Tagged with Hiroki Kuroda

Why Yu Darvish Will Be The Best Japanese Pitcher Yet

We’ve seen quite a few pitchers make the move from the Japanese league to the MLB with varying success. Kei Igawa, the total flop for the Yankees comes to mind. Hiroki Kuroda, a solid success now joining the Yankees is another. This offseason the Texas Rangers compensated for losing starting pitcher CJ Wilson (and Cliff … Continue reading

Hiroki Kuroda and Michael Pineda To Don Pinstripes

It appears that Yankee GM, Brian Cashman, was just taking his time.¬†Yankee fans watched the Angels sign Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. They watched Mark Buehrle sign with the revamped Miami Marlins and the Rangers win exclusive rights to negotiate with Japanese pitcher, Yu Darvish. Rumors surfaced that the Yankees would add Jair Jurrjens to … Continue reading