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New York Yankees: How 1 Hiroki Kuroda Start Means So Much
June 4th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
It may have only been one start, but it meant a lot for New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda. Even though he didn't get any run support or a win for his efforts, seeing Kuroda be dominant again was a great sight in and of itself. ***VIDEO1*** The A's are one of the...

Can New York Yankees Count on Hiroki Kuroda Going Forward Anymore in 2014 Season?
May 28th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees will look to earn a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium and look to keep pace within the American League East division race as they are three games back in the division behind the Toronto Blue Jays. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees will...

New York Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda’s Career Downfall Continues
May 24th, 2014 at 9:20 AM
***VIDEO1*** Hiroki Kuroda came into 2014 as the ace of the New York Yankees' staff. After almost two months into the season, that is no longer even close to being the case. With a little help from his defense, Kuroda let the Chicago White Sox take their first lead on Friday night. After...

New York Yankees Addicted to Japanese Candy Thanks to Hiroki Kuroda
May 22nd, 2014 at 5:40 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees are addicted to winning and while that much is known, there's another addiction the Bronx Bombers are battling with right now: Japanese candy. That's right, thanks to Japanese star Hiroki Kuroda, the team is now addicted to a candy called Hi-Chew, which was given to Kuroda by...

New York Yankees Split Doubleheader with Pittsburgh Pirates; Reclaim 1st Place in American League East
May 18th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees were able to split the straight double-header with the Pittsburgh Pirates although they had their opportunities to win both games and sweep the three-game series at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** But by winning their first game against the Pirates and with the Baltimore Orioles losing their game...

Subway Series Proves New York Yankees Must Make Trade Before MLB Trade Deadline
May 14th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** We knew how shaky the New York Yankees pitching staff was coming into this series versus the New York Mets, but the Subway Series proves the Yanks must make a deal for some pitching before the MLB trade deadline passes. The Bronx Bombers have seen their pitching staff allow 21 runs...

As New York Yankees Rotation Struggles, Masahiro Tanaka Cements Ace Status
May 4th, 2014 at 9:56 AM
***VIDEO1*** Masahiro Tanaka is the ace of the New York Yankees starting rotation and in case you needed reminding of that, the Japanese star proved it once again on Saturday versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Tanaka was stellar as always, tossing seven innings of three-run ball while allowing eight hits and racking up...

New York Yankees Facing Big Issues After Solid Start to 2014 MLB Season
May 3rd, 2014 at 9:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees enjoyed a solid start to the 2014 Major League Baseball campaign, however the Bronx Bombers are now facing major issues as the month of May begins. New York dropped its third game in a row after losing to the Tampa Bay Rays in extra innings on Friday...

Why New York Yankees Bullpen Implosion is No Big Deal
April 19th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
***VIDEO1*** Everything was going smoothly for the New York Yankees' bullpen this season until Friday night, but then it all imploded and turned into a nightmare. The Bronx Bombers' 'pen managed to blow a 5-3 lead after David Phelps relieved starter Hiroki Kuroda in the sixth inning, and in all Yankee relievers allowed eight...

Michael Pineda’s Substance-Free Start Shows Yankees Could Have Best Rotation in MLB
April 16th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** Great pitching was the story for the New York Yankees in their sweep of the doubleheader with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. Great pitching. Not disappointing pitching or ineffective pitching. For once in awhile the Yankees enjoyed truly dominant pitching. Michael Pineda shook off his last outing in which a fudge-like substance...

New York Yankees Defeat Baltimore Orioles 4-2 in Derek Jeter’s Final Opening Day of Career
April 7th, 2014 at 4:39 PM
It was a cool overcast day at Yankee Stadium for the home opener of the New York Yankees taking on the Baltimore Orioles, but the crowd heated up before the game when they knew who would be in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** Recently retired Yankees Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte, plus Jorge Posada were...

New York Yankees Spoil Hiroki Kuroda’s Solid Outing; Lose to Houston Astros 3-1
April 3rd, 2014 at 3:48 AM
After a disastrous opening night on Tuesday night in which CC Sabathia buried the New York Yankees within the first two innings, they needed a spark from Hiroki Kuroda in his first start of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The good news was that Kuroda was good enough to win, but the bad news...

New York Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka Ready for Primetime After Spring Training Finale
March 29th, 2014 at 6:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Newly acquired Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka looks ready for his big-league debut for the New York Yankees after finishing his first spring training in the states with a stellar outing. Tanaka, who took the mound against the Miami Marlins on Friday following three scoreless innings from Hiroki Kuroda, looked dominant....

Masahiro Tanaka to Make Debut for New York Yankees on Saturday Vs. Philadelphia Phillies
February 25th, 2014 at 11:05 PM
It's been a steady process getting Masahiro Tanaka accustomed to pitching in the United States and with his new teammates on the New York Yankees. On Saturday, he'll get his first chance to pitch against live competition. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced on Tuesday that the 25-year-old Japanese starter will make...

New York Yankees Have Inquired on Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Homer Bailey: Report
December 10th, 2013 at 4:32 AM
With the first day of Major League Baseball's 2013 Winter Meetings now come and gone, the New York Yankees have been quiet, but that might not last for long considering how active they had been during free agency. After adding Brian McCann to be their catcher, Jacoby Ellsbury to be their...

New York Yankees, Hiroki Kuroda Finalize One-Year Deal
December 6th, 2013 at 11:23 AM
With Robinson Cano now on his way to Seattle, this news may be a bit overshadowed. But while Jay-Z was begging the Mariners to let him "reintroduce himself," the New York Yankees were finalizing a very important one-year deal with starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. The Yankees officially made Kuroda, who appeared...

New York Yankees Make 1-Year, $15-16 Million Contract Offer to Hiroki Kuroda: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Yankees have been a very busy team this offseason since the start of free agency as they continue to address needs for their team for the 2014 season.     Brian McCann is locked up at catcher, they want to sign Carlos Beltran to be their next right fielder and...

Hiroki Kuroda Turns Down New York Yankees $14.1MM Qualifying Offer; Will Test Free Agent Market
November 11th, 2013 at 7:29 PM
On Monday, it was reported that Curtis Granderson would turn down the New York Yankees one-year qualifying offer for $14.1 million and will test the free agent market in hopes of a multi-year deal. With the 5p.m. deadline passing for players to accept or reject teams' offers, the Yankees also had...

New York Yankees Make $14.1MM Qualifying Offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda, Curtis Granderson
November 4th, 2013 at 7:05 PM
On the eve of free agency, the New York Yankees took care of a little bit of housekeeping by making three qualifying offers to some of their own players; second basemen Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson as Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on Monday. With...

MLB Trade Rumors Predicts Carlos Beltran, Grant Balfour, A.J. Pierzynski, Ervin Santana to Sign with New York Yankees
November 4th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
The countdown to Tuesday is rapidly approaching, which is the official start to the free agency period in Major League Baseball and essentially, the beginning for the 2014 offseason. For the New York Yankees, their preparation for 2014 really began the minute they were eliminated from postseason contention in the final...