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Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

Created: 09/16/2014 5:52 PM KSTP.com
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says the Japanese right-hander tentatively is set to start against Toronto at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka will throw another bullpen session before the start.

Tanaka will have a limit of 70 to 75 pitches against the Blue Jays. He has been sidelined since July 9 because of a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

If Tanaka doesn't have any setbacks, he would get a second outing during the Yankees' season-ending series at Boston.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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