Is Tanaka the real deal?

As Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka prepared to pitch against the Mets at Citi Field, some Mets and Yankees fans talked about his performance in the Major Leagues so far. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy and Chris Ware)

Masahiro Tanaka celebrates as he walks off the field in the eighth inning of a game against the Mets during interleague play on May 14, 2014 at Citi Field.

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