Tagged with Hiroki Kuroda

New York Yankees: 2013-2014 Offseason Preview on Reading Between the Seams

New York Yankees: 2013-2014 Offseason Preview on Reading Between the Seams

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Just as fans of major football programs love to follow recruiting, fans of big dollar baseball teams love the Hot Stove season. Luckily I fall in both categories. Now that the regular season is officially over, the Hot Stove season begins for two-thirds of the teams. With that, I, in concert with the … Continue reading


AJ Burnett Will Have New Faces To Pie In 2012

258 walks later, AJ Burnett may be looking at his last day as a New York Yankee. After three up-and-down years in New York (mostly down) and the additions of Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda, the Yankee front office is looking to shed some payroll by finding someone to take Burnett’s plump contract off their … Continue reading

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