New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka pitched in a simulated game Tuesday, giving up a home run and striking out nine in four innings. Tanaka threw 63 pitches, 49 for strikes, while pitching coach Larry Rothschild and special assistant Trey Hillman watched from behind a screen. Minor leaguer Cito Culver had two singles. Tanaka, 25, said he did his best to make the simulated game feel like true competition.
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