Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:14:44 -0800
Japanese League SP Hiroki Kuroda received interest from the San Diego Padres before he decided to sign with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, according a source.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:05:33 -0800
Japanese League SP Hiroki Kuroda will make $3.3 million as part of his one-year deal with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. Kuroda pitched for the Carp from 1997 through 2007 before signing in the major leagues.
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:54:19 -0800
Free-agent SP Hiroki Kuroda (Yankees) signed with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese League Friday, Dec. 26.
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 10:23:38 -0800
The New York Yankees have not officially decided if they will make a $15.3 million qualifying offer to SP Hiroki Kuroda, though it appears unlikely.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:09:05 -0700
New York Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda may elect to walk away from Major League Baseball after the season, although he has not ruled out leaving the game altogether.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:42:33 -0700
The New York Yankees will start SP David Phelps will start the first game after the All-Star break and will be followed by SPs Brandon McCarthy and Hiroki Kuroda.
Mon, 19 May 2014 00:35:57 -0700
New York Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda earned his first victory since April 12 as he walked two and struck out seven Sunday, May 18, in a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Tue, 06 May 2014 00:29:34 -0700
There are some in the Boston Red Sox organization that are wary to re-sign SP Jon Lester. The recent struggles of New York Yankees SPs CC Sabathia (age 33) and Hiroki Kuroda (age 39) weigh on the minds of Red Sox management.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:33:41 -0800
New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) insisted Monday, Feb. 10, that he is healthy and in shape. He reported to camp Monday. "I'm going to compete for the rotation," Pineda said. "I'm the same Michael Pineda. I'm 100 percent now and my body is in good shape." He is battling for a rotation spot behind SPs CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka and Ivan Nova.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 14:17:30 -0800
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said SP Andy Pettitte is not considering unretiring again. "He has shut it down for good," Cashman said. "That door is closed." If the season started today, CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda and Ivan Nova would be the Yankees' top three starters, with the two remaining spots in the rotation being filled by internal candidates such as Michael Pineda, Adam Warren and David Phelps.