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Ian Desmond

Tanaka Shows He's Back

Tanaka Shows He's Back

NEW YORK — On a day of prime pitching in the Big Apple, Masahiro Tanaka did more than his part. Tanaka bested Max Scherzer, Stephen Drew hit two solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory. "Obviously, I knew who I was going up against today," Tanaka said through a translator. The top mound performance in town, however, came about 10 miles away from Yankee Stadium. Over at Citi Field, Giants rookie Chris Heston threw a no-hitter against the New York Mets. "I did hear about that right at the end of the game, so it's quite an accomplishment for a young pitcher," Yankees manager...

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