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Masahiro Tanaka | Starting Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Masahiro Tanaka survived a barrage of home runs in Thursday afternoon's 9-3 win over the Orioles, hurling 7 2/3 innings of three-run ball while striking out seven.
All three of the runs against Tanaka came in the form of solo home runs, with Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado each mashing a solitary shot. His troubles with the long ball are not isolated, as he's now allowed 13 dingers over his last eight starts. For comparison's sake, he allowed just 15 homers over 20 starts last season, a sign that his stuff is simply not quite as sharp as it was pre-injury. That aside, he's been very consistent since rejoining the Yankees on June 3 and now sports a 3.64 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and 81/15 K/BB ratio over 81 2/3 innings. You don't love to see the balls flying out of the park at Tanaka's current give-rate, but the occasional mistake is manageable so long as he doesn't let innings spiral out of control. A road date with the Rangers is up next on his schedule. Jul 23 - 4:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2014NYY202013500136.1123474221141312.771.06
Career Totals:202013500136.1123474221141312.781.06

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2John Ryan Murphy
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Garrett Jones
2B1Stephen Drew
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Slade Heathcott
3Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Chris Young
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Ivan Nova
6Chase Whitley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3Justin Wilson
4Chasen Shreve
5Adam Warren
6Chris Capuano
7Nick Goody
8Sergio Santos