FanIQ Tagged: Masahiro Tanaka blogs

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Yankees fans boo Robinson Cano, while cheering on mercenaries like Tanaka, Ellsbury, Beltran and McCann

4/30/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Ah, Yankees fans. The most fickle, entitled, spoiled, arrogant fans in all of sports. Also, they're apparently the most two-faced, as evidenced...

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Yu Darvish: Jealous, or just joking?

2/19/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

It started when Yu Darvish was asked about the new posting system that applied for Japanese players making their way to the United States. His r...

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Why the Yankees shouldn't trade Brett Gardner… yet

1/29/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

In spite of their maniacal spending spree, the Yankees still have significant holes to fill and a surplus of outfielders from which to trade. T...

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The Yankees, Tanaka, the Future and the Past

1/24/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

The post-signing euphoria is in full swing as Yankees fans and apologists have gone from lamenting a mediocre future to the annual predicting of ...

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Yankees overheard asking around about "This Tanaka Guy" after winning bidding war

1/22/14 in MLB   |   GFortier   |   520 respect

Initial reports suggest that this is the man the Yankees signed   After emerging from a high-stakes bidding war victorious, the Yankee...

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The Yankees have won the Tanaka sweepstakes, dropping $155M for the Japanese phenom

1/22/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

The New York Yankees are once again huge players in the offseason, signing the biggest pitcher of the 2013/14 free agency period. The Yankees ha...

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The Collateral Implications of Clayton Kershaw’s Contract

1/18/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers have agreed to a seven-year, $215 million contract. Analysis of this deal is everywhere, but the sidelights have...

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Dodgers ready to 'go all-out' for Japanese pitcher Tanaka

1/10/14 in MLB   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Since being purchased by the Guggenheim Group, the Los Angeles Dodgers generally get what they want on the free agent and trade markets. The Dodger...

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MLB Remaining Starting Pitcher Free Agents – Gauging Their Markets

1/6/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Let’s look at the remaining notable MLB free agent starting pitchers and speculate on where they’re going to land.   Masahiro...

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Mariners 'are a team to watch' in race for Masahiro Tanaka

1/2/14 in MLB   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The Seattle Mariners made a huge splash in free agency when they signed Robinson Cano to a ten-year, $240 million deal, but rival executives don...

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For Which Teams Does Tanaka Make the Most Sense?

12/29/13 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Masahiro Tanaka is preparing to make the rounds as the hottest remaining MLB free agent with the most upside and highest risk. I wrote about Tan...

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Talking Yankees' Pitching With a True Yankees Fan

12/20/13 in MLB   |   patrickhoffman3530   |   122 respect

Last week, my best friend, John Strawbridge, a true New York Yankees' and baseball fan in general, dropped by to give us his thoughts on all th...

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Dominant Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka will be posted this winter

12/16/13 in MLB   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Japanese-born baseball players from the Nippon Professional Baseball league come over to the MLB with some regularity, but not many have as much bu...

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Analysis of a Japanese Import

11/27/13 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Here’s analysis of an incoming Japanese pitching star.   Keith Law, ESPN: “A big game pitcher who is at worst a number three sta...

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Yankees fans boo Robinson Cano, while cheering on mercenaries like Tanaka, Ellsbury, Beltran and McCann

4/30/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Ah, Yankees fans. The most fickle, entitled, spoiled, arrogant fans in all of sports. Also, they're apparently the most two-faced, as evidenced...

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Yu Darvish: Jealous, or just joking?

2/19/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

It started when Yu Darvish was asked about the new posting system that applied for Japanese players making their way to the United States. His r...

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Why the Yankees shouldn't trade Brett Gardner… yet

1/29/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

In spite of their maniacal spending spree, the Yankees still have significant holes to fill and a surplus of outfielders from which to trade. T...

blog

The Yankees, Tanaka, the Future and the Past

1/24/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

The post-signing euphoria is in full swing as Yankees fans and apologists have gone from lamenting a mediocre future to the annual predicting of ...

blog

Yankees overheard asking around about "This Tanaka Guy" after winning bidding war

1/22/14 in MLB   |   GFortier   |   520 respect

Initial reports suggest that this is the man the Yankees signed   After emerging from a high-stakes bidding war victorious, the Yankee...

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The Yankees have won the Tanaka sweepstakes, dropping $155M for the Japanese phenom

1/22/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

The New York Yankees are once again huge players in the offseason, signing the biggest pitcher of the 2013/14 free agency period. The Yankees ha...