MLB

New York Yankees
Career W-L
75-76
 
Career ERA
3.46
Name  Hiroki Kuroda
Born  2/10/1975
Height  6-1
Weight  190
Number  18
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/20/2014 5:41:00 PM
Description: Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda gave up one run (zero earned) on three hits and struck out six in 6 2/3 innings Sunday against the Reds, but he took a no decision after Dellin Betances gave up a home run to Todd Frazier.
Insight: Kuroda is the king of tough-luck losses. He's 74-76 in his career even though he has a 3.44 ERA. This season, he's gone 6-6 with a 3.88 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP.
 
7/1/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda lost to the Rays Tuesday despite allowing two runs over eight innings.
Insight: Kuroda has a career record of 73-76 even though he's pitched to a 3.46 ERA, so he should be used to tough-luck losses by now. The right-hander has pitched better as of late, posting a 3.26 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP since the start of June, but he's only won one game in that span.
 
5/7/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda tossed 7 2/3 innings and gave up three runs (one earned) on five hits with an 8/0 K/BB Tuesday against the Angels.
Insight: Kuroda (2-3, 4.43 ERA) had a 6.35 ERA in his previous four starts. The right-hander has a similar K/9, BB/9 and HR/9 as 2013, but he has stranded just 57.9 percent of baserunners. His career rate is 72.7 percent.
 
Cold4/25/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: The Angels tagged Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda for 10 hits and eight runs (six earned) in 4 2/3 innings Friday night.
Insight: Kuroda has a 5.28 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP in 29 innings this season. He has stranded just 61.1 percent of his baserunners, down from 73.2 percent for his career and 75.8 percent last season.
 
12/7/2013 4:26:00 PM
Description: The Yankees have brought back starter Hiroki Kuroda on a one-year pact worth $16 million.
Insight: Kuroda had a 3.31 ERA and a 1.162 WHIP in 2013, nearly identical to the 3.32 ERA and 1.165 ERA he had in his first season with New York. However, his record fell to 11-13 from 16-11. He's had an ERA of 3.76 or lower and a WHIP of no higher than 1.216 in his six major league seasons.
 
Cold8/28/2013 10:54:00 PM
Description: New York starter Hiroki Kuroda lost for the third time in a row Wednesday against Toronto (5 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 5 ER).
Insight: Kuroda's slump has to be very troubling if you're a Yankees fan. If they can't count on Kuroda (0-3, 8.10 ERA in his last three starts), the only New York starter who's pitched with any kind of consistency this year, who can they count on? An aging CC Sabathia? Punching bag Phil Hughes? It's just been that kind of year for the Bronx Bombers.
 
Cold8/23/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Yankees righthander Hiroki Kuroda had another rough outing Friday against Tampa Bay.
Insight: The Rays pounded him for nine hits and seven runs in just six innings. Kuroda has now lost three out of four for the Bombers, compiling a 4.39 ERA over that stretch. He'll try to get back on track next time out against Toronto.
 
8/17/2013 8:40:00 PM
Description: New York starter Hiroki Kuroda struggled in Saturday's loss to the Red Sox (5 2/3 IP, 11 H, 5 R, 3 ER).
Insight: Saturday was the first time Kuroda (11-8, 2.41 ERA) has allowed four runs or more since June 30th. Boston has a pretty formidable lineup so we wouldn't hold it against him. Expect Kuroda to be better next time out against the Blue Jays.
 
Hot8/12/2013 10:02:00 PM
Description: Yankees ace Hiroki Kuroda threw all zeros Monday against the Angels.
Insight: Another outstanding performance from the Yankees' new go-to guy. Kuroda is 4-1 with a 0.94 ERA in his last seven contests. He's in the Cy Young conversation along with Max Scherzer, Bartolo Colon, Yu Darvish and Felix Hernandez.
 
Hot8/1/2013 10:20:00 AM
Description: New York starter Hiroki Kuroda lowered his ERA to 2.38 after hurling seven shutout innings Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Insight: Kuroda is pitching out of his mind right now. In five July starts, he allowed just two runs in 33 innings. Many questioned the Yankees for re-signing Kuroda because of his age (he turned 38 in February) but now it's looking like the best deal of the 2013 offseason.
 
7/25/2013 7:39:00 PM
Description: Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda pitched the Yankees to a series split with the Texas Rangers Thursday.
Insight: Kuroda twirled a gem, throwing seven scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 2.51, a mark that is second in the American League.
 
7/7/2013 6:09:00 PM
Description: Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda (hip) gave up three runs over seven scoreless innings Sunday against the Orioles.
Insight: Kuroda had his start pushed back this week due to hip flexor soreness. He lost out on a win Sunday due to Mariano Rivera's blown save and is just 7-6 this season despite carrying a 2.77 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP.
 
7/5/2013 10:15:00 AM
Description: Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda will miss Friday's scheduled start against Baltimore due to a left hip flexor.
Insight: Kuroda has pitched well this season, though his won/loss record is just 7-6. He's got a 2.95 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP. Ivan Nova will replace him on the mound against the Orioles.
 
6/13/2013 9:36:00 PM
Description: Yankees ace Hiroki Kuroda turned in another strong performance Thursday versus Oakland.
Insight: In eight innings, he allowed two hits and two earned runs, walking two and striking out three. Despite pitching well, Kuroda (6-5, 2.78 ERA) hasn't won a game since May 17th against Toronto.
 
5/29/2013 4:44:00 PM
Description: Based on performance, Hiroki Kuroda has been the Yankees ace this season with a 6-3 record, 2.39 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP.
Insight: Kuroda has had to leave two separate starts after being hit by a comebacker but otherwise has thrown at least seven innings in eight of his nine healthy starts this year.
 
5/28/2013 10:33:00 AM
Description: Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda is probable for Tuesday's scheduled start against the New York Mets while dealing with a bruised right calf.
Insight: Kuroda was hit in the calf by a comebacker in the second inning last Wednesday and was forced to leave the game. He' pitched solid baseball this season going 6-3 with a 2.67 ERA and 1.055 WHIP.
 
Hot5/22/2013 10:40:00 PM
Description: Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Wednesday's game that he'd be "shocked" if Hiroki Kuroda had to miss a start due to his left calf contusion, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.
Insight: Kuroda was hit in the calf by a comebacker in the second inning and left before recording an out in the third Wednesday against the Orioles. The right-hander's next start would come against the Mets if he can make it.
 
Hot5/22/2013 9:27:00 PM
Description: The Yankees have confirmed that right-hander Hiroki Kuroda left his start Wednesday's with a bruised calf, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.
Insight: Kuroda was hit in the calf by a comebacker in the second inning and left before recording an out in the third. YES Network cameras also caught Kuroda grimacing while trying to stretch his back, but we now know for sure that the calf injury caused his exit.
 
Hot5/22/2013 8:48:00 PM
Description: Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda left his start Wednesday due to an injury, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network.
Insight: Kuroda was hit in the calf by a comebacker the previous inning, which might be the reason he came out. However, YES cameras also showed Kuroda grimace as he tried to stretch his back.
 
Hot5/17/2013 9:45:00 PM
Description: New York righthander Hiroki Kuroda was dominant Friday in a win against Toronto.
Insight: Kuroda fanned five and walked just one batter over eight shutout innings. The 38-year-old is 6-2 with a 1.99 ERA in nine starts this season. That 1.99 ERA is good for fourth-best in the American League.
 

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