Masahiro Tanaka News Archive
Tanaka (9-4) threw six innings Thursday, allowing two runs on nine hits in the 3-1 loss to the Rays. He struck out six batters and took the loss.
Tanaka (9-3) picked up the loss Friday against the Rangers, allowing six runs in five innings on six hits (three of them homers) and three walks while striking out just two.
Tanaka allowed one earned run on six hits and a walk while striking out nine across 4.2 innings Sunday against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision.
Tanaka (9-2) earned the win against the Orioles on Tuesday, recording eight strikeouts and allowing three hits and two walks over six scoreless innings.
J.A. Happ will slide into the rotation and start against Kansas City on Sunday, moving Tanaka's next outing to Tuesday versus Baltimore, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.
Tanaka (8-2) tossed a three-hit shutout Tuesday in Tampa Bay, walking one and striking out nine.