the 12 games hes played and 6-1-0 when

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the 12 games hes played and 6-1-0 when
Posted on 9:53pm Aug 22, 2017
NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka has been every bit the ace the New York Yankees went shopping for last winter. Stefan Savic Atletico Madrid Jersey . Tanaka pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout and the Yankees got home runs from Yangervis Solarte and Mark Teixeira on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid with a 4-0 victory over the Mets. "Overall, I think that today was my best day," Tanaka said through a translator. Brian Roberts tripled twice and the Yankees finally beat their crosstown rivals after dropping six straight meetings. The Mets took all four Subway Series games last year and won two slugfests in the Bronx this week. Back home at spacious Citi Field, however, their bats went silent again. "You asked me about the home run barrage? We hit three of them tonight. They were just in the wrong park," manager Terry Collins said about spacious Citi Field. Tanaka (6-0) overwhelmed the Mets with his vast assortment of pitches while spoiling Rafael Monteros big league debut. Montero, the latest to arrive in a line of touted Mets pitching prospects, threw six competitive innings but was no match for the $155 million rookie from Japan. "In some ways, this is a David-and-Goliath matchup. One guys never lost and the other guys never pitched," Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said before the game. "So, its interesting. Well see how many rocks Rafaels got." Not enough. Tanaka is 34-0 combined in Japan and North America over his last 42 regular-season starts. He did lose Game 6 of the Japan Series last year -- before earning a save in Game 7. "I just go up there and basically try to win every single game," Tanaka said. The right-hander struck out eight and walked none, throwing 114 pitches during his first complete game in the majors. He lowered his ERA to 2.17 and gave the Yankees taxed bullpen a much-needed break. "I knew what was coming, but I couldnt hit it," Daniel Murphy said. "Hes commanding all his pitches to all zones. The splitter is the equalizer. You dont see it that much, someone using it in any count like that." Tanaka became the first Yankees rookie to begin his career 6-0 as a starter since Hall of Famer Whitey Ford went 9-0 in 1950. That sort of dependability has been sorely needed, with the Yankees already missing CC Sabathia and two other injured starters. "Hes been special," manager Joe Girardi said. Tanaka even singled in the ninth inning for his first major league hit -- giving him one more than Mets pitchers have in 64 at-bats this season. Asked what the highlight of the night was for him, Tanaka smiled. "The first hit," he said, kidding. Girardi said Tanakas teammates "loved it" and gave the pitcher some good-natured ribbing. "When you look at it, hes not that far removed from hitting," Girardi said. "Hes got an idea. He wears a shin guard." Montero (0-1) allowed three runs and five hits. He struck out three and walked two after getting called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to step into the rotation slot previously held by Jenrry Mejia, who was moved to the bullpen. The slim right-hander fanned Derek Jeter in the third for his first strikeout, but was hurt by his defence an inning earlier. With a runner on first and Tanaka on deck, left fielder Eric Young Jr. made an ill-advised dive in trying to catch Roberts sinking liner with two outs. The ball got past Young and to the wall, allowing Solarte to score as Roberts cruised into third with his first triple. Solarte, the ALs leading hitter, sent a solo homer to right in the fourth. He has 23 RBIs in his rookie season, tops on the team. "He just keeps thrilling us all, in a sense," Girardi said. Teixeira lifted Monteros second pitch of the sixth to right-centre for his eighth home run and seventh in his last 15 games. Jeters infield single, a dribbler that barely travelled 20 feet out in front of home plate, scored Brett Gardner in the seventh. "I knew that we were in a little funk, losing four in a row, and I also knew that we hadnt won a Subway Series in a while. So yes, I did want to go out there and try to get a win for us," Tanaka said. NOTES: Yankees RF Carlos Beltran (right elbow) was still unavailable but reserve outfielder Ichiro Suzuki (back) was feeling better, Girardi said. ... Sabathia had his sore right knee drained and the Yankees hope he can return as soon as his 15-day stint on the disabled list is up, Girardi said. Sabathia was examined by Dr. James Andrews and is receiving treatment. ... The Mets plan to commemorate Jeters final regular-season Subway Series game Thursday. Saul Niguez Atletico Madrid Jersey . The 24-year-old Pruneau played his CIS football with the Montreal Carabins. The six-foot, 200-pound Montreal native had 41 tackles, 3. Tiago Mendes Jersey .J. -- Patrick Sharp is on one of those streaks.Trying to build off their best offensive performance of the season, the Detroit Red Wings look to further their momentum in Ottawa at the expense of the Senators on Saturday night. The bump of adrenaline from a coaching change may be wearing off for Ottawa (14-14-6), which has dropped consecutive games and is 3-3-1 since Dave Cameron replaced the fired Paul MacLean on Dec. 8. The Senators outshot Washington 39-23, including 15-7 in the final 20 minutes, but Erik Condras second-period goal was the only shot to beat Braden Holtby in Mondays 2-1 loss. You can listen to the game on TSN Radio 1200 Ottawa starting at 5pm et/2pm pt. Craig Anderson will start in net tonight as Robin Lehner (illness) was not on the ice this morning but will be the backup. Chris Phillips will be a healthy scratch tonight. We all had a few chances, just nothing is going in, said forward Clark MacArthur, who has only one assist in his last nine games. Ottawa has been held to two goals in its last two games after scoring 17 in Camerons first five behind the bench. Some of Camerons system and principles have quickly taken hold, though, as the 52 shots allowed in the last two games are the fewest in any set of back-to-back games the Senators have played this season. Ottawas minus-4.74 shots per game differential is fourth-worst in the league. Detroit (18-8-9) had scored only six goals during a six-game losing streak in which it was able to scrape out four points via shootout losses. Those woes continued Tuesday versus Buffalo, but Danny DeKeysers score late in the second period started a run of five unanswered goals - including three on the power play in the third period - as the Red Wings rallied for a 6-3 victory. Antoine Griezmann Jersey. These streaks happen, coach Mike Babcock said. You like to think theyre never going to happen and you try to do everything you can but sometimes the puck just doesnt go in the net. These chances we had tonight; we had the same chances the last game except they didnt go in the net, he said. Tomas Tatar had two of those power-play goals in the final 20 minutes as Detroit cashed in 4 of 6 opportunities with the man advantage. That was one area immune to the Red Wings struggles during their losing streak - theyre 8 for 19 over the last six games, with seven players contributing at least one goal. Center Stephen Weiss, who had Detroits first power-play goal Tuesday, is expected to play despite leaving in the third period after taking a hit to the head from Buffalos Nikita Zadorov. When healthy, Weiss has been a catalyst to the teams success - the Red Wings are 9-1-2 in the 12 games hes played and 6-1-0 when he registers a point. When hes been playing this year hes been really productive and were really happy to see that, captain Henrik Zetterberg, who has three goals and nine assists in the games Weiss has played, told the teams official website. The home team in this Atlantic Division rivalry has won both games this season, with the Red Wings holding off the Senators 4-3 on Nov. 24. Weiss had two goals in a 4:18 span of the second period and Detroit converted 2 of 6 chances on the power play. Senators Lines MacArthur Turris Stone Hoffman Zibanejad Ryan Greening Legwand Condra Michalek Pageau Chiasson Borowiecki Karlsson Cowen Ceci Weircioch Gryba Anderson Lehner Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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