Koji Watanabe

Yankees land Masahiro Tanaka with seven-year, $155 million contract

Ding dong, Plan 189 is dead.

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Masahiro Tanaka vs. Hideki Irabu

For the first time since 1997 the Yankees have acquired the most hyped Japanese pitcher on the market. That's where the similarities between Masahiro Tanaka and Hideki Irabu should start and end though. We hope.

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Former teammates rave about Tanaka

Old Yankees (albeit minor ones) love the new Yankee.

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Did the new posting system work for MLB?

Masahiro Tanaka's total cost of $175 million was 64 percent more than that of any previous NPB player. Did MLB's new posting rules backfire?

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PSA Podcast Ep. 34: The Tanakacast

Masahiro Tanaka is a Yankee! Drink, dance, and be merry.

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The highest paid prospect in MLB history

Even the most polished and accomplished players have a lot to prove when being without any MLB experience. Where do we set our expectations?

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Who is Masahiro Tanaka?

Now that he is finally a Yankee, let's become acquainted with this new Japanese phenom coming to the Bronx.

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Yankees sign Tanaka: What is your opinion?

The Yankees added Masahiro Tanaka and killed Plan 189 in the process, but what do you think of the Yankees' newest acquisition?

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Yanks sign Tanaka: Media and Twitter reactions

What does the Internet think of the Tanaka signing?

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Farewell to Plan 189. We won't miss you.

Finally, Plan 189 didn't stop the Yankees from making an upgrade they desperately needed.

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Giving Tanaka an opt out means more risk

The Yankees get the worst of both worlds by giving Tanaka an opt out clause after his 4th season in pinstripes.

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Yankees take a necessary chance on Tanaka

This is going to be awesome

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