Report: Yankees sign Masahiro Tanaka to 7-year, $155 million deal
January 22, 2014, 7:00 am
In 2013, Masahiro Tanaka was 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA and a 183/32 K/BB ratio in 212 innings for the Rakuten Golden Eagles.(AP)
New York provides a huge platform for Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees have deep pockets and, of course, Tanaka’s agent Casey Close is also Derek Jeter‘s agent, providing a long track record of business dealings between him and the Yankees brass.