Tagged: ‘Hiroki Kuroda’

The Remarkable Consistency of Hiroki Kuroda
December 29th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Hiroki Kuroda decided to return to Japan and pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, the New York Yankees lost a pillar of their starting rotation. Kuroda pitched three seasons for the Yankees, consistently making his starts, eating innings, and giving the Yankees a chance to win games. Kuroda's departure...

Will Hiroki Kuroda Exit to Japan Force New York Yankees’ Hand with Max Scherzer?
December 27th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Life after Hiroki Kuroda begins now for the New York Yankees, but will the loss of one of their most dependable pitchers over the past three seasons force their hand to sign free-agent ace, Max Scherzer? ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda's decision to return to Japan for 2015 is a big blow to a Yankees...

New York Yankees Losing Hiroki Kuroda to Japan is Devastating Blow for 2015
December 26th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
The New York Yankees and Hiroki Kuroda will not reunite for one final season in 2015, and instead he will return home in what amounts to a devastating blow for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** The news of Kuroda's departure from the Bronx came down the day after Christmas as the Yankees, along...

New York Yankees’ Hiroki Kuroda Returns to Japan, Signs with Hiroshima Team: Report
December 26th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
It looks like it's sayonara for Hiroki Kuroda for the New York Yankees, as it looks like the 40-year-old is returning to the land of the rising sun to finish out his career. ***PHOTO1*** MLB freelance writer Daisuke Sugiura has reported that Kuroda is returning to Japan to play for the Hiroshima...

New York Yankees Desperately Need Hiroki Kuroda to Return for 2015 Season
December 17th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
UPDATE: Friday, December 19 at 5:13 p.m. ET New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke briefly about Hiroki Kuroda and what it would take to re-sign the soon-to-be 40-year-old, per Jack Curry of YES Network: Cashman: No update on Kuroda. Spoke about how $ must work to add pitching. Wouldn't say...