka, all ended up...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn UCL

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced Thursday that $155 million dollar ace, Masahiro Tanaka, has a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the news. Cashman said it’s Tanaka’s UCL. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 11, 2014 Tanaka has a small tear of the UCL, an injury that, if severe enough would...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn UCL

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is expected to miss at least six weeks with a partially torn UCL. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement on a conference call on Thursday. As of now, the partially torn elbow ligament will not require Tommy John surgery. As of now Tanaka will go through rehab instead of […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka MRI reveals partially torn UCL… Tommy John Surgery possible

The Yankees were dealt another huge blow today when an MRI revealed a partially torn UCL on rookie of the year hopeful Masahiro Tanaka. Obviously this will put the Tanaka – who by all account has lived up to the hype – on the shelf for what doctors are initially saying could be six weeks. […]
Via The Majors National
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Edwin Jackson on Yankees radar?

The New York Yankees just received news that their ace Masahiro Tanaka has a partial tear in UCL. Tommy John surgery is
Via On-Base Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka Has Partially Torn UCL – Will Rehab, Surgery A Possibility

Doctors confirmed New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn UCL  in his right elbow and will miss a minimum of six weeks. He rehab his elbow during the next few weeks to see if he can avoid Tommy John elbow surgery, which would keep him sidelined until 2016. In his first MLB season Tanaka. 25, has posted a 12-4 record and a 2.51 ERA in his first 18 starts, making...
Via Baseball News Source
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka reportedly has a partially torn UCL

Oh man, this is bad news. Masahiro Tanaka, the New York Yankees’ stellar Japanese hurler was placed on the disabled list yesterday with “elbow inflammation,” but after an MRI the news got much, much worse on Thursday. Tanaka has reportedly been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. That injury almost always leads to Tommy John surgery...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Out Six Weeks With Partially Torn Arm Ligament

The hits just keep coming for the New York Yankees. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday that ace Masahiro Tanaka has a partial tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm. Tanaka originally had been placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. For now, Tanaka will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection and likely do at least six weeks of rehab. But...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka on DL, Tommy John Surgery Possible

The Yankees announced this evening that stud pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is out for a minimum 6 weeks with a “small ucl tear”
Via On-Base Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees lose Masahiro Tanaka for at-least six weeks

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will miss at-least the next six weeks. Speaking on Thursday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that the Yankees star free-agent signing from last winter would attempt non-surgical rehab as a way to return to the field this season from a partially torn UCL. Masahiro Tanaka diagnosed w/ partially torn ligament in throwing arm. Rehab...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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