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5 Key Takeaways from Masahiro Tanaka's Yankees Press Conference
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Masahiro Tanaka is officially a member of the New York Yankees organization.

When the team welcomed him to America with a press conference at Yankee Stadium, the brightest pitching star from Japan entered Major League Baseball. Within a few days, fans and media members will garner a live view of his pitches and ability.

For now, we have his personality and demeanor to dissect.

After shelling out $175 million for Tanaka, including the posting fee to his Japanese team, the Yankees are counting on him to lead their rotation for a long time. If his first press conference was any indication, the franchise just landed a star.

Here are the key takeaways from Masahiro Tanaka's first Yankees press conference.

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