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Masahiro Tanaka’s Brilliant Comeback Perfect 1st Step in Ongoing Health Battle

class="ui-droppable">Every Masahiro Tanaka start is a story unto itself. On Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners, it had a happy ending.

But the bigger yarn, the one about Tanaka's long-term health and future with the New York Yankees, is still being written.

First, let's unspool the good news: Tanaka looked positively electric, twirling seven innings of three-hit, one-run ball with nine strikeouts and no walks in a 3-1 victory over the M's. 

The Yankees ace entered the game on an 80-pitch leash and pitched as well as could be imagined under the circumstances, as WFAN 660's Joe Giglio pointed out:

It was Tanaka's first start since April 23 and just his fifth of 2015. After spending the offseason ...

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