Masahiro Tanaka allowed one unearned run over eight innings with nine punch outs in the win over the Twins Saturday.
Anyone questioning the money the Yankees spent to get Tanaka anymore? Probably not, as he is now 8-1 in 11 starts with a 2.06 ERA and 88 strikeouts to just 12 walks over 78.2 innings pitched.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Jake Marisnick was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored on Thursday night against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick had two hits from the bottom of the order which included a double and a run scored in Houston’s 5 -2 win over Kansas City on Thursday night. His double in the second inning with two outs kept the inning alive and Marisnick scored on a single by Jose Altuve before Yordano Ventura left the game after a rain delay in the second inning. Although Marisnick struggled in the second half, he did finish September/October with a .275 average with three home runs and seven stolen bases. Analysis: Greg Jewett