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Tanaka could start 3rd or 4th game

Updated: February 28, 2014, 5:06 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Will he need his passport, or won't he?

The answer to that question will determine when, and against whom, Masahiro Tanaka makes his first major league start for the New York Yankees.

Manager Joe Girardi said Friday "it was a safe bet'' that the Japanese right-hander, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract in January, would pitch either the third or fourth game of the season, following ace CC Sabathia and Tanaka's countryman Hiroki Kuroda.

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