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Masahiro Tanaka is making waves in Major League Baseball with his special pitch – the split-fingered fastball.

Tanaka struck out 10 batters as the New York Yankees blanked the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on April 16 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. The 25-year-old pitcher from Japan allowed a pair of bunt singles in eight innings to win his second game. “That split is not something you want to sit on,” […]


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