Masahiro Tanaka News Archive
Manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka (elbow) "feels better and better" with each passing day, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Wednesday that Tanaka is still feeling discomfort in his right elbow, ESPNNewYork.com reports.
Tanaka (elbow) said he'll start throwing when he's pain free, Newsday's Erik Boland reports. "It's gradually getting better, but I still feel it," Tanaka said Friday.
Tanaka (elbow) was examined by Dr. James Andrews and three other doctors and Andrews concurred that surgery is not needed yet on the torn UCL in his elbow, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.
Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his throwing arm according to general manager Brian Cashman, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
Tanaka (elbow) will travel to Seattle to see Yankees' team doctor Christopher Ahmad, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
Tanaka has been placed on the 15-day DL with elbow inflammation, the Bergen Record's Pete Caldera reports.
Tanaka is flying back to New York for an MRI on his right arm, the New York Post reports.
Tanaka followed up his worst start of the season with an even worse outing Tuesday, giving up five earned runs on 10 hits and a walk with five strikeouts in 6.2 innings in Cleveland.
Tanaka made his worst start of the season Thursday, giving up a season-high four runs on a season-high nine hits while striking out a season-low three, but still came away with his MLB-leading 12th victory.