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Masahiro Tanaka, Meet The Big Apple

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Feb. 11: It took a seven-year, $155 million deal to bring the Japanese ace to the Bronx -- quite a leap of faith for the Yankees, as Tanaka, a superstar with the Rakuten Golden Eagles, had never pitched a day in the major leagues. As he met the New York media for the very first time, fans and pundits could only wonder: Will he be worth it? -- Matt Marrone