Masahiro Tanaka News Archive
Tanaka has been confirmed as Saturday's starting pitcher against Boston in Game 2 of the ALDS, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
Tanaka (12-6) took the loss Wednesday, giving up four runs (three earned) on six hits and a walk over four-plus innings while striking out four as the Yankees fell 8-7 to the Rays.
Tanaka allowed five earned runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out three across four innings Thursday against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision.