Hiroki Kuroda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
When an MLB team’s roster features Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte and Robinson Cano getting overlooked is not uncommon.
The New York Yankees roster, or current DL is littered with stars that have all rightfully earned their popularity over the years.
But if I had to name the Yankees most valuable...
Hiroki Kuroda pitched two-hit ball for eight dominant innings and the New York Yankees again beat Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-0 on Friday night.
Austin Romine and Brett Gardner had run-scoring hits, Robinson Cano hit an RBI grounder and Jayson Nix had two sacrifice flies in dropping Buehrle to 1-10 in 15 starts against the Yankees. The left-hander hasn't beaten...
Hiroki Kuroda shuts out the Blue Jays for 8 innings, allowing only 2 hits and a walk. (Photo courtesy of Newsday)
New York Yankees 5 — Toronto Blue Jays 0
Kuroda gave up a lead-off double to one-time Yankee Melky Cabrera to start the game, but then struck out the next two batters (Bautista and Encarnacion). This brought up J.P. Arencibia, who hit a line drive back to the mound...
Cano hit the first of back-to-back home runs in the Mother’s day win and sweep of the Royals today. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
New York Yankees 4 — Kansas City Royals 2
A pair of home runs in the third send Yankees to Cleveland with a sweep after today’s 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.
The Royals got to Kuroda early in the first inning with some productive...
Hiroki Kuroda gave up two and with the weak offense, would get the loss.
New York Yankees 0 — Colorado Rockies 2
Yankees held to just four hits in tonight’s 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Hiroki Kuroda started the opener in Colorado. Through five innings, Kuroda was solid in familiar territory from his days with the Dodgers. While with the Dodgers, Kuroda had four starts...
Every baseball fan knows the old cliché “(good) pitching wins ballgames.” This statement rings true this season for several teams, including the Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles, and even the New York Yankees. For the Yankees, CC Sabathia has been inconsistent in his five starts this season(although he also has four wins), Phil Hughes has been up and (mostly) down, David...
New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda entered Thursday night's game with a sparkling 2.35 ERA and an even 1.00 WHIP. He also had yet to give up a single home run. His opponent, the Toronto Blue Jays, have been an early season disappointment with their 9-14 record and are sitting in last place in the A.L. East. For all that, however, the one thing that hasn't deserted...
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The New York Yankees continue to grind up wins, as they beat the Blue Jays in the Bronx last night with a score of 5-3.
Hiroki Kuroda was on the bump and struggled out of the gate, as he gave up two homers, which lead to three runs on the board from the get-go.
Kuroda still managed to throw six, and held the Blue Jays hitless after the second inning.
Kuroda dominates for his fifth career complete game shutout.
Baltimore Orioles 0 — New York Yankees 3
Hiroki Kuroda pitched an amazing game in tonight’s 3-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda in the rubber game with the Baltimore Orioles and the choice could not have been better. In a clear dominant fashion, Kuroda twirled a complete game...
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New York Yankees right-handed starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda
exited yesterday’s contest against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning
after taking a line drive off his right fingertips. Kuroda has since been
diagnosed with a bruised middle finger on his throwing hand, and the Yankees
consider him day-to-day.
Girardi: Kuroda is ok. Just a bruised middle finger.