Davey Moore famously lost his life immediately after losing his featherweight title in 1963. Dale Earnhardt died in 2001 where he had won the Daytona 500 just three years earlier. In 1920, New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays beaned Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman, who died a few hours later. Show More Summary
Standout rookie Masahiro Tanaka officially has a partially torn UCL, and while the news could have been worse and there's still a chance he can avoid surgery, this is still a significant blow to the New York Yankees' playoff hopes. Tanaka...Show More Summary
New York Yankees' starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his right elbow and could be out of the game for about six weeks, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Thursday.
Masahiro Tanaka may have been a high-priced addition to the New York Yankees last offseason, but he's been an invaluable pitcher through the first half of the season. With CC Sabathia out for this season with knee problems and losing several others to injury, Tanaka has carried the team on his unhittable splitter. Show More Summary
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira recorded the 37th multi -homer game of his career in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians, giving him the third-most multi -homer games by a switch-hitter in MLB history, per MLB...Show More Summary
The New York Yankees placed outfielder Carlos Beltran on the concussion-specific disabled list Thursday and recalled Yangervis Solarte after Beltran was injured prior to Wednesday's game in batting practice. The Yankees did not confirm Beltran had a concussion, but his move to the disabled list was a necessary precaution. Show More Summary
He may be on the verge of retirement, but New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is still the most popular player in baseball based on current jersey sale numbers. According to MLB Public Relations on Twitter, no MLB player has soldShow More Summary
New York Yankees All-Star righty Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of what the Yankees called "right elbow inflammation." The New York Post reported Tanaka had returned to New York to have an MRI on his right arm. Show More Summary
A little more than halfway through the 2014 MLB season, the New York Yankees have an adequate 46-44 record. After making several big free-agent signings in the offseason, New York was destined for a run at a possible 28th title, butShow More Summary
It’s scary to think about where the New York Yankees would be right now if not for the success of its rookie class. All-Stars Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances have captured the headlines during the first half of the season by emerging...Show More Summary
Jacoby Ellsbury's two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
Rookie right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because of elbow inflammation and has returned to New York to have an MRI exam.
As of this moment, the New York Yankees are still in the hunt for October. That's partially owed to the general mediocrity of the AL East, but also to how they've been able to withstand injuries. The latest could be the one that finally does them in, though. Show More Summary
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka left the team on Wednesday to return to New York for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test on his pitching arm, according to a report on Major League Baseball's website.
Coming off his two worst outings of the season against Minnesota and Cleveland, New York Yankees rookie Masahiro Tanaka is feeling the sting of pitching every fifth day in Major League Baseball. According to George A. King III of the...Show More Summary
A 26-year-old New York Yankees fan who snoozed through a portion of a game in April is suing the team, Major League Baseball, ESPN and two TV announcers, accusing them of defaming him during the broadcast and afterward online. As a result...Show More Summary
Masahiro Tanaka is human. After opening his major league career with three months of brilliant outings, the New York Yankees rookie has hit a wall in July. On Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians touched the AL All-Star up for five runs,...Show More Summary
The New York Yankees fighting it out against the Boston Red Sox in a 2-1 game at Yankee Stadium would hold the attention of most baseball fans in attendance. But for Andrew Robert Rector, the game was a real snoozer. A video of Rector...Show More Summary
The New York Yankees fan who was caught snoozing during one of the games, and who was poked fun of by the games sports broadcasters, is now suing the world for the remarks made against him. How comfortable is that? He probably won'tShow More Summary
So, the sleeping Yankees fan woke up in time to litigate. Andrew Rector filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN, the New York Yankees, ESPN play-by-play announcer Dan Shulman, ESPN color commentator John Kruk and Major League Baseball, according to the New York Post. Rector, who in Bronx Superior Court admitted he did sleep