Tag "Masahiro Tanaka"

Yankees Had to Re-Sign DJ LeMahieu, But There’s More Work to be Done

The New York Yankees got back their MVP finalist, but it doesn’t make them any better from last year. So what is the next course of action?

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Yankees, DJ LeMahieu Reach Agreement

As you were waking up this Friday (and probably before you were even up), the Yankees and DJ LeMahieu were coming to an agreement on a contract. Jon Morosi of MLB Network was the first to report the two sides were finalizing a deal for the batting champion to return to the Bronx.

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Yankees’ Cashman Hints at Tanaka Departure, Return of LeMahieu

Brian Cashman hinted that longtime starter Masahiro Tanaka won’t be returning to the Bronx this winter, but there is still some good news for Yankees fans.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Masahiro Tanaka

After taking a hard line drive to the head off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton during “Spring Training 2.0”, Masahiro Tanaka came back to have a respectable 2020 season. He made 10 starts during the regular season and two in the postseason. The Japanese-born right-hander has had an up-and-down seven big league seasons with the New York Yankees. He now looks to earn a new contract in an uncertain offseason. Let’s take a look at what his market may look like.

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MLB Offseason Preview: New York Yankees

The New York Yankees had another disappointing early-round exit to finish off their 2020 season. This time around it was by the hands of their bitter American League East rivals Tampa Bay Rays in the Division Series.

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MLB DFS September 17: Locks, Stacks, and Barrels

There are six games on the 7 p.m. slate tonight on DraftKings. Interestingly, they are all division battles with most of the teams battling to grab a spot in this year’s expanded playoffs.

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MLB DFS August 7: Pitchers, Sluggers, and Stacks

The Cardinals had at least one more positive COVID-19 test, forcing their game against the Cubs tonight to be postponed. Other than that, every other team in the league is in action tonight, with 13 games under the main 7:05 pm est slate. I will give you players from that slate as well as the short slates.

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Yankees’ Options to Replace Injured Starters

Which players could be called upon to replace DJ LeMahieu and Masahiro Tanaka?

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MLB DFS: ALCS Game Four Showdown

Game Four of the ALCS was supposed to be last night. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. What the change in schedule does for us though is it gives us a rematch of the Game One starters. It will be cool at Yankee Stadium tonight, and the wind will be blowing out toward the short right-field porch at about 16 mph. There should be a few souvenirs for the fans in those seats tonight.

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Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Preview: Battle of Heavyweights

Well here we are, we made it to the Championship Series. On the American League side, we get probably the most anticipated matchup to this point in the Yankees and Astros. All season long, they were on a crash course that led to meeting in the ALCS with a trip to the World Series on the line. Both have their strengths and their weaknesses and have gone on different paths this season while having obstacles along the way.

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