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Yoshinori Tateyama | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (38) / 12/26/1975
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 165
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees released RHP Yoshinori Tateyama.
The 38-year-old right-hander was hit hard in his nine outings with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, posting a 6.08 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 17/3 K/BB ratio over 13 1/3 innings. May 9 - 7:12 PM

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Yankees acquired RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from the Rangers in exchange for future considerations.

In other words, they'll get some cash. Tateyama has spent all of 2013 at Triple-A Round Rock, where he's posted a 4.24 ERA and 44/10 K/BB ratio over 34 innings. He'll join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's bullpen.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 01:21:00 PM

Rangers signed RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to a minor league contract.

The deal comes just two days after the Rangers released the reliever. The 37-year-old had a 9.00 ERA in 17 innings in 2012. He will serve as minor league bullpen depth.
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Sat, Mar 23, 2013 08:34:00 PM

Rangers released RHP Yoshinori Tateyama.

Tateyama wasn't going to make the Opening Day roster, so the Rangers will give him a shot to catch on elsewhere. The 37-year-old has posted a 5.75 ERA over 53 appearances the last two seasons with the Rangers.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 10:31:00 PM

Yoshinori Tateyama (back) will throw a bullpen session Friday.

Tateyama has been dealing with some lower back stiffness, but it sounds like he's close to getting back on track. He's competing for a middle relief role.
Fri, Mar 1, 2013 11:22:00 AM

Rangers signed RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The Rangers declined Tateyama's $1.2 million option for 2013 back in October and are now getting him back on a non-guaranteed deal. If he does well in spring training, he may be able to earn a spot in the Texas bullpen.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 04:02:00 PM

The Rangers have discussed a minor league contract with Yoshinori Tateyama.

The team declined Tateyama's $1.2 million option for 2013, but they're evidently interested in bringing him back on a non-guaranteed deal. The righty allowed 19 runs -- 17 earned -- in 17 innings of relief this season for Texas.
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 08:41:00 PM

Rangers declined RHP Yoshinori Tateyama's $1.2 million option for 2013.

Tateyama surrendered 19 runs (17 earned) in 17 innings of relief this season for Texas. The 36-year-old righty may decide to head back to Japan for the 2013 campaign.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 05:05:00 PM

Rangers recalled RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.

The Rangers are adding five players Saturday when rosters expand, including top prospect Jurickson Profar from Double-A Frisco. Tateyama has an 11.37 ERA in 11 appearances (12 2/3 innings) this season and will be used in middle relief.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 08:06:00 AM

Rangers optioned RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to Triple-A Round Rock.

The move was made to clear room on the active roster for Luis Martinez, who's being recalled to provide emergency catching depth. Tateyama has registered an 11.37 ERA over 12 2/3 innings with the Rangers this season, and will likely be back with the big club before long.
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 08:31:00 PM

Rangers recalled RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.

Tateyama has been brilliant at Triple-A, but has struggled in his 8 1/3 innings with the big club, registering an 11.88 ERA over 8 1/3 innings earlier this season. He'll be used in a middle relief role until Mark Lowe returns from the DL.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 07:44:00 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to Triple-A Round Rock.

Tateyama struggled in a middle relief role with the Rangers, registering an 11.88 ERA in 8 1/3 innings of work spanning nine appearances. In corresponding moves, Neftali Feliz was moved to the 60-day DL and Justin Grimm was added to the 25-man roster.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 04:16:00 PM

Rangers recalled RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.

Tateyma has registered a sparkling 0.54 ERA in 16 2/3 innings this year at the Triple-A level. The 36-year-old from Japan will operate in middle relief for Texas.
Mon, May 21, 2012 03:16:00 PM

Rangers activated RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock.

Tateyama has been throwing off of a mound with no issues, and will begin his rehab assignment this weekend in Triple-A. He should be ready to return to the Rangers' bullpen by the end of April.
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 05:57:00 PM

Yoshinori Tateyama (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock Wednesday.

Tateyama has been throwing off a mound with no issues and is ready to try things out in a game. He figures to rejoin the Rangers bullpen in late April.
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 07:39:00 PM

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