Masahiro Tanaka told the Japan Times that he hopes to pitch for Japan in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
The Yankees announced Friday that they'll skip Masahiro Tanaka's final start of the season on Saturday.
Masahiro Tanaka (forearm) said after a bullpen session Thursday that he's "absolutely" ready to start Saturday against the Orioles.
Masahiro Tanaka (forearm) played catch Tuesday and is planning to start Saturday.
Masahiro Tanaka (forearm) will see Dr. Christopher Ahmad in New York on Tuesday to determine whether he can make another start before the end of the season.
Masahiro Tanaka has been scratched from Monday's scheduled start against the Blue Jays due to a lower forearm strain.
Masahiro Tanaka gave up four home runs but still got a win, yielding four runs over six innings in a victory over the Rays on Wednesday.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed a lone run over seven innings against the Red Sox on Thursday but didn't factor in the decision.
Masahiro Tanaka was in dominant form in Saturday's victory over the Rays, racking up 10 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball.
Masahiro Tanaka held the Blue Jays to two earned runs over 6 1/3 innings Monday for his 12th win.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed two runs over five innings in a rain-shortened start Tuesday against the Royals.
Masahiro Tanaka delivered seven shutout innings Wednesday in the Yankees' 5-0 blanking of the Mariners.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed five hits over 7 2/3 innings in the Yankees' 7-0 shutout of the Angels on Friday.
Masahiro Tanaka racked up eight strikeouts over seven innings of four-run ball in Saturday's victory over the Rays.