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.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:59:05 -0800
The New York Yankees re-signed SP Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year, $16 million deal with $500,000 in potential incentives. He'll earn $250,000 for 190 and 210 innings pitched, each, and an interpreter.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:35:09 -0800
The New York Yankees are nearing a one-year deal with free-agent SP Hiroki Kuroda (Yankees) worth around $16 million.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:55:13 -0800
The New York Yankees made an undisclosed one-year offer to re-sign SP Hiroki Kuroda, according to a source with knowledge of the talks. The offer is expected to be in the $15 to 16 million range after he earned $15 million last season. Kuroda went 11-13 with a 3.31 ERA in 2013.
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 18:41:11 -0800
The New York Yankees are increasingly hopeful of re-signing free-agent SP Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:47:21 -0800
The New York Yankees are currently engaged in talks with free-agent OF Carlos Beltran (Cardinals), OF Shin-Soo Choo (Reds), SS Stephen Drew (Red Sox), OF Jacoby Ellsbury (Red Sox) and SP Hiroki Kuroda (Yankees), while eyeing RP Joe Nathan (Rangers) and Japanese import P Masahiro Tanaka. The team is doing so while pressing their own star, 2B Robinson Cano, for a meeting soon to figure out whether there is a chance the two sides can narrow a sizeable gap in their contract figures.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:46:22 -0800
The New York Yankees are talking to free-agent SP Hiroki Kuroda, and a few mid-rotation starters, but free-agent SPs Matt Garza (Rangers) and Ubaldo Jimenez (Indians) aren't strongly in the team's mix.
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:32:25 -0800
The Los Angeles Dodgers would prefer to offer free-agent starting pitchers one- or two-year deals, according to multiple sources. Free-agent SP Hiroki Kuroda (Yankees) is not under consideration because the team does not want to lose their first-round draft pick.
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:00:41 -0800
Free-agent 2B Robinson Cano and SP Hiroki Kuroda are both expected to decline the New York Yankees' $14.1 million qualifying offers. Re-signing Cano is the team's top offseason priority, but he Yanks are unwilling to meet his initial demands of 10 years and over $300 million.