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Masahiro Tanaka: The New York Yankees’ Definitive Ace

class="ui-droppable">When Masahiro Tanaka signed a seven-year, $155 million contract, many second-guessed the New York Yankees' decision. This man had never thrown a pitch in the major leagues before. He was picking up his life in Japan and moving to a foreign land. Many Japanese pitchers in the past had not panned out, especially for the Yankees.

What were the Bombers doing throwing all this money at this guy. What kind of risk were they taking?

Well, while the duration of the deal is far from over, Tanaka has been everything the Yankees could have possibly hoped for thus far. After a Saturday outing against the Minnesota Twins that saw the Japanese stud go eight strong innings in which he allowed zero earned runs while ...

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