Masahiro Tanaka leaves start with shin contusion, X-rays negative

by Brendan Tuma | Yankees Correspondent | Sat, May 18th 4:14pm EDT

Masahiro Tanaka left Saturday's start versus the Rays after taking a Yandy Diaz comebacker off the shin. (SNY on Twitter)

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The Yankees are calling the injury a shin contusion and the good news is X-rays came back negative. Diaz's exit velocity on the batted ball was 111.3 mph. Ouch. Tanaka was fantastic before departing, twirling six shutout innings while striking out six. We should know more about his status in the coming days.

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