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New York Post Oct 18, 2017
Which Masahiro Tanaka will Yankees get in biggest start yet?

Which Masahiro Tanaka will Yankees get in biggest start yet?

The longer the Yankees’ postseason goes on, the easier Masahiro Tanaka can put a disappointing regular season behind him. The right-hander will start Game 5 of the ALCS on Wednesday in The Bronx against the Astros, with the series tied 2-2, looking for a third straight solid outing in the playoffs. He threw seven scoreless...
Sports Illustrated Oct 18, 2017

Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka Silence Astros to Win Game 5 of ALCS

The Yankees rode another fantastic outing from Masahiro Tanaka to take a 3–2 series lead over the Astros. They are now one win from the World Series.
River Ave. Blues Oct 19, 2017

After a rough regular season, Masahiro Tanaka has become the postseason ace the Yankees need

Four years ago the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka hoping he would do what he is doing right now. They signed him expecting him to be an impact pitcher, especially in the postseason, one who would help the Yankees get to the World Series. The Yankees aren’t in the World Series yet, but they’re a win […] The post After a rough regular season, Masahiro Tanaka has become the postseason ace the Yankees need appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
McCovey Chronicles Oct 18, 2017
Open Championship Series Thread - 10/18

Open Championship Series Thread - 10/18

Time to accept the inevitable, the Cubs were never going to save us. The Yankees heard our request to not get swept, coming back to tie the American League Championship Series at two games a piece. The Cubs, unfortunately, did not — they face elimination tonight over in the National League. First up, the Houston Astros are still in New York and are hoping to take another lead in Game 5, as Dallas Keuchel takes the mound against Masahiro Tanaka. You can watch this at 2:00 pm on Fox Sports 1. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers hope to sweep in Chicago to advance to their first World Series since...
Over the Monster Oct 19, 2017
MLB Roundup 10/19: Yankees one win away from the World Series

MLB Roundup 10/19: Yankees one win away from the World Series

And the Cubs live to fight another day Yankees take Game Five After dropping the first two games of the series, the Yankees went back to New York and took care of business in the next two games, tying up the series as they headed into Wednesday’s pivotal Game Five. Despite the Yankees having some momentum, Houston appeared to be in a good spot needing to win two games and having a turn each from Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander. Well, so much for that. Masahiro Tanaka started opposite of Keuchel on Wednesday and utterly dominated Houston’s offense while the Yankees were able to do...
Federal Baseball Oct 18, 2017
Houston Astros at New York Yankees: ALCS Game 5 GameThread...

Houston Astros at New York Yankees: ALCS Game 5 GameThread...

New York rallied late last night to even things up with Houston in their ALCS matchup. Masahiro Tanaka vs Dallas Keuchel this afternoon in Game 5 at 5:00 PM. Houston Astros’ starter Dallas Keuchel talked to reporters about his opponent on the mound in tonight’s Game 5 of the ALCS before the Yankees rallied to take Game 4 last night in dramatic fashion, with a four-run eighth that put them ahead and evened things up at 2-2 in the American League’s Championship Series. Keuchel has matched up against Masahiro Tanaka twice in the Postseason, facing the right-hander in the AL Wild Card...
Washington Times Oct 17, 2017

LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries to stop Yanks again; NLCS Game 4

A look at what's happening all around the majors Wednesday: ___ HISTORY ON HIS SIDE With the AL Championship Series tied at two games apiece, Dallas Keuchel pitches for the Houston Astros against Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees (5:08 p.m. EDT). Keuchel is 6-2 with a 1.09 ERA ...

Change in approach has helped turn Masahiro Tanaka into postseason ace for Yankees

Tanaka shut the Astros down in ALCS Game 5 and has overcome a down season and past injuries

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