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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, left, meets with catcher Austin Romine, right, on the mound during the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

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Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, left, rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run as New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19) stands on the mound during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, right, of Japan, hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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FILE - In this Friday, May 26, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in New York. Tanaka appears to do his best work at night. The New York Yankees right-hander makes his 11th start of the season in Baltimore, looking to extend an unusual run of success under the lights. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 20, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Tampa Bay Rays' Corey Dickerson drops his bat as he watches his three-run home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 20, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, second from right, of Japan, talks to catcher Gary Sanchez and pitching coach Larry Rothschild as he struggles during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, April 2, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 2, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka walks onto the field ahead of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches his team at bat in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches to Detroit Tigers' Nick Castellanos during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka warms up during a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches from the dugout after leaving the game in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Cleveland. Tanaka pitched 6 2/3 innings and gave up 10 hits and five runs. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches from the dugout after leaving the game in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Cleveland. Tanaka pitched 6 2/3 innings and gave up 10 hits and five runs. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches from the dugout after leaving the game in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Cleveland. Tanaka pitched 6 2/3 innings and gave up 10 hits and five runs. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, May 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, May 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, May 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)